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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 […]

Sarah Savoy’s Fried Chicken

Here is Sarah Savoy’s recipe for Fried Chicken from her book The Savoy Kitchen – A Family History of Cajun Food. It’s a real American – and Cajun – classic. “There are many things I often just assume people know how to do because I grew up doing them, and I’m often surprised when people […]

Scottishstani Spiced Winter Squash and Tattie Scone Paratha

Recipe by Sumayya Usmani From Tomorrow’s Kitchen – A Graphic Novel Cookbook Sumayya says about this lovely recipe for Scottishstani Paratha: ‘This recipe I share with you now has to be the one that gives me the most comfort. As a child, I would wake up on a Sunday morning to be greeted by the […]

Cheesy Scallops

From The Seafood Shack – Food & Tales from Ullapool by Kirsty Scobie & Fenella Renwick Honestly, if you love scallops and you love cheese this is a must-do recipe! It is also a great crowd pleaser so perfect if you’ve got pals overfor dinner. Serves 4 Ingredients 16 scallops, shucked glug of vegetable oil […]