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Huntly Castle

From the series “The Greatest Castles of Scotland”
Huntly Castle is one of the most well-known ruined castles of Scotland. For a number of years, the castle was granted to Sir Adam Gordon of Huntly. The castle had quite complex and cruel destiny. In 1452 it was almost ruined by the fire. The new castle was built there only in 1496.

In the nearest 300 years the castle had seen several destroying battleships and at the beginning of the 18th century, the castle became empty. Locals took stones and other building materials and used them to strengthen their houses. Huntly Castle is placed in a quite beautiful natural area, it is surrounded by a large softwood forest. The castle stays on the shore of Raveron river. This area is quite good for walks.

Not far from the castle has saved an old wooden bridge across the river. Tourists prefer this … Read all

Eilean Donnain Castle

From the series “The Greatest Castles of Scotland”
Eilean Donnain Castle is a very popular historical place. It was located on a small rocky island on Loch Duich fiord in the western Highlands of Scotland. The castle and island were named after the monk Donnain who lived there as an anchor for a long time. The first fortress was built on the island in the 13th century. For hundreds of years, the castle was in a centre of the huge battles. In 1719 during one, the castle was drastically ruined, since that time no one lived there. Only in 1911, the castle was bought by John Macrae-Gilstrap.

The new owner decided to reconstruct the historical building. All works took about 20 years. Some rooms belong to Macrae-Gilstrap, family members are famous for their charity activity. In the first part of the 20th century, Eilean Donnain Castle … Read all
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Cuisine and restaurants of Great Britain

London
Tourists with different budgets can easily enjoy a true gastronomic holiday in London. Savvy guests of the British capital should not forget to try local doughnuts that are available in virtually all cafes and fast food chains. Local doughnuts can come with a variety of fillings, with chocolate, cream, caramel, peanut butter, and strawberry being the most popular. There are even doughnuts with very unusual fillings, for example, cream with whiskey. In the morning, head to one of the local … Read more
Edinburgh
Not only high-class restaurants but also numerous pubs offer the most popular national cuisine dishes in Edinburg. Cock-a-leekie is an everlasting popular dish that local people have cooked and loved for centuries. The soup doesn’t have a fixed recipe as it is always cooked from seasonal vegetables that are available in local gardens at a certain time of the year. Dried plums are the main secret ingredient of the soup. In the past, cock-a-leekie was a popular peasant dish. Nowadays, even … Read more
Blackpool
Lancashire hotpot is one of the oldest and traditional dishes in Blackpool that locals like and keep cooking for centuries. It is quite simple to cook it at home as all ingredients for this nutritious meat dish are affordable and not hard to find. To cook Lancashire hotpot, you will need approximately one kilogram of lamb meat. Experienced chefs recommend lamb shoulder as the best choice for this dish. Cut the meat into small cubes, approximately 2 centimeters large. Lamb kidneys are an … Read more
Manchester
A special component of Manchester cuisine is baking, here they prepare amazing pies and cakes. The most famous culinary masterpiece which can be tasted in local restaurants is considered to be Manchester tart, today it is prepared in absolutely different countries. To prepare the dough, the following ingredients are needed: 220 g flour, 90 g butter, 30 g sugar, 1 egg and 2 egg yolks. For the filling, you will need 3 oranges, zest from two limes and two oranges, 6 eggs, 1 ripe mango, 3 … Read more
York
Perhaps, Yorkshire pudding is the most famous dish that tourists can try in York. The first recipe of this internationally renowned pudding was published in 1737. The recipe hasn’t changed much since that time. Small puddings are served as the main dish and as an addition to various foods, for example, to meat. To cook Yorkshire pudding, take very simple ingredients: 3 eggs, 175ml of milk, 50ml of water, 125g of flour, and salt. Mix all ingredients until you get a smooth dough that looks … Read more
Glasgow
The traditional cuisine of Glasgow is simply impossible to imagine without Haggis. The cooking method of this dish looks very exotic to many foreign guests. Haggis contains sheep’s pluck stuffed with a mix of oat and barley porridge, as well as various ingredients like sheep liver and heart. Whiskey is an important ingredient of this dish. Haggis is usually stewed on a slow fire and then served with mash potatoes or a turnip puree. Despite the fact that the cooking method of this dish may … Read more
Birmingham
Some national dishes, the recipes of which were invented in Birmingham, look quite unusual even to the British. For example, local cafes and restaurants started offering Balti in the 70s of the previous century. This dish is reminiscent of the traditional Indian curry. Balti is usually cooked in a wok and served in small cast-iron bowls. It is believed that locals fell in love with the traditional Indian cuisine after the appearance of Balti. Nowadays, local chefs skillfully adjust Indian … Read more
Liverpool
Seafood is the basis and the main ingredient of the regional cuisine in Liverpool. Local chefs use different varieties of seafood to cook delicious food. The majority of traditional dishes are very simple to cook, and their recipes appeared centuries ago. Yet during the Middle Ages, local people started cooking various fish soups. Nowadays, numerous travelers head to local pubs to try these dishes that have become the classical national food. Tuna is particularly delicious in local cafes and … Read more

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