Vegan date and chocolate crispies

  This is a recipe which was taught to me by my grandmother when I was about ten, so I have been making them regularly for a while now.  They are not only really easy and quick to make, even if you think you can’t bake, but are gluten-free, can easily be made vegan and…

A doggy day out in Largs

Having the boyfriend and his two friendly shih tzus over for the weekend, I had to think what might entertain all four of us for the day.  Being fond of a trip to the seaside, we decided to opt for a day trip to Largs, travelling via the A737 and the Haylie Brae so we…

Some thoughts on scones

  You know, these days it seems to be increasingly difficult to lay your hands on a good scone.  Every time I go out for a scone I seem to be presented with something which is either a bit stale or else just completely disintegrates when I put butter on it, which is just annoying….