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Lemons and limes a’grating can mean only one thing: citrus liqueurs in the making

I came home this evening to the smell of grated citrus and knew that Hubby was starting the preparations for our winter liqueurs – specifically lemon and lime liqueurs called limoncello and verde limoncello. The lemons and limes and grated … Continue reading

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Interesting preserves: lemoncello conserve and hot banana chutney

I had a wee pre-birthday road trip at the weekend and we ended up at Glamis Castle  in Angus, ancestral home to HM The Queen Mother. I had already had a wee peak at their website and, having been before, figured there … Continue reading

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Limoncello and verde limoncello pt 2

Our vodka has been infusing for a good 10 days so it’s time to make our liqueur! Method Strain the vodka mixture. Husband bought a jelly strainer (called a jeely bag in Scotland) last year nad it is perfect for … Continue reading

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Limoncello and verde limoncello pt 1

We love limoncello and make it every year – usually around Christmas time. It’s made in two stages – infusing the vodka with the flavour, then adding the sugar syrup. When it’s done it is glorious, and SO much better … Continue reading

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Dirk’s devilish dessert

We had dinner with our lovely friend Andrea at the weekend. We also were joined by our mutual friend, Dirk, who was over from Germany for the weekend. He made dessert. It’s the first time he’s ever cooked for us … Continue reading

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