ALISON’S VALENTINE TARTS

With Valentines Day here we have used it as an excuse to make these delicious homemade heart tartlets. They are the perfect sweet tea time treat filled with love. Ingredients: Plain Flour 225g Potato Flour 60g Caster Sugar 100g Salted Butter 200g Raspberry Jam 100ml Baking Powder 1 tablespoon 1 Vanilla Pod 1 Egg STEP [...]

WINTER BERRY BROWNIES

One of our favourite baking recipes is our American style winter brownies. Super chewy and chocolatey , they are the ultimate guilty pleasure and can be enjoyed with nuts, fresh fruit and cream. This week we have baked up some delectable brownie bites to savour with some local winter blackberries. Here is the recipe for [...]

PHOTODIARY: LOCHINDORB

Lochindorb, one of the highlands most scenic lochs is only a short drive from us at Edencoille, along the Dava Moor, north of Grantown on Spey. A fresh water loch that is also home to the ruins of Lochindorb castle, popular with birdwatchers and those who enjoy fishing. We recently took a drive to visit [...]

INTERIOR EDIT: HIGHLAND HYGGE

The beginning of the year can often bring about a sense of ‘January Blues’. The anti-climactic finish to festive celebrations, the start of diets and endless exercise regimes, the cold and bitter weather - it is easy to feel downcast and miserable. However, we have found a way to prevent this depressed state and it [...]

FESTIVE TREATS

Time to eat, drink and be merry! To help you embrace the festive spirit we are sharing our favourite Christmas Cocktail recipes as well as our homemade Mince pie tartlets. Cheers to a fabulous winter season! MINCE PIE TARTLETS Ingredients: Ready roll sweet shortcrust pastry Organic mince pie filling Icing sugar Milk for glazing STEP [...]

INTERIORS EDIT: LUXURY BATHROOMS

It has been suggested by our guests in the past, and I am inclined to believe, that the bathroom at Edencoille is the definitive show-stopping element to our B&B. The essence of luxury, a modern freestanding bath sits at the end of the bed with a view overlooking the balcony into the lush, Scots pine [...]

HOMEMADE SAUSAGE ROLLS

Around this time of year, we like to enjoy our homemade sausage rolls straight from the Aga -  a scrumptious, appetising snack that gives us warmth and cosy comfort as the winter nights draw in. Here is our recipe for you to follow. We try and use organic produce wherever possible. Ingredients: Pork Mince 450g 1 [...]

PHOTO DIARY: BELLA & THE PUPPIES

This week marks the anniversary of a wild and dramatic night that occurred a year ago, when our chocolate Labrador, Bella, gave birth to 12 puppies!! We had collected Bella as a puppy herself 4 years prior, from Poolewe however when we decided to breed her we had no idea the adventure, cuteness and quite [...]

HOMEMADE GRANOLA

Although the full Scottish breakfast is a steadfast favourite here at Edencoille Bed & Breakfast, we do have a secret homemade recipe that has been known to convert even the most die-hard fry up fan. Our homemade Granola is nutty, delicious and delightful - a healthy yummy alternative to the indulgence of our cooked breakfast. [...]

GRANTOWN SHOW

On the 2nd Thursday of every August, Grantown on Spey is host to an agricultural show in which farmers and live stock breeders come together for competition and prize giving, as well as a fun fair and a vintage vehicle display. The annual Strathspey Farmers Club Grantown Show also has a variety of stalls and [...]