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A Buttery Delight! by Norman Harper

Posted by True Highlands in Scottish Recipes | 2 comments

28.05.15

For those of you who don’t know the culinary traditions of North-east Scotland, the buttery, also known as a rowie, is an individually sized flat bread made of flour, yeast, salt and a huge amount of whipped lard. It is eaten usually at breakfast. Some consumers, with little regard for their hearts, spread this already highly calorific treat with liberal smears of butter, often topped with jam or cheese.  

Beachcombing in the Highlands & Islands

Posted by True Highlands in Kit and Caboodle | 7 comments

21.05.15

The Highlands & Islands are blessed with some of the best beaches in the world. Some keep coming back for the amazing views, to play with their children, walk their dogs or to go fishing, but for a small group of enthusiasts it’s the beachcombing that is the major attraction.  

North Coast 500: Part 3 – Explore the East Coast

Posted by True Highlands in Kit and Caboodle | 0 comments

16.05.15

The North Coast 500 route finally reaches the north east corner of mainland Scotland at John O’Groats. Be sure to take the obligatory photo at the famous sign, then head a whisker further east along the single track road to Duncansby Head. From the lighthouse it’s a three kilometre walk across the grassy cliff tops to the Stacks of Duncansby, two stunning sea-stacks with dramatic cliffs as their backdrop.  

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