The Hebridean Baker: Recipes and Wee Stories from the Scottish Islands
FÀILTE, I'M THE HEBRIDEAN BAKER
Close your eyes. What is your picture of the Outer Hebrides? Walking along a deserted beach? Climbing a heather-strewn hill with a happy wee dog by your side? Sipping a dram at a cèilidh to the tune of a Gaelic song? Or chatting by a warm stove with a cuppa and a cake? For me, it is all these things, and more ... and they have inspired every page of this book; its stories and its recipes.
The Hebrides is a larder like no other, offering some of the best homegrown produce you'll ever be lucky enough to enjoy. Let these islands unleash your inner Scottish baker! So go on, choose a recipe - they are all delicious, I promise. And, of course, homemade is always best ...
From Croft Loaf to Cranachan Chocolate Bombs, Oaty Apricot Cookies to Heilan' Coo Cupcakes, and Granny Annag's Christmas Cake to Aunt Bellag's Duff, there's something here to put a smile on everyone's face. And with his faithful West Highland Terrier Seòras by his side every step of the way, the Hebridean Baker will even help you teach your dog Gaelic, while you enjoy some truly delicious Scottish bakes.
Focusing on small bakes that use a simple set of ingredients, these recipes will unleash your inner Scottish baker - it's all about rustic, home baking and old family favourites because, as the Hebridean Baker says, 'Homemade is Always Best'.