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MSP Emma Harper

It was great to get support at the Kirkcudbright Food Festival 2016 from local MSP Emma Harper.  Thank you for coming on the day and meeting the local producers who make Dumfries and Galloway great.

Chatting with Nick Nairn

It was really nice of Nick Nairn to pop in to Station House recently during the Kirkcudbright Food Festival.  He's a really nice guy and passionate about local produce.

Buck the Trend, Bake Buckwheat Bread

Fancy a beautiful slice of bread with a taste of Eastern Europe? Then buckwheat bread is a great alternative and tastes fantastic. Absolutely heavenly when toasted and slathered in honey.    It is also a great conduit for stronger more mature cheeses. Buckwheat flour has a quite distinctive flavour and beautiful earthy quality.  It rounds out the bread and brings a depth to the otherwise bland plain white wheat flour. Hugely...

A Highland Wedding Tradition

When my friend and housemate from Ballymaloe Cookery School, Katie, got married I was absolutely bummed that I couldn't't be there, so I wanted to research and dedicate a post to Katie and her groom, Nick, wishing them joy and happiness from their wedding day onwards. Slushy stuff over, let's talk Scottish wedding traditions!  Of all the Scottish traditions I found that I could post on a family friendly blog...

Hallowe’en 2016 at Station House

  Thanks to everyone who dropped by when Trick or Treating, or 'Guising' as I now know it's called here in Dumfries and Galloway!  Sweet treats included homemade Station House marshmallows, fudge and biscuits.  For the adults a pumpkin and lentil stew with local Sulwath Brewery Ale.   What a spooky night!