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Historic Housing on Lewis – The Uniquely Preserved Arnol Blackhouse

06/11/2017 | By

The Arnol Blackhouse is a carefully preserved example of a much-loved way of living that was once common in the Hebrides, but has now totally vanished.

arnol blackhouse

For hundreds of years the people of Lewis lived under the same roof as their animals in the winter months, in what are known as blackhouses, the ruins of which dot the landscape of this windswept island.

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Sharing Some Cookbook Love – Christmas Shopping Ideas

03/11/2017 | By

It’s been a while since I devoted a whole post to my cookbook addiction, so this is well overdue! My new cookbook crushes will appeal to all food lovers.

cookbook crush pile

My name is Amanda and I am a cookbook addict. Sad (for The Bloke, at least), but true. For me it’s anything but sad. 

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Adam James – the Fermenting Guru at Rough Rice

27/10/2017 | By

For some, tofu can be a little disappointing. But for Adam James, the fermenting maestro at Rough Rice, a mouthful of tofu & miso was utterly life-changing.

Jeong Kwan with Adam James

Adam James with Korean nun, the ‘philosopher chef’ Jeong Kwan.

As I mentioned to you all a few weeks back, the inaugural Ferment the Festival was held this past weekend.

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Outback Pride Fresh – Unique Native Australian Foods Available in the Supermarkets Now!

13/10/2017 | By

We’ve been enjoying their unique and sustainable range of native foods in restaurants for years – now we can cook with Outback Pride Fresh products at home!

Logo - outback pride fresh

For more years than they care to remember, Mike and Gayle Quarmby of Outback Pride Fresh have been producing a diverse range of premium, fresh, native food.

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The Outer Hebrides Islands of Harris and Lewis

09/10/2017 | By

Harris and Lewis are islands in the stunning Outer Hebrides – although, confusingly, they are not separated by sea, but on the same land mass.

Outer Hebrides - village of tarbert

Arriving in the village of Tarbert on Harris – home of Harris tweed.

The Outer Hebrides, also known as the Western Isles, are a chain of islands off the west coast of Scotland and perched quite literally at the edge of the world.

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In My Kitchen October 2017

06/10/2017 | By

Another quick roundup of things I’m loving in my kitchen this month.

In My Kitchen this month, kombucha

I write this gazing out on a warm, sunny spring afternoon – and boy, has it been a long time coming. Unlike the In My Kitchen blog posts that seem to come around with alarming speed! 

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