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Turkey Burners for Boxing Day!

Posted by True Highlands in Kit and Caboodle | 0 comments


As traditional a Christmas ritual as turkey and stuffing, is the groan of the after effects on Boxing Day. Fortunately the Highland landscape has amazing restorative powers and so we present you here with a suggestion from each of our areas for a gentle walk to re-energise you. These are not epic adventures, just ideas for a stroll to get you out of the house, clear the head and burn off some of these turkey calories.  

Teas, Toddies and Christmas Spirit!

Posted by True Highlands in Scottish Recipes | 0 comments


The coming of winter means different things to different people. For some it’s Brussels sprouts, garish Christmas jumpers and office party misbehaviour, but for me it is the opportunity to sample my favourite festive indulgence – a hot toddy by the fire. Time and place are essential elements in this recipe. For me this is comfy armchair beside a well stoked peat fire in my parents’ house in the islands. Dark has fallen, dinner is not yet ready but I have earned this winter warmer by virtue of being outside in the snow all day.  

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