This is a simple boozy Scottish dessert traditionally made of oats, whisky, cream and berries. Purists soak toasted oats in whiskey, mix with whipping cream and throw in a few berries for good measure. You can make a heart healthy version by substituting non fat greek yoghurt … [Read more...] about Scots Love Their Bonnie Cranachan
large flake oats
Monday was Remembrance Day, commemorated across the British Commonwealth. As you may recall from Season 2 of Downton Abbey, the family and servants gathered on 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month which signified the end of World War I. In the United States it is observed … [Read more...] about Lest we Forget with Bonnie Cranachan
The phrase "Imitation is the sincerest of flattery", is credited to Charles Caleb Colton, in Lacon: or, Many things in few words in 1820. Downton Abbey has certainly seen its share of tributes as well as parodies, such as Downton Arby's, Downton Sixby circulating on the web, … [Read more...] about “Life IS Downton Abbey”. What a gem..or is that muffin?