This wonderful post tells of the work involved in cutting peat as a fuel. It also tells of Scottish Blaeberries. Brought back many memories of my childhood in Scotland.
Blaeberries are currently at their seasonal best here in the Outer Hebrides and are perfectly ripe for foraging. Following my recent good fortune to stumble across a dense patch, I gathered enough for a trio of recipes: cheesecake, muffins and jam. I feature blaeberry and elderflower cheesecake and blaeberry muffins here and will reserve (or should that be preserve) the jam for a future ‘jam and scone’ post.
The busy time of summer has limited my capacity to blog over the last month and my planned output has slipped, while my draft seasonal posts grow in number. A combination of work trips away, visitors, outdoor tasks and a sudden garden glut have kept me from the computer. I hope I can get these posts out while they are still relevant. Meantime, apologies for the lack of interaction fellow bloggers, this exacerbated by the untimely demise of my new phone while…
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