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German mac & Cheese

German mac & cheese (spaetzle)

Earlier in the summer I was travelling south with my family on our annual camping trip. We needed to find somewhere en-route where we could have a proper lunch stop and feed the family for the long journey ahead of us. We came across Corbie & Cheip in Auchterarder having been recommended to give it…

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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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Sirloin steak with lemongrass

sirloin steak with lemongrass

Our Spring cut from The Store was sirloin steaks. To be honest their steak is so good you need do very little with it, a bit of seasoning and a sear in a hot pan is fine by us. However, with it being Spring our minds are turning towards our gardens, freshness and a vibrancy…

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