Let’s Eat Lamb

Wham Bam thank you Lamb

As you may know, I grew up in England. Each Sunday, along with many other families we always had a roast for lunch. The leftovers from the meat were transformed into one or two dishes later in the week. We always seemed to have the meats in rotation, chicken, pork…

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Bread: Croatia style

Kruscic Bread

On our first day in Split, Croatia, we meet Robert. He’s been busy organising tours for us during our visit. Before we set off to meet our guide Sonia, we have coffee. “Let’s go and buy a cake to eat with our coffee.” suggests Robert. It appears that rather than…

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Visit the Royal Highland Show

Scottish Cafe Garden

 20th to 23rd June, 2013 I love visiting an agricultural show, especially as I am a country girl at heart. It’s fascinating to dip into farming life for the day. The time worn phrase “There’s something for everyone.” is true at the Royal Highland Show –  Edinburgh’s annual Scottish extravaganza.

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Harviestoun Limited Edition Eggs


This competition is now closed. Win some fabulous chocolate Easter Eggs with Harviestoun Beer. Ola Dubh Easter Eggs Win Limited Edition Eggs To enter Harviestoun’s competition, Complete the competition entry form and sign up for the Newsletter whilst you’re there . Anyone on Twitter who uses the hashtag #OlaDubhEasterEggs between now and Monday 25th March will be…

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A bread making course like no other

French breads

An academic friend of mine, Professor Hazel Hall teaches a class at Edinburgh Napier University on Knowledge Management. At the start of the course, she announces that the class will be learning to knit. Some of the students get written instructions, some get instructions with illustrations and the remaining ones…

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Boxes of Delight

One of Flavourly's Boxes

This post was written in 2013. Please visit the Flavourly website for up to date information Who doesn’t like receiving packages through the post? Much of the time we’ve made the order online and you know what’s coming through your door. The idea of receiving a box of foodie goodies…

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