Author: Kate

Food & Drink, kitchen, Recipe

Eye spy mince pies!

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Its December, and for me that means only one thing – its finally mince pie season! But Kate, I hear you cry, mince pies have been in the shops since July – don’t get me started on the ridiculously early appearance of Christmas food, suffice to say that for me […]

Food & Drink, kitchen

Building a party bar

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Any home brewer who says they wouldn’t love a bar to pour their beer from is quite frankly a big fat liar. So we finally gave into the desire  and had a go at building our own party bar to serve beer from and forgive me for being smug, but […]

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Winter is coming…

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Today was a little bit sad to start with. It’s that time of year, the garden is starting to look a bit bare as things are dying back and it all just looks so different from the green oasis it was just a few months ago. It hit me hardest […]

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Ar Bruadair Autumn update

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Ladies & Gents, we have received our first ever complaint about the blog. Well when I say complaint it was more of a disappointed observation about how little activity there has been on here recently. But let it not be said that we don’t listen… so here is the Ar […]

Food & Drink, kitchen, Recipe

Doughnut delight

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This is not for the calorie conscious… You have been warned. Kate and I are doughnut fans. Kate is a sucker for a good raspberry jam filled one and due to my time in New York, I am a fan of a brand called Krispy Kreme. The only problem with […]

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The tattie harvest

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An other exciting day here at Ar Bruadair as we turn out the tattie bags and enjoy our harvest. (For our friends in other parts like The Soulsby Farm. Tattie is what we call potato in Scotland. It comes from the gaelic buntata.) We hadn’t originally intended to plant tatties […]