On my case

Things have been really hectic over the last few months.  It’s almost unbelievable that it’s June and it’s pouring cats and dogs outside.  I’ve a feeling that when the clouds lift, there will be sparkling snow on the mountains around our village.  Suffice it to say that right now it’s cold, wet and miserable.  Since … More On my case

Veg-ing out

I have flirted with vegetarianism on and off for about thirty years, particularly when I lived alone – which I have done, not unhappily, on and off, until I finally settled down with Tom.   One of the first, if not the first, recipe book I bought, was the A – Z of Vegetarian Cooking in … More Veg-ing out

Cottage pie versus tatties & neeps… for grown-ups

I grew up with tatties and mince.  It was not my favourite meal because it was accompanied by heaps of grey, watery, mashed neeps.  This is probably one of the few in my Scottish heritage that I don’t get – neeps (turnips, for the uninitiated….)  So, cottage pie (and no, I”m not going to entertain the discussion … More Cottage pie versus tatties & neeps… for grown-ups