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Marmalade-making!

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Marmalade-making!
Phew, here are some of the jars of marmalade I made this week for guests' breakfasts at The Dulaig! For just a few short weeks in January Seville oranges become available in the shops. These special fruits are perfect for using to make mamalade. Bitter to taste when fresh, with the addition of sugar and lemon juice (and plenty elbow-grease to chop and slice them) they are transformed by cooking into zingy gorgeousness!  Adding demerara instead of refined sugar gives the marmalade...
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Huffington Post & Good Hotel Guide - The Dulaig is one of the "Top Ten Hotels for Whiskey Lovers"!

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Huffington Post & Good Hotel Guide - The Dulaig  is one of the "Top Ten Hotels for Whiskey Lovers"!
Thanks to The Good Hotel Guide we have two pieces of fabulous news tonight for The Dulaig! The Good Hotel Guide 2017 includes The Dulaig in their "Top Ten Hotels for Whisky Lovers", and the Huffington Post, one of the top 50 American internet sites, has published an article about this, including us! We know from experience here in Grantown-on-Spey that most of our B&B guests have an interest in malt whisky, some starting out on their own whisky journey and others already whis...
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Our visit to Ballindalloch Distillery

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Our visit to Ballindalloch Distillery
We had a lovely visit recently to Ballindalloch Distillery, just 16 miles from The Dulaig. Scotland's first Single Estate Distillery, Ballindalloch is built in the restored ruins of an old farm steading on the Ballindalloch Estate. The craftsmanship is obvious both in the distilling and in the restoration of the buildings - just look at this lovely old lock on the restored spirit safe.  Although it will be some years before the whisky will be ready to drink you can book an appointment a...
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Happy New Year from The Dulaig!

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Happy New Year from The Dulaig!
A relaxing evening at home in front of the fire with a lovely Speyside malt whisky, our home-made oatcakes, Connage cheese and a copy of "The Living Mountain", Nan Shepherd's wonderful book on The Cairngorms.....that is how we spent our New Year's Night at The Dulaig. ​However you spent your evening we wish you all a very Happy New Year and best wishes for 2015!
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