Upcoming Events

  1. Belleisle fright night

    October 28 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Traditional medicine and herbs used in the time of Robert Burns

    November 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cordial intentions

wine bottle and fruit

Gorgeous gluts can be preserved for dark winter nights

Whatever anyone says about this season, it has been exceptionally good (in our garden anyway) for raspberries. Canes drape over our beehives, lurk under apple trees, pop out from shrubs and thickets and the fruit is so good. Towards the end of the […]

Over-ripe fruit and flaccid veg

pan of fruit cooking

My Mum says she hates waste. Of course I am the chief offender as far as she is concerned. I try and tell her I am just maintaining my trim figure. And the stinky house dogs love having my scraps as gravy anyhow so where is the waste?

She was on one of her bandwagon […]