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Macedonian Baked Beans or Tavche Gravche

It’s recipe tasting time again so check out this great recipe for Macedonian baked beans or Tavche Gravche. We wanted to give you a chance to try out a dish from our up and coming title Macedonia – The Cookbook: Recipes & Stories From The Balkans by Katerina Nitsou. With many of us still not knowing if […]

Kitchen Quiz Episode 3

Kitchen Quiz Episode 3: Jeni Iannetta (Bad Girl Bakery) For our latest insight into the lives of our incredible and inspiring authors we journey back up to the stunning Scottish Highlands to pay a visit to the original bad girl baker, Jeni Iannetta.  Jeni’s wonderful, award winning Bad Girl Bakery is situated at Muir Of […]

Kitchen Quiz Episode 2

Kitchen Quiz Episode 2: Kirsten Gilmour (The Mountain Cafe/KJ’s Bothy Bakery) For the second in our Kitchen Quiz series of  short interviews with our amazing authors, we zip up to our favourite Kiwi in the Cairngorms Kirsten Gilmour, or KJ as she is known to many. KJ was the lady behind the fabulously successful The […]

Special Lockdown Offer: 15% Off Everything!

We have a special lockdown offer for you this February! Cooking with family and housemates has been so vital to so many of us over the last year. Sourcing interesting ingredients locally and preparing new, exciting dishes at home is as close to ‘being out’ or ‘taking a journey’ as many of us can get […]

Kitchen Quiz Episode 1

Welcome to Kitchen Quiz our new series of short interviews focussing on the wonderful people who write our cookbooks for us! Episode 1: Gillian Veal (The Parlour Cafe & Cambo Gardens Cafe) The Parlour Cafe Cookbook was our very first publication way back in the mists of time. We owe its spectacular chef and author […]

Alternative Festive Feasts

Our KP gift to you this Christmas is a couple of ideas for Alternative Festive Feasts. Many of us will soon be sitting around a dinner table sharing a festive meal together, so we thought we’d end the year by offering you some recipes to give your dinner a twist. First up: Roast Pork By […]

Mountain Cafe Mulled Wine

Mountain Cafe Mulled Wine – it could be time to add extra brandy? Let’s face it, many of us will be gathering in whatever groups we are allowed to around fire pits and beneath makeshift gazebos this festive season. So we thought it would be a good time to share our favourite festive tipple with […]

Flavoured Butters

From The Seafood Shack – Food & Tales from Ullapool by Kirsty Scobie & Fenella Renwick Flavoured butters are really quick and easy and are something Kirsty & Fenella use all the time to boost flavour and jazz up their seafood. In the Shack they use them instead of plain butter in most of their […]

Soup is Simple

‘Soup is simple!’ says Fraser Reid. Well, he would know – he is the author behind one of our favourite and perenially popular titles, Seasonal Soups. Fraser runs Fraser’s Fruit & Veg in Dundee which focuses on supplying the most local produce that he can source. The aim, he says, is ‘to get produce harvested […]

How to Dissect a Crab

Do not be afraid of crabs! Once you have mastered the art of how to dissect a crab, then a world of amazing recipes from crab bisque to hot dressed crab to creamy crab linguine and beyond opens right up for you. So no need to worry if you can’t tell your dead man’s fingers […]