Can I Have More Please!

This time of year when there’s a chill in the air and I have to put socks on in the morning to keep my tootsies warm, the oats come back out of the cupboard and I start my day with porridge. For years I’ve been playing around with adding extra flavours and goodness. And what…

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Fresh off the Press

Don’t leave your apples rotting on the ground. Take them along to Gullane’s Annual Apple Festival and press them using the village pressing equipment in a celebration of all things apple. Apples are one of my favourite fruits. This probably stems from childhood memories of harvest-time and the glorious pies, cakes and juice made from…

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It’s a Family Thing

The Brand Family at East Fortune Farm have opened a farm shop, Brand’s Larder, selling home-grown and reared produce alongside goods from other local producers. This fantastic store located on the Brand Family’s farm stocks much of their own produce from freshly-laid eggs to home reared pork and lamb, as well as a variety of fruit…

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The Perfect Summer Cup

On hot sunny days, there’s nothing Brits love more than to sit in the garden sipping a summer cocktail festooned with fruit and sprigs of mint. This year there is a local contender for the perfect summer cup – Gullane Ripple. Created by the makers of Gullane Glögg, it is a refreshing blend of raspberries,…

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