Author: Kate

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 […]

Food & Drink, kitchen

The Goblin Queen has landed

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Well we promised you an update on our beer making fun and so, here it is. Our first attempt at making beer had been an aussie style lager which was “ready” for drinking at the end of June. We tested it at various points along the way and were really […]

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Remember that pumpkin?

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Well here is a little update for you on the pumpkins… it’s getting bigger everyday and the plants have completely taken over both the greenhouse and our spare time. We have also got one little squash on the plant we have indoors and the squash plant in the greenhouse is […]

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The hard work is really paying off

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A little walk around the garden this morning really showed how all the hard work we have put in has started to pay off. It helps of course that it’s a sunny day and of course things always look great in the sunshine. When we first planted our seeds back […]

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Monster courgettes

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We are struggling to keep up. Even after taking a couple of courgettes for mum and dad when we went to visit, we still had seven on the plant and look at the size of them! It’s hard to use more than one per meal. I suppose I shouldn’t complain. […]