Rhubarb is now coming into its best in the garden. This easy to grow plant can be harvested and used in puddings and savouries.
Gaan tae the spoots – Part 2
“A couple of weeks ago, I decided I would need to do my bit to preserve one of the old Orcadian traditions and go to the spoots.”
Should ‘The Right to Food’ Be Enshrined in Scots Law?
“My proposal to enshrine the UN-recognised Right to Food in Scots Law would be a significant step forward in the fight against food poverty and provide a legal right to food.” Elaine Smith MSP
Helen’s Home Cooking Video and Recipe for Steak Pie
Traditionally associated with New Year in Scotland, steak pie is an easy to make family favourite and because the meat is essentially cooked twice any thing from chuck beef to steak can be used.
Switch to Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes make a tasty alternative to white potatoes and they are very versatile.
Families in Orkney Receive Winter Support of Grocery Vouchers
“In Orkney, this funding will allow us to provide 27 families with packs, including food vouchers, to help families through the winter period” Paul Carberry
Helen’s Home Cooking, Video and Recipe for Lentil Soup.
This video for Lentil soup. A great soup for it’s flavour; and by grating the veg, it’s super easy to get the weans to eat it.
Scottish Arable Sector Climate Group Established
“Scotland’s farmers have served Scotland’s economy and communities for decades if not centuries, and they have always managed to respond and react when needed”
Developing Alternatives: ‘Green’ Food Containers
“Making food containers is challenging. It needs more than being biodegradable.”
Serve Scotch Lamb for St Andrew’s Day
“There’s not been much to celebrate the last few months, and so this is our way of coming together in our communities and giving people a chance to celebrate something, within the allowed restrictions.”