Modern oatcakes with FLAVOUR.  Like most other oatcakes, they are gluten free -- but only if the oats you buy are guaranteed gf by the manufacturer.

Peanut Butter Power Bars for Sam Heughan - He’s tall and lean - like a triathlete - not a wrestler, aye?

A sweet, fruit-filled version of Scotland's favourite handheld meat pie, aka a turnover.

A quick-to-prepare Italian classic using fresh, local Scottish meat and cheese.  The traditional Italian ingredients are also given alongside as options.

A basic caseless sausage that is yours to experiment with and make your own.  Homemade can be easy and is always tastier than store bought.

Homemade beer, Outlander style.


: A tender, moist, almond-flavoured cake guaranteed to win your way into Roger’s stomach.

: Delicious, creamy eggs that are out-of-this-world rich and dense and crusty soda bread, just like Tobias Quinn...also delicious fresh out of the oven, or toasted the next day.

: A Louisiana twist on LJ’s oyster pie from The Lark’s Nest...because I could.

These parfait-style desserts make for a deliciously easy, make-ahead end to a romantic Valentine's dinner.  I added a few sliced almonds for some crunch.

A rich and delicious, hearty, homemade filling in store-bought frozen pastry.  A perfect compromise for the busy, multi-tasking cook.

Tasting notes about Aberlour 12 YO Cask Strength Whisky

How to make your own salt.

A DELICIOUS, hearty, smoked-fish soup made from simple ingredients that won’t hurt your wallet or your waistline.