Roasted “Tartan Veggies” with Smoked Sea Salt, Honey and Thyme and other Burns Night Recipes

Roasted "Tartan Veggies" with Smoked Sea Salt, Honey and Thyme and other Burns Night Recipes

Roasted “Tartan Veggies” with Smoked Sea Salt, Honey and Thyme and other Burns Night Recipes Today, Saturday the 25th January is Burns Night, when Burns’s all over the world will be celebrating this Scottish Bard with a Scottish feast that will include haggis, Scotch whisky and a variety of other Scottish delicacies. As a Burns… 

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Recipes, Notes & Reviews from my Kitchen: Hot Baked Tatties for an easy Autumn Lunch

Recipes, Notes & Reviews from my Kitchen: Hot Baked Tatties for an easy Autumn Lunch

Recipes, Notes & Reviews from my Kitchen: Hot Baked Tatties for an easy Autumn Lunch I have been on my travels recently, I have been down to Spain and the Basque country, as well as London, The Potteries in Staffordshire and beyond…….there will be many more posts (and recipes) about my travels over the next… 

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Warm Breakfast Duvet Day aka World Porridge Day!

Spiced Fruit and Nut Winter Porridge

Warm Breakfast Duvet Day aka World Porridge Day! As warm as a duvet and as snugly as a feather bed, today is a day to celebrate my favourite breakfast, Porridge, as it’s World Porridge Day! Organised by The Golden Spurtle, today is day to embrace oats and all that goes with them! The small Scottish Highland… 

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Scottish Meat and Tatties for an Autumn Supper

Scottish Meat and Tatties for an Autumn Supper

Scottish Meat and Tatties for an Autumn Supper As weather becomes more autumnal, I have been thinking about cooking comfort food for our family suppers. My casseroles and Pyrex dishes have been brought to the front of the pan drawer, whilst the slow cooker has been liberated from its summer storage area and now sits on… 

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A “Secret” Baked Layer Cake: Scottish Rhubarb & Ginger Crunchy Streusel Cake Recipe

A "Secret" Baked Layer Cake: Scottish Rhubarb & Ginger Crunchy Streusel Cake Recipe

A “Secret” Baked Layer Cake: Scottish Rhubarb & Ginger Crunchy Streusel Cake Recipe The lovely Scottish preserves company Mackays sent me a selection of jams and curds recently with the suggestion that I bake something with them, as part of their #bakingwithmackays challenge, as well as creating a new recipe to be shared on their… 

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My Mum’s “Teacup Apricot and Honey Porridge” Recipe for a Cold March Morning

My Mum's "Teacup Apricot and Honey Porridge" Recipe for a Cold March Morning

My Mum’s “Teacup Apricot and Honey Porridge” Recipe for a Cold March Morning Spring has ebbed away in a slither of ice and snow, and my daffodils and tulips are drooping under the weight of heavy white hoarfrost, whilst the garden birds look slightly shell-shocked as they grapple with ongoing nest-building in Arctic conditions – yes, winter… 

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Poultry with Provenance, Lamb with Class and Regional British Cheeses from Farmison

Farmison Cheese

Poultry with Provenance, Lamb with Class and Regional British Cheeses from Farmison Just over a week ago I received the most amazing box of British meat and cheeses from Farmison. Farmison is an on-line company that sources prime British meat, poultry, fruit, vegetables, pantry ingredients and cheese – they are members of The Guild of… 

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Rosy Roasted Roots, Random Recipes and Fresh Scottish Herrings in an Oatmeal Crumb

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Rosy Roasted Roots, Random Recipes and Fresh Scottish Herrings in an Oatmeal Crumb Of all the root vegetables that are grown and available in the UK and France, Beetroot has to be one of my favourites; it’s a much maligned vegetable, probably due to being picked in harsh malt vinegar for months on end, but… 

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A Family Favourite and Winter Warmer: Traditional Cottage Pie with Cheesy Mash (Recipe)

A Family Favourite and Winter Warmer: Traditional Cottage Pie with Cheesy Mash (Recipe)

A Family Favourite and Winter Warmer: Traditional Cottage Pie with Cheesy Mash (Recipe) I am a Scotty Brand Blogger – this means every few weeks I receive a lovely package of fresh fruit or vegetables, from spuds to strawberries and raspberries to carrots, I have been lucky enough the receive all of these beautifully fresh, Scottish locally… 

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A 5:2 Fast Day Diet Winter Meal Plan with Low Calorie Highland Stew Recipe

A 5:2 Fast Day Diet Winter Meal Plan with Low Calorie Highland Stew Recipe

A 5:2 Fast Day Diet Winter Meal Plan with Low Calorie Highland Stew Recipe I know what you all thinking, it’s all been quiet on the 5:2 diet front lately; well, what with doing my Wartime Kitchen and preparing for Christmas, I have not had time to post any meal plans, or indeed any of… 

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