Huntly is a small town (population 4,000) in the North East of Scotland, not forty miles from Aberdeen. Despite growing up in this part of the world, I had never properly visited Huntly. Neither did I know that the town is the home of Dean’s Shortbread– not as famous as Walkers, but probably better. With
An unlikely ruler, perched atop the rocky prominence on the Hebridean Isle of Lunga, Scotland. Humans once lived here but now it’s a breeding ground for birds: razorbills, guillemots, and those cutest of birds, puffins.
Stovies is a Scottish dish that has no official recipe. Everyone has their own version. This one came about when I was making stovies as an alternative to haggis, neeps (turnips or swedes) and tatties (mashed potato) for a Burns Supper held annually on 25th January in commemoration of Scotland’s greatest poet, Robert Burns. Stovies are traditionally made with