Monthly Archives: June 2011

Mad River

Joel & I tried out our Mad River Canadian canoe on the Rhine, on our 15km journey we mostly had Switzerland on the left and Germany on the right, we stopped for a beer in Germany without any passports!(Click on … Continue reading

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Tour de Suisse

This year the Tour de Suisse came through our village, it’s a week-long tour used as some as training for the Tour de France (Click on photos to make larger)

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Smoked Haddock

This was an amazingly good piece of Smoked Haddock served with a perfectly cooked poached egg, I was surprised because I haddock on a P & O ferry coming into Holland! (Click on photo to make larger)

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Roast Beef & Stickey Toffee Pudding

Our last Sunday lunch in the UK was spent at The Blue Lion in East Witton, it was raining outside so Roast Beef carved at the table with Sticky Toffee Pudding to follow was the order of the day. (Click … Continue reading

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The Box Tree

The Box Tree certainly has some history so we had to have lunch here! MPW worked here and has some interest in it again now. We had a lovely lunch, Andrew and his team looked after the girls, nothing was … Continue reading

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While in Yorkshire I was able to shoot and cook fresh rabbit, I slowly poached this one and then added it to a risotto.

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The Yorke Arms

Lunch at The Yorke Arms, as you can see the kidneys were cooked perfectly. Frances Atkins is one of only a few woman who have a star in the UK. (Click on a photo to start slideshow)

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The Black Sheep Brewery

We visited The Black Sheep Brewery, Real Ale is one of the things I miss that comes from the UK. (Click on a photo to start slideshow)

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White Sands & Sunsets

These photos were taken on the west coast of Scotland. We stayed in an old Croft with no access road & power, it was very remote and you felt how hard life must have been when it was a working … Continue reading

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Haggis, Neeps & Tatties

On the Isle of Skye we had lunch in the Sligachan Hotel Karin had this tower of Haggis which was great served with neeps (swede) & tatties (potatoes) after lunch we visited the Talisker whiskey distillery. (Click on a photo … Continue reading

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