Posted on 24 December 2011.
Nothing says Christmas more that a glass or two of the hot red stuff and so for the last few years on Christmas Eve this is an easy little drink that I rustle up in the kitchen just before I am about to settle down and watch some festive movies. It’ll take less than 10 [...]
Posted in Drinks
Posted on 24 November 2011.
The Christmas market is once again back in St Enoch’s Square and this time it’s not only a German market, but a much larger full blown Continental market which fills the while square. The Isle of Arran is once again represented with the Island Cheese stall (situated directly in front of the rear entrance to [...]
Posted in News, Retailers
Posted on 17 November 2011.
The ToG team have been fans of Byres Road retailer Demijohn for quite some time now and we are always curious to hear what spirit based concoction they have recently come up with. When the image came in to my mailbox the other day my heart sank thinking oh no, they haven’t gone and [...]
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Posted on 19 December 2010.
OK folks, not long now to Christmas! Here’s a lovely stuffing for pork and game or add minced meat for your Christmas turkey! Ingredients 2 Large brown onions chopped 60g of butter, lard or dripping, melted 2 medium sized cooking apples (peel, core & dice) 3 tablespoons of roughly chopped sage leaf 250g of mashed [...]
Posted in Chicken and Poultry, Game
Posted on 04 November 2010.
After Halloween the countdown to Christmas begins and my countdown is sign posted by a whole host of markers the first one being the arrival of the red cups in Starbucks. Oh yes, you know it is an indicator that there are a matter of weeks left until Santa comes and in the meantime [...]
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