Snowdrop Festival in Southern Scotland

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That time of year again. It is great to be outside weeding and pruning in the shrubbery whist the snowdrops are pushing their heads above the ground. it will soon be February which marks the beginning of the SnowdropFestival in Scotland. Did you know the Scientific name for Galanthus means milk flower. These lovely flowers […]

Autumn activities at Cosses Country House

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Crisp leaves under foot, berries ripening on the trees and glorious colours everywhere. Apples are to collect and store for the winter, and delicious desserts are created for the guests: Baked apples stuffed with home made mince meat, apple beignets, crumbles and tarts, apple ice cream and pancakes. There are plenty of leaves to sweep […]

Scottish food and Drink fortnight at Cosses Country House

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For the Scottish Food and Drink fortnight href=”http://”>Cosses Country Househref=”http:///www.cossescountryhouse.com/dining.htm”> is highlighting its famous kitchen garden and use of local food. Guests can help to select and pick their own vegetables- lots of varieties of potatoes,carrots and tomatoes, various salad crops, courgettes, french and runner beans, and a huge brassica collection. Today we picked the […]

Home Grown Produce from the garden at Cosses CountryHouse

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What a wonderful time of year in the vegetable garden. There is so much to choose from and everything is so lush. I visit the garden to decide what to serve my guests for dinner. www.cossescountryhouse.com/ I have just picked raspberries for a Mille Feuille and home made raspberry and Brockman’s gin Ice Cream. Brockman’s […]