Pork is one of those meats that seems to split opinion. The free range, full flavoured, rare breed meat I get from Harris Farm Meats is a world away from insipid factory farmed pork that so many turn their nose up at. The richness of the meat [...]
The winter it is past, and the summer come at last….
Summer in Scotland means soft fruit, raspberries especially, with their violet scented sweetness, but also strawberries, gooseberries, plus black and red currants. Broad beans, peas, and tomatoes abound, and the new potato season continues.
From the sea there’s sea trout, herring, mackerel, lemon sole, and lobster among others. As the summer comes to an end the grouse season starts, and the autumn lambs begin to become available. The season may seem as short as the days are long, but when the sun shines, the produce delivers in hues of shimmering brightness.