The Joseph Anderson Archaeological Festival 2016

We spent a wonderful August bank holiday weekend demonstrating prehistoric cookery techniques at the Thrumpster archaeological festival. Caithness is a wild and wonderful part of the Highlands, so it was quite an adventure camping there for three nights with my family. We spent the first day demonstrating simple cookery techniques to school groups. We made … read more…

Prehistoric Festival

                                We had a lovely weekend in Caithness, demonstrating ancient cooking methods. We were part of the Prehistoric festival to celebrate Joseph Andersons work…. Prehistoric Festival in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Joseph Anderson’s excavations at Yarrows 23rd August … read more…

Gorse in the Highlands

The Gorse is coming out everywhere up here now, looking really beautiful, the yellow is so vibrant. I have just returned from a week in Wiltshire where the fields are covered with oil seed rape a different kind of yellow compared to up here, but both looking and smelling good. I love the smell of … read more…

The Tourism Awards -short film

We were recently runners up at the Highlands and Islands Tourism awards. Shortlisted for  “Best nature based experience”. The short film below (less than 30 seconds) shows a few of the things we do in the woods, including a little of our prehistoric cookery, the Shetland sheep and wool! Just click on the link below Tourism … read more…

Outdoor Wild Cookery this summer

We have had a lovely summer of prehistoric cookery day and weekend courses. Outdoor wild cookery is perfect for the spring and summer months. Although we had the Mongolian Ger this year (in case we got really rained on or off!) so far we have not really had to use it and we have mostly … read more…

Iolo’s new cooking tripod

The new cooking tripod We are now lucky enough to have one of Iolo’s bespoke tripods and griddle. We tried it out on on of our May Prehistoric cookery days, it was great and makes boiling the kettle so easy. We even made Gorse flower drop scones on the griddle after supper, they were perfect and … read more…