Head to the quaint fishing villages of the East Neuk, which are famed for their tasty seafood and where fishing boats haul in a daily catch of prawns, crab and lobster. Try some fresh Fife seafood for yourself and take your pick from a range of freshly-caught ingredients at the Pittenweem Fish Market. Or why not stop off a the awarding-winning Anstruther Fish Bar and sample the traditional fish and chips?
Fruit and berries
Back on dry land, Fife’s rich farmland yields more foodie treats to tempt your taste buds. Sample flavoursome summer berries grown in Fife’s fertile soil and head for Cairnie Fruit Farm in Cupar where you can choose from a range of succulent strawberries and blackcurrants or try their best-selling jam.
For more fruity surprises, head to Newburgh, a town renowned for its fruit orchards. Here you can try locally grown plums, apples and pears. Visit the fruit markets in the town during autumn to try these delicious fruits for yourself.
To savour all the delicacies of Fife, visit the farmers’ markets which take place every Saturday on rotation in one of the four towns of Kirkcaldy, St Andrews, Dunfermline and Cupar.
For something a little different, pick up the unique products from Puddledub Buffalo, the largest buffalo farm in Scotland. Or see how the St Andrews Cheese Company near Pittenweem make their delicious dairy produce at a specially designed viewing gallery.
Get a taste of Fife and dine at one of the many great restaurants throughout the region. With a fantastic natural larder on their doorstep, restaurants in this part of Scotland are able to create delicious seasonal dishes all year round. Try the Michelin-starred Peat Inn near St Andrews and Sangster's in Elie which boast menus packed with local ingredients.
What better way to finish off a meal of fine Fife produce than with a locally produce ale or spirit? Discover a surprising range of ales and drams from across the region including Fife Gold and Crail Ale.
Fife food and drink
More information about food and drink across Fife can be found at Fife Food Network, Fife Diet or by following a food trail around the region.
Browse the listings below to find local producers in Fife.