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1. Coriander and Cilantro - What's the Difference?
Coriander and Cilantro - What's the Difference?
It is quite amazing that although people in the UK and the USA allegedly speak the same language, there are a great many discrepancies to be found, both in the spelling of certain words and sometimes even in the specific words employed to convey a particular meaning. Consequently, confusion can o...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:11:14
2. Mackerel Recipes and Different Ways to Cook Mackerel
Mackerel Recipes and Different Ways to Cook Mackerel
There are many reasons why all of us should eat more fresh mackerel. It is packed full of Omega-3 fatty acids and other valuable nutrients, it is a fairly inexpensive fish to buy in relation to other popular edible species and the number of tasty ways in which you can cook it up and serve it is s...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:14:31
3. The Last Drop, Edinburgh
The Last Drop, Edinburgh
The Last Drop is a traditional Scottish pub in the very heart of Edinburgh's famous and historical Old Town, located at 74/78, The Grassmarket, which runs adjacent and parallel to The Royal Mile. It is a place of old and traditional wooden ceiling beams, a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, fine ...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:26:56
4. How to Make a Full English Breakfast a Healthier Option
How to Make a Full English Breakfast a Healthier Option
A full English breakfast is an enjoyable and satisfying meal for many but it is rarely considered the healthiest of dishes you are likely to prepare. An excess of saturated fat, low quality meat in the sausages and even the excess of sugar in the sauces that are often lathered across it can all c...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:10:19
5. How to Make A Full Scottish Breakfast
How to Make A Full Scottish Breakfast
The first thing it is important to know about a full Scottish breakfast is that the meal is more of a concept than a hard and fast recipe. Different people have different preferences as to what they like to be served on their plate. The principal difference between a full Scottish breakfast and a...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:04:31
6. Mini Naan Bread Pizza Recipes
Mini Naan Bread Pizza Recipes
The toppings which can be included on naan bread pizzas are all but limitless but they will usually be added to larger, more familiar naan breads. The miniature naans which are featured on this page are perfect for a whole range of purposes, from finger foods at parties and buffets, to portioned ...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:05:32
7. Traditional Cottage Pie Recipe
Traditional Cottage Pie Recipe
A Cottage Pie is a type of pie made from what was once the staples of the British diet: cheap cuts of meat and an assortment of root vegetables. It is a rustic dish, so in order to retain its authenticity, it is important the ingredients be kept as few as possible and the procedures which are emp...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:10:19
8. Best Toasted Sandwich Recipes
Best Toasted Sandwich Recipes
It is probably safe to say that almost everyone's idea of what is the best toasted sandwich recipe will differ. That is why I intend to examine on this page not only the best toasted sandwich recipes according to my own taste, but also those which I believe will appeal to a wider variety of taste...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:18:08
9. Lamb's Liver Recipes and Serving Suggestions
Lamb's Liver Recipes and Serving Suggestions
Lamb's liver recipes are often extremely straightforward and quick to prepare. This is for a number of reasons, including the fact that liver does not require a lengthy cooking time. It is very often the case, however, that the unimaginative nature of lamb's liver recipes can be explained by the ...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:14:54
10. How to Make Forfar Bridies
How to Make Forfar Bridies
Forfar Bridies are probably the most famous of all Scottish meat and pastry combinations, with the notable exceptions of the Scotch Pie and the Steak Pie. As you would assume from their name, they originate in or near the small town of Forfar, in Angus, on the East Coast of Scotland. They are ess...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:26:51
11. Coley Recipes and Different Ways to Cook Coley
Coley Recipes and Different Ways to Cook Coley
Coley is a type of fish from the same wider genetic family as both Atlantic cod and haddock. One big difference, however, between coley and its more illustrious cousins is that coley is presently deemed to be a sustainable type of fish, whereas both Atlantic cod and haddock are increasingly and d...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:31:17
12. The Carry On Films
The Carry On Films
The Carry On Films series ran for twenty, laughter strewn years from 1958 to 1978 inclusive, with what has so far proven to be but a one-off comeback production in 1992. The films featured many of Britain's top comedy stars of the era, including Sid James (pictured left), Kenneth Williams, Barbar...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:27:23
13. William Wallace, Braveheart - The True Story
William Wallace, Braveheart - The True Story
Whatever your particular perspective causes you to think of William Wallace, surely very few can deny that he must have been quite a remarkable man in many different ways? It was William Wallace who almost single-handedly provided the inspiration and determination for the downtrodden people of S...
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:31:17
14. Kirkpatrick MacMillan - The Man Who Invented the Bicycle
Kirkpatrick MacMillan - The Man Who Invented the Bicycle
Kirkpatrick MacMillan was born in Coathill, near Dumfries, Scotland, in the year 1812. He was the son of a blacksmith and although as a young man he tried a variety of jobs, he finally went to work with his father. One day, he saw someone riding a velocipede, a two wheeled frame pushed along by t...
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:27:24
15. Christmas Dinner Ideas for One Person
Christmas Dinner Ideas for One Person
If you happen to be spending Christmas alone this year, it's likely you will be seeking Christmas some form of dinner ideas for one person. Remember, spending Christmas alone does not mean that you have to forego your Christmas dinner, merely that it may have to take a slightly different form. Th...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:52:20
16. How to Make Stovies
How to Make Stovies
Learning how to make stovies is not about learning and following a recipe. It is probably better to describe stovies as a concept, rather than a specific dish. The reason for this is simple in that the ingredients included in stovies and the way in which they have evolved over a period of centuri...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:35:39
17. Healthy Monkfish Recipes
Healthy Monkfish Recipes
It is fairly unlikely that monkfish will ever be described as one of the most aesthetically pleasing fish in the seas or oceans. Also known as anglerfish, it has an extremely distinctive - perhaps even ferocious - appearance. Sadly, this fact alone often puts people off discovering just what a de...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:28:00
18. The Big Breakfast Puff Pastry Pizza Recipe
The Big Breakfast Puff Pastry Pizza Recipe
I vividly remember the occasion when I first used puff pastry as a makeshift pizza base. I was temporarily but seriously short of the folding stuff and although not entirely broke, I was looking to use up any and all leftovers in the house rather than have to visit the supermarket and spend some ...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:51:51
19. Food Flasks for Sea Fishermen
Food Flasks for Sea Fishermen
Sea fishing is one of my favourite hobbies/pastimes and although still, calm conditions in summer are more pleasant at or out on the ocean, there are times when the fishing will be better when the cold winter chill is biting. On such days and in such weather conditions, considerably more planning...
Sports & Recreation - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:36:28
20. Scottish Food and Drink Quiz
Scottish Food and Drink Quiz
The myths which exist surrounding the traditional food and drink of Scotland are sometimes hugely amusing to native Scots.There must surely be few cultures on Earth where the true nature of what the people actually eat and drink is so misunderstood. This page features a short quiz, followed by so...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:28:50
21. Haggis Scotch Duck Eggs Recipe
Haggis Scotch Duck Eggs Recipe
Scotch eggs are usually semi-hard or hard boiled eggs, wrapped in minced/ground pork, rolled in breadcrumbs and deep fried. While traditional Scotch eggs can be delicious, I like to experiment with the concept and produce something a little bit different from the norm. This recipe not only sees t...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:28:00
22. Inveraray, Argyll, Scotland: A Visitor's Guide
Inveraray, Argyll, Scotland: A Visitor's Guide
Inveraray is a small, picture-postcard town on the shores of Loch Shira and Loch Fyne, in Argyll on the West Coast of Scotland. It is no more than two hours' drive from the centre of Glasgow, yet creates the impression - surrounded by the lochs and the mountains as it is - of being in a magical l...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:50:46
23. Macaroni Cheese and Chive Puff Pastry Pies Recipe
Macaroni Cheese and Chive Puff Pastry Pies Recipe
There is nothing new about the general concept of macaroni pies, even though they may be unfamiliar to a lot of people. I couldn't even guess how many years it must be since I personally first encountered them but do know that would have been in one Scottish football (soccer) ground or another, w...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:53:15
24. Easy Recipe for Pizza Dough
Easy Recipe for Pizza Dough
You may find it surprising to learn that there is nothing difficult about making your own pizza dough. Provided you make sure that you have the right ingredients, the right type of pan in which to make your pizza and are prepared to invest a little time in applying the correct pizza dough making ...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:50:43
25. Salmon and Haddock Puff Pastry Fish Pies
Salmon and Haddock Puff Pastry Fish Pies
What has in modern times become the classic British fish pie is very different from the humble dish that knows its origins in small fishing communities around the coasts in earlier centuries. Originally, fish pie was simply a way the poorer people had of using up offcuts of fish which would would...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:50:42
26. Spicy Tomato, Sausage and Cabbage Soup
Spicy Tomato, Sausage and Cabbage Soup
Soup is often described as the ultimate comfort food - and there can be little doubt that this claim is made with considerable justification. What general food type can really be more versatile? What can be more warming on a cold Winter's night? What can be more pleasurable to prepare and share w...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:48:47
27. How to Make Kedgeree
How to Make Kedgeree
Kedgeree is a British curried rice and fish dish which - perhaps surprisingly - is usually served for breakfast. There are those who believe that kedgeree is a dish of Indian invention - or by the British actually in India - and that it was brought back to the UK by British soldiers serving there...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:50:42
28. How to Roast a Guinea Fowl
How to Roast a Guinea Fowl
Guinea fowl is a type of wild game bird, originally from the country of Guinea in West Africa, hence their name. They are now farmed extensively and exclusively for food purposes in a number of countries. They have a very mild gamey flavour and are perfect for those who don't like anything to tas...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:52:19
29. Sustainable Fish Recipes and The Big Fish Fight to Save Our Seas
Sustainable Fish Recipes and The Big Fish Fight to Save Our Seas
Sustainable fish and seafood essentially refers to species which either remain plentiful in our seas and oceans, or are ethically farmed in an environmentally friendly fashion to protect them from becoming endangered. Mackerel (pictured) is but one of the many examples of the fish species current...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:50:42
30. How to Make Guacamole
How to Make Guacamole
A brief Web search on how to make guacamole will reveal some very varied and complicated recipes. When I make guacamole - as with anything else - I like to keep it as simple as possible. After all, adding too many ingredients of one's own choosing means that the dish ceases to be what it was inte...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:27:04
31. Easy Recipe for Homemade Pizza Sauce
Easy Recipe for Homemade Pizza Sauce
Homemade pizza sauce is very easy to make but there can often be a temptation and even an inclination to include too many and often non-essential ingredients. While the tomato based pizza sauce is of course important to almost every pizza recipe, the principal flavours of the pizza should come fr...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:54:20
32. How to Make Multiple Meals from One Roast Chicken
How to Make Multiple Meals from One Roast Chicken
A roast chicken is an excellent and popular choice for a family dinner. It is unfortunate, however, that particularly where there is more meat on the chicken than can be consumed at one sitting, a roast chicken can also lead to a lot of delicious food being wasted and potential subsequent meals r...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:54:20
33. Curried Eggs and Bacon on Naan Bread
Curried Eggs and Bacon on Naan Bread
Curried eggs for breakfast? Does this sound just a little bit strange? It probably does to many people reading this but a curried dish for breakfast is nothing new, even in the West. Kedgeree - the curried egg and rice dish - was created very much as a breakfast offering centuries ago by Scottish...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:48:48
34. Spicy Sausage Pizza Omelette Recipe
Spicy Sausage Pizza Omelette Recipe
Pizza omelettes have become a fairly well established concept in modern times. They basically consist of an egg base (similar to all omelettes, of course) but are topped with ingredients more commonly associated with a pizza. Pizza sauce could conceivably be added to the top of the omelette befor...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:54:20
35. How to Make Bruschetta and Bruschetta Serving Suggestions
How to Make Bruschetta and Bruschetta Serving Suggestions
Bruschetta is a bread based dish of Italian origin, usually served as an appetizer or starter. It is believed to have originated as a means of using up leftover bread which was a few days old and had gone slightly stale. It was at first a peasant dish, therefore it was traditionally made with the...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:51:48
36. Carrot, Celery and Parsnip Soup Recipe
Carrot, Celery and Parsnip Soup Recipe
Soup is a foodstuff which ticks so many positive boxes in a number of different ways. First and foremost, soup of most types is incredibly easy to make and does not require any level of specialist cooking knowledge or ability. Secondly, a properly made soup is delicious. Thirdly, soup is a fabulo...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:00:45
37. Easy Roast Turkey and Leftovers Recipes
Easy Roast Turkey and Leftovers Recipes
I've honestly never managed to figure out why turkey is a foodstuff so often associated with and consumed only at one particular time of year. So many people who love turkey as much as I do seem to eat it only at Christmas or Thanksgiving each year and never contemplate serving it at any other ti...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:26:49
38. Turkey Curry Mini Puff Pastry Pies Recipe
Turkey Curry Mini Puff Pastry Pies Recipe
Chicken curry pies are a fairly well established and popular creation but when I picked up a bargain piece of turkey in the supermarket last night, I wondered how turkey curry pies would be likely to work. So, for my latest mini puff pastry pies creation, I decided to give it a go. I was delighte...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:28:50
39. Different Ways to Cook Chicken Wings
Different Ways to Cook Chicken Wings
Chicken wings are a fast food favourite of millions of people around the world. They are juicy, tasty - and even fun (if messy) to eat! Regardless of how much you enjoy chicken wings, however, it cannot be denied that particularly when they are sold from fast food outlets they can be a little bit...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:53:13
40. Best Grilled or Toasted Cheese Sandwich Recipes
Best Grilled or Toasted Cheese Sandwich Recipes
Grilled or toasted cheese sandwiches are hugely popular and a great favourite of many people. Do you sometimes wish, however, that you could find a few extra ways to spice them up, even just a little bit? Do you want to take a few steps beyond the traditional or conventional? The best ways to enh...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:48:47
41. Who Was Uncle Sam?
Who Was Uncle Sam?
Uncle Sam is often seen as the symbol of the United States, even before "Old Glory," the Stars and Stripes Flag. Many Americans see Uncle Sam as the embodiment of their nation and their system of government and look upon him with fondness and pride. It is amazing, however, how many different stor...
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:54:24
42. How to Cook Chicken Leg Portions
How to Cook Chicken Leg Portions
Chicken leg portions are widely available from supermarkets, often bulk vacuum packed. They are usually fairly inexpensive, consist of both the leg (drumstick) and thigh of the chicken and provide a tasty and satisfying meal portion cooked in many different ways. This page is about looking at how...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:51:49
43. A Homemade Valentine's Dinner for Two
A Homemade Valentine's Dinner for Two
A quiet, romantic meal for two is one of the principal traditions associated with St Valentine's Day, celebrated on February 14th every year. Restaurants tend to book up weeks or more in advance for this special night and are free to charge virtually what they like with people desperate perhaps t...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:52:14
44. How to Make Homemade Onion Rings
How to Make Homemade Onion Rings
Onion rings are a very popular form of fast food and are sold in a wide variety of fast food restaurants, at what - sadly and unfortunately - can often be exorbitant and totally unjustifiable prices. If you consider for a moment how inexpensive the ingredients for onion rings are, the prices are ...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:53:13
45. Georg Simon Ohm
Georg Simon Ohm
George Simon Ohm (1789-1854) was born in Erlangen, in Bavaria, Germany. He was the son of a mechanical engineer, who taught him basic practical skills. From an early age, Ohm's ambition was to become a scientist and to work at one of the major German universities. He studied at the university of ...
Education - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:26:53
46. Tips for Storing Fresh Lemons
Tips for Storing Fresh Lemons
How many uses can you think of for fresh lemons or fresh lemon juice? How many food recipes and drink recipes can you think of in which one or other of them are incorporated? We can of course simply buy fresh lemons as and when we need them but this can often be an extremely wasteful process. We ...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:28:50
47. Healthy Eating on a Budget
Healthy Eating on a Budget
As financial markets around the globe plunged in to freefall, taking the roller coaster ride from Hell, and even our biggest financial institutions at least faced potential ruin, tens of millions of families felt the effect of what has come to be labelled, "The Credit Crunch." Increasing mortgage...
Healthy Living - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:52:14
48. The Five Dollar Vacation - A Worldwide Charity Project with a Difference
The Five Dollar Vacation - A Worldwide Charity Project with a Difference
It may seem strange for a Briton like me - who has never even visited the United States - to talk about The Five Dollar Vacation when of course this title would perhaps seem slightly less mysterious as his creation were he to brand it, "The Five Pound Holiday." The origins of The Five Dollar Vaca...
Nonprofits - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:28:52
49. Credit Cards - How Tuned In Are You?
Credit Cards - How Tuned In Are You?
Are you a credit card guru? Do you know precisely how credit cards work, how to get the most out of them, which type of credit card is best suited to your personal circumstances and under which circumstances you should or should not use your credit card to pay for goods? What if your credit card ...
Business & Work - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:26:53
50. Sea Fishing on Loch Etive, Scotland
Sea Fishing on Loch Etive, Scotland
This page affords a taste of the charming beauty of Loch Etive, a sea loch on the West Coast of Scotland. When you gaze out across the loch, or are out in a boat on Loch Etive, you could be forgiven for thinking that civilisation passed the area by and that you have stepped back thousands of year...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:54:26
51. Coltness Primary School
Coltness Primary School
It was in August 1974 that I started at Coltness Primary School. It is incredible to think that forty years have now passed since that scarcely remembered Summer's day. Although I have changed a lot in the interim, I was pleased to discover on my return to Wishaw in 2009 that the school itself ha...
Education - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:54:20
52. Healthy Salmon Recipes
Healthy Salmon Recipes
It is very unfortunate that salmon is often perceived as being an expensive fish to buy fresh. Canned salmon does not even begin to afford the flavours or health benefits afforded by fresh salmon and to enjoy salmon at its best, it is imperative to buy the fish fresh. A little bit of time spent l...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:52:14
53. Scottish Roll and Sausage Serving Suggestions
Scottish Roll and Sausage Serving Suggestions
Scottish morning rolls do not look much different from most other bread rolls found around the world. A Scottish Lorne sausage, however, is a very different creation from almost all other types of sausage. This is because Lorne sausages are sliced from blocks of packed sausage meat, rather than b...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:48:47
54. Homemade Steak and Kidney Pie Recipe
Homemade Steak and Kidney Pie Recipe
Steak and kidney pie in modern times can be and is made in a great many different ways. Modern cooking techniques and practices have seen this traditional British classic adapted to an extent where it is often all but beyond recognition. Steak and kidney, however, remains something which typifies...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:28:50
55. How to Become Vegetarian for a Week
How to Become Vegetarian for a Week
I have always been a lover of quality food and drink but, although I am an omnivore, I am far closer to being a carnivore than a vegetarian. That makes my going vegetarian for a week a rather unusual choice. The idea came about a few weeks ago when it was mentioned to me half in jest that I shoul...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:31:17
56. Chicken Dinner Recipe for Two People
Chicken Dinner Recipe for Two People
Chicken is not only one of the most popular foodstuffs in the world, it is also incredibly versatile in the number of different ways it can be cooked and served. Chicken can be roasted, fried, poached, grilled, broiled and more - but usually, when chicken is being served as the main ingredient of...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:31:17
57. How to Make Beef Stock or Broth
How to Make Beef Stock or Broth
What do you tend to do when a recipe calls for beef stock or broth? Simply add a little cube to a jug and top it up with hot water? Crumble that same little cube straight in to the pot or dish? Sadly, that is probably what a majority of people do but the benefits of making your own beef stock are...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:26:53
58. How to Make A Full British Breakfast
How to Make A Full British Breakfast
A substantial, fried breakfast is popular throughout the United Kingdom, especially at weekends and on holidays in modern times. Although the concept is fairly similar across the land, the full English breakfast, full Scottish breakfast, full Welsh breakfast and Ulster fry all have their own spec...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:27:27
59. Philip Laing - The Student Who Urinated on the War Memorial
Philip Laing - The Student Who Urinated on the War Memorial
Philip Laing is a nineteen year old University student from Macclesfield, Cheshire, UK. In October 2009, he was pictured in the City of Sheffield, relieving himself over a wreath of poppies at a War Memorial (not the one pictured left,) a site honouring the British servicemen and women who have d...
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:28:00
60. The Five Dollar Charity Project Visits Glasgow, Scotland
The Five Dollar Charity Project Visits Glasgow, Scotland
Welcome to Glasgow! This sub-site is dedicated to The Five Dollar Vacation and specifically the arrival of The Five Dollars in the City of Glasgow, as they sadly near the end of their travels. This site will not only track The Five Dollar Vacation around the City of Glasgow and introduce you to s...
Nonprofits - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:30:21
61. How to Promote and Market a Website
How to Promote and Market a Website
What - precisely - is the point of having the fanciest, all-singing, all-dancing website in the world,if no one ever sees it? Stop and think about it for a minute: how many newspapers would continue to be published if no one ever read them; how many stores or shops would stay in business if no on...
Business & Work - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:27:26
62. Bhuna Lamb Recipe
Bhuna Lamb Recipe
Bhuna lamb is a special Indian dish for me for a couple of reasons. The predictable one is the fact that it's absolutely delicious and I love it when it is made and served properly and well. The second is the fact that it was the first Indian dish I ever tasted. I must have been about four or fiv...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:50:42
63. Strawberries and Cream with Chocolate Walnut Crunch Dessert Recipe
Strawberries and Cream with Chocolate Walnut Crunch Dessert Recipe
Strawberries are a fruit so inextricably associated with summer. Strawberries look good, they taste good and they are incredibly versatile in the number of other food ingredients with which they can be combined. Have you ever tried strawberries with cold smoked salmon? Cold smoked salmon, fresh s...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:27:04
64. Loch Fyne, Argyll, Scotland
Loch Fyne, Argyll, Scotland
Loch Fyne is one of the largest of Scotland's many West Coast sea lochs. It is roughly forty miles in length and the scenery which can be seen along its banks is breathtaking. I have been visiting Loch Fyne for many years, usually but not exclusively in order to fish its waters. While the quality...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:27:04
65. How to Make an Ulster Fry
How to Make an Ulster Fry
An Ulster fry is a hearty fried breakfast commonly prepared, served and eaten in Northern Ireland. While just like any other fried breakfast, certain ingredients will only be included some of the time, there are those which make the Ulster fry very different from the fried breakfasts prepared els...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:50:42
66. What is Thanksgiving? A Basic Guide
What is Thanksgiving? A Basic Guide
Any American reading the title of this page may be forgiven for wondering who is actually asking such a question! The reality, however, is that Thanksgiving is something which is not celebrated outside North America and something which most of us in the rest of the world have no understanding of,...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:51:49
67. How to Make Potato Croquettes
How to Make Potato Croquettes
Potato croquettes are simply an attractive, alternative way of preparing a potato accompaniment for a main meal. Just like French fries or boiled potatoes, they can be served with meat, fish, or even a fairly simple salad. The potato is firstly boiled and mashed before it is shaped, cooled, rolle...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:51:49
68. Fish Recipes for a Pescetarian Diet
Fish Recipes for a Pescetarian Diet
The simplest way to describe pescetarianism is to deem a pescetarian to be a vegetarian who also eats fish and seafood. It should be noted very carefully, however, that a pescetarian will never eat red meat, white meat or fowl such as turkey or chicken. The wonderfully healthy Mediterranean diet,...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:51:49
69. The Difference Between England, Great Britain and the UK
The Difference Between England, Great Britain and the UK
The political and social structure of Great Britain and the entire United Kingdom is fairly complex in nature. So much so, in fact, that there are a great many people in the UK itself who do not fully understand the essential differences between England, Great Britain and the United Kingdom. Taki...
Education - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:48:47
70. The Isle of Islay, Scotland
The Isle of Islay, Scotland
Islay is located off the West Coast of Scotland. It is the most southern of the Hebridean Isles and is the renowned former home of, "The Lord of the Isles." Islay is most famed for its malt whiskies but is also a place of wondrous scenery, fantastic wildlife and incredibly friendly people. I firs...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:50:42
71. Tasty Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes
Tasty Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes
Thanksgiving and turkey are inextricably associated with one another in the United States. Perhaps understandably, in the face of tradition, this usually means that the turkey is roasted whole at Thanksgiving and thereafter carved in to serving portions. It will be cooked perhaps with stuffing an...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:40:15
72. The River Thames
The River Thames
The River Thames winds its way through the City of London like a huge aeorta, carrying and distributing the lifeblood of the city. It is the reason why London is located where it is and it has nurtured and supported the city through its millennia of growth. The Thames is not long by the standards...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:31:21
73. Rabbie Burns Quiz
Rabbie Burns Quiz
Robert ("Rabbie" or "Robbie") Burns was the Bard of Scotland and remains a cult figure around the world today. Far beyond his homeland, the name of Burns is widely known and although many recognise and understand his fame throughout North America, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa and other...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:27:27
74. Venison and Guinea Fowl Game Pie Recipe
Venison and Guinea Fowl Game Pie Recipe
Different people will have access to different types of wild game, depending upon their location and very often upon the time of year. The good news is that there are any number of combinations which can be employed in the making of a game pie and this is merely one idea that works very well. The...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:26:53
75. Unexplained Lights in the Sky
Unexplained Lights in the Sky
It was in the very early hours of November 11th, 2010, when I saw these curious light formations in the clear night sky. I rushed to fetch my camera and - perhaps fortunately - a family member who was on hand to come and witness what I was seeing. We watched this display for around ten to twelve ...
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:28:50
76. Tasty and Easy Meals in 30 Minutes from Reader's Digest
Tasty and Easy Meals in 30 Minutes from Reader's Digest
A treasure trove of recipes and cooking tips for all foodies Cookbooks as a rule offer a general selection of recipes but in these days of Internet, if you want a recipe for chili, roast beef or chocolate cake, all you have to do is type a few words in to a search engine, wait a fraction of a sec...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:27:27
77. Father's Day Meal Ideas for Dads
Father's Day Meal Ideas for Dads
When you are planning a special meal for your Dad on Father's Day, it's pretty obvious that your first step is deciding specifically what you are going to cook. You will of course want to make something that you know your Dad is going to enjoy but it is also a good idea to maybe give him somethin...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:26:53
78. How to Make French Fries
How to Make French Fries
French fries are almost always associated with fast food restaurants. They are eaten by tens of millions of people every day but only a fraction of these people actually make the French fries themselves at home. There is no great mystery surrounding how French fries are made but it should be note...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:28:50
79. Turkey and Bell Pepper Puff Pastry Pies
Turkey and Bell Pepper Puff Pastry Pies
Turkey is not just for Christmas or Thanksgiving; turkey is a delicious, low fat and tasty meat option available to be enjoyed all year round. While these turkey and bell pepper pies are perfect for using up leftover turkey in the days after the big annual celebrations, they are equally suitable ...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:30:21
80. Rainbow Trout Herb Butter Recipe
Rainbow Trout Herb Butter Recipe
Herb butter is something I have been making in several different forms for quite a number of years. Until a few months ago, however, all I had ever included in the preparation (apart from the butter) was one type of herb or another. One day, however, I come up with the idea of adding other ingred...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:31:17
81. The River Cottage Fish Book: An In-Depth Guide to Sustainable Fish and Seafood
The River Cottage Fish Book: An In-Depth Guide to Sustainable Fish and Seafood
I love eating fish and seafood. I have tasted a wide variety of species over the years and only in a couple of instances have I found a particular type of fish I didn't especially like. I eat fish fried, baked, steamed, grilled, smoked - and even in certain instances, raw! In recent years, howeve...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:26:53
82. Awesome Roast Chicken Recipes
Awesome Roast Chicken Recipes
Roast chicken is a huge favourite of millions of people around the world. From the point where its delicious, roasting in the oven smell permeates the kitchen and even the remainder of the home, to the point where it is served succulent and juicy on a plate, roast chicken should represent one of ...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:30:20
83. The Cascade, Wishaw
The Cascade, Wishaw
It can not have failed to escape the attention of anyone living in Coltness, or regularly passing along the Coltness Road, that the Cascade has been closed completely since early 2009. There was for a time much speculation as to what would happen to it, followed by the growing rumour that it had ...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:27:04
84. The Five Dollars Go To Charity
The Five Dollars Go To Charity
The Five Dollar Vacation is a charity project which began in the Spring of 2009. The ultimate aim of the project was to use The Five Dollars in a variety of ways to raise money for a great many deserving charities around the world. Just as no vacation can last for ever, that is equally true for T...
Nonprofits - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:28:52
85. The Notting Hill Carnival 2008
The Notting Hill Carnival 2008
The Notting Hill Carnival takes place in the Notting Hill area of West London on the Sunday and Monday of every August Bank Holiday weekend. It began as a small event in the 1960's, organised and celebrated by a mere few hundred West Indian immigrants. It has since grown to be a festival of cultu...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:31:21
86. Healthy Scottish Recipes
Healthy Scottish Recipes
I will concede that it is not for our culinary abilities that we Scots are best known. Statistics show Scotland to be in perpetual competition with the USA for being the designated heart attack capital of the world - a title which no country desires. This is in no small part down to diet. This i...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 01:03:21
87. Blueberry and Christmas Pudding Mini Cheesecakes
Blueberry and Christmas Pudding Mini Cheesecakes
Blueberry cheesecake is a fairly popular and incredibly tasty dessert in its traditional and most basic form. This recipe, however, features details of a perhaps unusual way to take a blueberry cheesecake to whole new levels of scrumptiousness. The recipe incorporates Christmas pudding, a rich, s...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:30:22
88. Valentine's Day Dessert Recipes
Valentine's Day Dessert Recipes
A romantic meal for two forms a big part of Valentine's Day celebrations for many couples. Often, a meal will be booked at an expensive restaurant to mark this special occasion but where a meal is to be cooked and enjoyed in the more intimate surroundings of home, good dessert recipes are a major...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:27:28
89. Chicken Wings and Mushroom Soup Recipe
Chicken Wings and Mushroom Soup Recipe
LIke millions of other people around the world, I love chicken wings. I also, however, love experimenting with them, finding new ways to cook, serve and enjoy chicken wings at their delicious, succulent best. While there is technically no limit to the number of different sauces we can use to coat...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:26:55
90. Loch Ness Movie Review
Loch Ness Movie Review
Loch Ness is not just another movie about the famous Scottish loch and the mysterious, reclusive creature which has lurked for so many centuries in its expansive, murky depths. This delightful family movie has a lot more to offer people of all age groups and with a wide variety of tastes. Featuri...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:31:21
91. How to Roast a Leg of Lamb
How to Roast a Leg of Lamb
Lamb is a hugely popular meat in many parts of the world, such as North Africa, the Middle East, parts of Asia and the United Kingdom. For some reason, however, it is perhaps less popular in places such as North America and much of Europe. This is perhaps due in some instances to the fact that la...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:27:27
92. How to Roast a Duck
How to Roast a Duck
When roasting a duck, a whole duck - just like a whole chicken or turkey - is often popped in to the oven with a wide array of potential different accompaniments. The duck may be stuffed and/or it may be roasted with a number of different vegetables to impart much of its flavour to those vegetabl...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:30:21
93. Writers' and Artists' Yearbook 2014: An Indispensable Guide for Writers
Writers' and Artists' Yearbook 2014: An Indispensable Guide for Writers
Written for British Writers - Useful for All Writers There surely must be more aspiring writers in the world than there are people looking to break in to any other profession. Millions dream of writing a bestseller and making their fortune, with probably no more than one in each million likely to...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:30:22
94. Mini Puff Pastry Pie Recipes
Mini Puff Pastry Pie Recipes
Pies are truly a foodstuff which is infinitely versatile. There are quite literally no limits to what you can add to a pie and almost everyone has their favourite type of pie filling. If you are in the United States, it is perhaps likely that pie for you will mean apple pie, blueberry pie or even...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:27:29

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