I know Bere Bannocks sounds like it’s something you’d see the doctor with. (like Fatty Cutties ) but once you’ve been here a while you soon get used to the pronunciation. Beremeal (pronounced bear) is an ancient grain grown in in Orkney and a really traditional Orkney taste. Bannocks are such a traditional Orkney food … More Bere Bannocks
You could be forgiven if not from Orkney, if you read Fatty Cutties and thought it was something you needed to see a doctor with. You may call them something different in your neck of the woods but in actual fact, Fatty Cutties are something I was introduced to when I went to Westray and … More Fatty Cutties an Orkney Recipe
I’m no Nigella, that much is obvious. In fact it’s turning into the worst online recipe ever as it’s pretty much guess work. But if you’re fairly intuitive and can cope with my slapdash approach to soup making then read on. … More Cullen Skink
*Note to self, always check if others are doing swanky fancy cakes before entering baking competitions.
However, on the blindfold taste test, I won and have made it several times since telling everyone it’s my prizewinning cake. … More Blackberry and buttermilk sponge
If we could live off rhubarb, eggs and a bit of freelance writing, I’d be edging close to self sufficiency and entering the good life by now. Sadly that dream is yet to be realised but I can teach you how to impress people and make them think you’re a baking genius with the easiest … More Rhubarb Cake