Stovies

There’s a few dishes from my childhood that fell into the ‘comfort’ food category. One of these is stovies. Stovies is for those not north of the UK border – a Scottish dish based on potatoes and meat. Everyone has their own recipe but it always contains potatoes and onions – and then pretty much … More Stovies

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Haggis

It’s nearly time for us to celebrate Scotland’s greatest bard – Rabbie Burns. And as is tradition, 25 January is dedicated to a supper in his honour. I can’t say even before I turned to a plant based diet that haggis was one of those dishes that filled me with joy, when I discovered what … More Haggis

Christmas scones

Let’s face it, the title is just an excuse for me to indulge in my favourite spices – cinnamon and ginger. I could eat these scones all year round, they’re light and fluffy and well just scrumptious. I adapted this recipe from godairyfree.org – the original had a lot of coconut in it – from … More Christmas scones

Chocolate chip scones

This afternoon I made some chocolate and banana jam. It’s been a jam afternoon, I cleaned out the freezer yesterday and decided to make some more gooseberry and ginger jam along with turning the last of our raspberry harvest into jam. Now back to chocolate and banana jam. I’ve heard of it before but I’d … More Chocolate chip scones