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Kirkcudbright Food Festival 2016

October 22 / 23 2016 saw the new look Kirkcudbright Food Festival take place in the heart of Dumfries and Galloway. An absolute phenomenal success with a footfall of over 3500, in excess of 20 different talks and demonstrations, foraging walks, children’s workshops and farm visits all incorporated.  It attracted the attention of Scottish Parliament […]

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One step further towards a school!

Very pleased with the progress on our accommodation above the Cookery School. It looks like we are on schedule to be finished in two weeks’ time. This will make the preparation for the refurb on the café and school itself much easier.

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Rational Ovens

Rational OvensI recently attended a demonstration of Rational ovens in Dumfries and Galloway. Very interesting stuff. The software in the ovens is able to calculate the quantity of whatever you put in and adjust cooking times accordingly so you have a very consistent result. All you have to do is tell it what you have […]

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Earth’s Crust Bakery

Earth’s Crust BakeryFinally managed to visit Earth’s Crust Bakery in Castle Douglas this week. As sour dough bread is one of my great loves it was really nice to visit someone who shares this passion. They have had a bit of a tough time recently as their previous premises burned down, but they are now […]

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