• Pancakes are very easy to make and taste great.

  • What could be more tempting with a cup of tea, than freshly made fruit tea loaf.  Helen Wilson has supplied this easy recipe.

  • SCOTTISH BUTCHERS are gearing up for a busy bank holiday barbecue weekend – despite weather forecasts ranging from sunshine to snow!

  • Susan Brown, Boyach Farm, Isle of Whithorn, contacted The Scottish Farmer to say that she missed the reader's recipes that we used to feature.

  • Recently on Landward, Nick Nairn demonstrated how to make the most of leftover turkey meat.

  • Every year at this time, we have the usual shot lettuce standing three foot tall, courgettes needing eaten and a row of onions that are practically getting up and walking off the soil themselves.

  • A fresh, and free soup that can be made from any nettles you find in your garden - remember to wear your gloves when picking them!!

  • Ingredients (makes 12):

  • I had never heard of Simnel cake, but on a search for Easter recipes, it was one that kept cropping up as a traditional Easter cake, so I thought it was worth trying out.