We All Need a Farmer

In August a short film, aimed at raising the feel-good factor amongst Scotland’s farmers, launched on social media. ‘We all need a farmer’ is the work of award-winning director, Jason Connery, and narrated by renowned Scottish actor Ian Pirie. The Brand family have been enormously touched by the release of a short film ‘We all…

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Worth Shelling Out For

Today we regard lobster as a luxury food, but it has not always been so. They were so abundant in colonial New England that servants, as a condition of their employment, insisted on not being fed lobster more than three times a week. And on these shores they were at first a food of the…

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Pumpkin Pulled Pork

Jane shares a Brand Family scrumptious autumnal recipe. Local culinary pumpkins from Kilduff Farm and their delicious home-reared pork make a brilliant combination. This seasonal recipe is delicious and well worth the wait and if possible make the pumpkin barbecue sauce the day before. PUMPKIN BARBECUE SAUCE INGREDIENTS 500g pumpkin puree (made by roasting 500g Kilduff…

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Pumpkin & Cauliflower with Raclette

If I have to choose my favourite season it has to be autumn, followed very closely by spring. The colours of the season, the feeling of hibernating and more than anything, the aromas in the kitchen. Rich and spicy with a nod to the festive madness that follows. I fell totally in love with all…

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Ginspiration

From decades of decline gin has bounced back and is now one of the nation’s favourite tipples. And NB Distillery is the perfect place to learn, sample and relax with this botanical beauty. In a pretty rural setting a stone’s throw away from North Berwick stands NB Distillery. This purpose-built distillery has serious eco-credentials –…

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Win a Bottle of School Night

To win a bottle of limited edition School Night, simply answer the question below. All entries will be entered into a prize draw and the winner will be chosen at random. QUESTION What is the packaging used for School Night? email your name, address and answer to: visit@nbdistillery.com entries must be received by:midnight, 31 October…

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