If there’s one thing guaranteed to give you that ‘summer holiday’ feeling it’s enjoying a nice dinner (and maybe a wee drink or two) outside in the sun.
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Kat lives in Fife and is passionate about seasonality, local produce and home cooking
For me it’s absolutely axiomatic in life that the best experiences are when you don’t really realise you’re having them.
I’ve always had a soft spot for the Jigger Inn. Its beer garden has one of the finest positions in the world, literally a golf ball’s throw from the fairway of the famous Road Hole. To sit there on a sunny afternoon with a drink in hand is the stuff of life before kids, of a simpler time when beer gardens were what weekends were made for.
I have always been fascinated by the amazing range of bottle sizes (and shapes and styles) that whisky and other spirits get sold in. From miniatures to magnums, and countless other sizes, drink can be bought in every conceivable liquid measure.
I adore bread in all its different forms. Bread, with its trusty sidekicks butter and jam, makes my heart sing. The very thought of buttered toast on these cold dark mornings is enough to prise me from my bed and propel me to the kitchen.
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