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inverurie advertiser

We met up for breakfast this morning at our favourite cafe The Kilted Frog, for a cup of coffee and a look through the Inverurie Advertiser, our local newspaper. Delighted with our article which appears this week, following our recent trip to Fife and calling on Aberdeenshire Council to look at funding something similar locally….

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lost in fife … 48hrs feast of fife

We are just home after spending a fantastic weekend attending the “48hrs Feast of Fife” conference, exclusive to food bloggers, a two day event organised and run by Fife Council through The Council played host to food bloggers from around Scotland and Northern Ireland at the event held at Eden Mansion and various other venues throughout the…

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lemon biscuits portrait

lemon butter biscuits

Lemon is one of our favourite flavours, and the fruit bowls in our homes are never without this bring yellow citrus, be it for sweet or savoury cooking. Last week we made a simple lemon posset dessert, both sweet and tart. We needed something to pair with it and decided upon a simple butter biscuit,…

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lemon posset with biscuits landscape

lemon posset

Once you come to September in the North East of Scotland, you have no expectations of the weather, you take it as it comes. However this week we’ve been blessed with a beautiful Indian summer, as we write and photograph our recipe we have the doors wide open enjoying the glorious September sunshine! That’s why its…

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wild garlic soup - tall

wild garlic soup – a mini mid-week adventure

I woke up this morning at 3am, never the best start to a day! I knew the only way to feel remotely human was to keep going. I met Michelle and decided a mini mid-week adventure was in order so off we headed for a bit of wild garlic foraging – I’ve always fancied making a…

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eggs cut

scotch eggs

When your hens keep producing there are times when you have a glut of eggs and, despite giving boxes away to very grateful friends, you just need to do something more with them. As food bloggers we often spend the day working up a recipe, but when it comes to dinner that night its a quick…

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Ginger Chilli Biscuits

ginger & chilli biscuits

The idea for this recipe came about last week when I sadly reached the bottom of my tin of Fortnum & Mason’s “Lucifer’s Ginger & Chilli Biscuits”. I blame Michelle for this addiction, she got a tin from her husband for Christmas last year and let me taste! These are my favourite biscuits, but given the…

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