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Hobbies and Pastimes

Elie Rubies

Scottish Gemstones: Elie Rubies

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Elie Rubies are the name given to beautiful red wine coloured garnets which have been gathered for centuries
Grapes grown in Dundee, Scotland

The ultimate hobby: the ancient art of wine making

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Just finished making the first batch of wine from fresh grapes grown here in Dundee, wine…
Errol Car Boot Sale

Errol Car Boot Sale, the largest in Tayside

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Errol Car Boot Sale is massive and attracts thousands of people anxious to take home a…
Lochee High Street

Genealogy: Our guide to tracing your family history

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Genealogy is a fascinating and rewarding hobby and tracing your family history has become…

Food and Drink

Leek and Potato Soup

Winter Warmers: Classic Leek and Potato Soup

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Leek and Potato soup is a classic creamy vegetable soup that's busting with flavour, when served hot
Scotch Pancakes

Scotch Pancakes: the ideal treat for teatime

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Scotch pancakes or drop Scones are delicious served hot from the gridle, these…
A well-sources holiday roast doubles as a conversation piece

How to cook a perfect holiday roast

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These days, many of us are weighing the impacts and ethics of meat eating in general. So…
Baby Leeks with Lime and Chilli Butter

Baby Leeks with Lime and Chilli Butter

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Griddling vegetables is a brilliant way of retaining the crunch and adding a sweet…