French-Style Baked Eggs (Recipe)

Oeufs cocotte are eggs baked in small ramekins. Before trying my hand at them, I had eaten three French-style baked eggs in my life. Two of them were among the best dishes I have ever tasted. The first was at the Auld Alliance bed and breakfast in the Cairngorms National Park in Scotland (the chef […]

Conversations from Scotland

Conversation between Sebastien and I upon arrival in Scotland a week ago: It’s not raining. S: Wow, this is great! We landed in Glasgow two hours ago and here we already are in Stirling! J: Yeah, that was super fast. We got our bags, the car, went to the bathroom in, what, an hour tops? […]

Highlights from the Highlands

If I were a sheep, I would live in Scotland. I say this because Sebastien and I have just spent five days exploring the Scottish Highlands and it was quite obvious that the sheep rule. They dominate the landscape. Happy (and oblivious) as can be, they spend the entire day grazing on the open fields. […]