Monthly Archives: October 2011

A heilan wedding

The Loch Ness House Hotel was our location this weekend and the venue for my cousin’s heilan wedding. A fab time was had by all – much drinking, dancing and eating! The food was great. I thoroughly enjoyed my breakfast … Continue reading

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Eating out – the Old School

The Old School, Dunvegan, is simply our favourite restaurant. OK, so we’re a biased – we had our wedding breakfast there – but it never fails to disappoint. My partner in crime (friend, Andrea) and I pre-ordered lobster. It was … Continue reading

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Eating out – the Stein Inn

On a rather miserable afternoon there’s nothing quite like chilling out in the pub, playing cards and drinking beer. By this stage we’d had enough of sightseeing (not to mention lots of our favoured destinations were already closed for the … Continue reading

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Bagels and other baked goods

A thorough recommendation for the Watermill cafe and bakery at Blair Atholl. Though it’s now closed for the season it’s definitely worth a trip during the spring/summer. It’s a working mill, powered by a water wheel and the local stream. … Continue reading

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Eating out – Jann’s Cakes

Jann’s Cakes, Dunvegan, was a welcome ray of sunshine during our day on Skye – very disappointingly for these tourists, EVERYTHING we planned or hoped to see was closed… That means you: Dunvegan Castle, Skye Silver and Red Roof Cafe… … Continue reading

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Accompaniments for an Indian meal

Pakora sauce 250ml tomato ketchup 250ml water 1tsp mint sauce juice of half a lemon 1tsp salt 1 to 4tsp sugar, to taste Mix ingredients together. Serve as dipping sauce for pakora. Raita Mix 200ml fat free Greek yoghurt with 2 tbsp … Continue reading

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Cocktail hour

Drinkies!! I’ve been to another branch of All Bar One before and not been hugely impressed. But for drinks before dinner on a Sunday night it was just the thing. The service was pretty good, and I’m always impressed when … Continue reading

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