Food Matters

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The unique selling point of Cosses Country House is the food. If it can be home-made or home-grown, then it is. Other wise it is sourced as locally as possible, often from members of the Ayrshire Food Network . Not only is it a great foodie experience at Cosses but: “Ayrshire and Arran are renowned very […]

Catch of the day

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BALLANTRAE FESTIVAL EXCEEDS ALL EXPECTATIONS Sunday’s wind and rain didn’t deter almost four thousand people turning up for the first ever Ballantrae Festival of Food & Drink.  With numbers exceeding all expectations, visitors flocked to the event which was held in a grand marquee at the harbour.  Stalls offering fresh quality local food and pop-up restaurants all did a […]

Cosses Country House 2014 Fine Wine list

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Cosses Country House has a fine wine selection supplied by Alexander Wines– an independent, Glasgow-based fine wine merchant supplying wines from around the world to many of Scotland’s best hotels and restaurants. Founded in 1981 by the proprietor, Fraser Alexander, the company has grown rapidly in recent years, currently employing a team of 12 full-time […]

Taste Ayrshire Food Festival

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“Taking place between the 1st and the 9th of September 2012, the first ever Taste Ayrshire Food Festival is a long overdue celebration of the fantastic array of food and drink produced across the region. Journeying the iconic coastline stretching from Ballantrae to Largs, sailing the sea to Arran, and wandering inland to the hidden […]

New Whisky Experience and Robert Burns

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Alloway is the home of Robert Burns and the new 5 ***** museum The important Alloway 1759 event is being held this year on Sunday 29th Jan in Alloway main street timing 12.15 -15.00. Ayrshire Food network members will be participating in the farmers’ market,which will include some local crafters and textiles. The whisky experience […]

Scottish year of Food and Drink

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In Ayrshire there is an amazing source of local produce. Wendy Barrie from Scottish Food Guide says ‘As a leading contributor to the Scottish food scene and campaigner for good food: natural, wholesome, fresh and safe, may I commend to all seekers and providers of good food my selection of the best of Scottish fare.’ […]