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Scare yourself into eating less

Scare yourself into eating less

Max and Riley (see above) and I have just completed a total 3,500 miles of daily walking since they arrived here as pups three and a half years ago. We have averaged three miles a day in all weathers, I don’t doubt to the great amusement of passing drivers as the three of us stride forward through horizontal rain […]

How to make the classic buttery

How to make the classic buttery

The browser search which brought most visitors to this site last year was: “How many calories in a buttery?” Yes, it’s a mystery to me, as well. For those of you who don’t know the culinary traditions of North-east Scotland, the buttery, also known as a rowie, is an individually sized flat bread made of […]

Butteries (or rowies)

Butteries (or rowies)

Butteries (or rowies if you’re from Aberdeen City) are the staple of the breakfast table in North-east Scotland. They are highly calorific because of the great lard content. This is no accident; they were intended to sustain trawlermen on long, cold voyages. Fishers needed food that kept well and took up little space. Most butteries are […]

Rowies or butteries?

Rowies or butteries?

Are you in the rowie camp or the buttery camp? Which version of the North-east’s morning roll do you favour? It’s one of the great debates in North-east Scottish cuisine. I have listened to arguments down the years about the relative merits of butteries and rowies and not once has anyone in either camp yielded […]

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