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Message In A Bottle

MILK!

Tasting the top of the cream from the Wee Isle Dairy milk bottle evoked many childhood memories of my first year milk project at secondary school.

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Eyes On The Pie

Simple Simon’s Perfect Pies might be a bit of a mouthful, but once discovered, it’s a name you might want to keep on the tip of your tongue.

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Colour Your Palate

Eating an array of colourful foods boosts your energy levels and colour is nature’s way of making healthy food attractive.

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A Sunday Lunch Convert

Sundays in Scotland aren’t always beautifully sunny and even when they are, I rarely have access to a car. The last time these planets aligned, we celebrated with lunch out.

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Mărțișor – Cheers to Tradition

Mărțișor, celebrated at the beginning of March, is the ancient Romanian celebration of the beginning of spring, a tradition over 8000 years old. It’s also a (slightly newer) white wine.

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Going Seasonal at Café Rouge

It’s 5pm on a February Monday, and you have a rare opportunity to eat out. However, you’re catering for three people at very different places on the ‘likes to try different foods’ spectrum. Where to dine?

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