Craigie's Recipes

Looking for some inspiration and ideas on what to do with all of that lovely fresh local produce you've just bought from the farm?  We've pulled together some of our favourite recipes to give you some ideas...

But please, do let us know if you're a budding chef, a creative cook or you simply like spending time in the kitchen and are happy to share your recipes with us on our Facebook page. We would love to see what you are baking, making, pickling or fermenting particularly if you are using ingredients you've picked up from the farm!

Cherry Sorbet

Keep cool this summer with this easy sorbet recipe using Craigie’s cherries. You can use an ice cream machine or if you don’t have one, you can still prepare by hand. Serves 8 people

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Craigie’s Pickles

Craigie’s gooseberries are amazing at this time of year and we have a wonderful pickle recipe for you to try at home. Makes 20 jars. 

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Strawberry Salad with Poppyseed Dressing

Craigie’s fresh strawberries will give this salad so much flavour you won’t want to stop eating it! Amazing on its own or take it on a picnic for a refreshing side dish.  Serves 12 people.

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Vegan Potato Salad

This potato salad is so simple, delicious and refreshing. It’s perfect to eat on the go, as a side or as the main dish. The recipe is suitable for vegans to eat as we’ve taken out the dairy elements of the salad. The maple syrup gives it a sweetness that you will love!  Serves 5 people.

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Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Pancakes are an easy dessert to make and something that the kids can try to make alongside a responsible adult (could get very messy otherwise!). Serve with Craigie’s delicious strawberries. Serves 5 people.

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Chickpea, Tomato & Basil Salad

This is a colourful salad to serve. Chickpeas are high in protein and are complemented by delicious tomatoes and fresh basil. Serves 8 people.

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Asparagus, Orange & Walnut Salad

Asparagus is a wonderful veg to use in salads. Complimented by a tasty oil, the flavours will really blend well with this lovely recipe. Serves 4 people. Allergy notice: this recipe includes nuts.

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Sweet Potato & Quinoa Salad

This is a fabulous and alternative salad to serve to friends and family. Quinoa is a wonderful wheat-free alternative and the maple syrup will give your salad an extra zing. Serves 10 people. Serve on a bed of spinach leaves for an elegant finish.

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Smoked Salmon Quiche

Quiches are a summer favourite, hot or cold and our smoked salmon quiche will delight! This recipe is easy to make. Baking beans are easily available at cooking shops. Serves 4 people. Best enjoyed with a fresh green salad.

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Rhubarb Tart

An easy tart to make tart, rhubarb is a wonderful vegetable to cook with and the results speak for themselves. Served for afternoon tea or as a dessert with ice cream, your tart will be a big hit with your family and friends. Serves 10 people.

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Honeyed Winter Salad

Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean you can’t eat salad! This delicious honeyed winter salad features roasted root veg which are prevalent at this time of year and you’ll find them in abundance outside the Craigie’s shop.

Strawberry Tarts

These strawberry tarts are super easy to make. Using fresh strawberries from Craigie’s, you can’t go wrong with this delightful recipe. Serves 4 people.

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Raspberry Jam

Homemade jam is one of the most rewarding experiences for cooks. Craigie’s makes no secret of its jam recipe, and we are delighted to share it with you, using our amazing raspberries homegrown at Craigie’s Farm. This recipe makes approx. 12 jars of jam.

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Victoria Sponge

Take advantage of the fresh fruit available at the moment to cover this beautiful sponge. This is a great recipe to try if you’re new to baking to test your skills, and if things go a little awry simply cover with cream! Serves 8-10 people.

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Granola bars

For 10 bars or 9 squares if using an 8″ by 8″ tin. Last up to 5 days in an airtight tin if you can keep them that long!

Fresh tomato salsa

Perfect for BBQ season! Whatever you are barbecuing this tomato salsa makes the perfect accompaniment.

Apple & Bramble Crumble

A mouth-watering dessert that only has 8 ingredients!

Damson Gin

You will need a bottle with a big enough opening for the fruit to go in.

Comforting Meat Ragù

This super easy dish is super tasty too

The perfect roast chicken!

There’s nothing better for a great Sunday lunch. Pick up your fresh chicken from our in-house butcher!

Beetroot risotto

A delicious comforting beetroot risotto with garden peas, garnish with feta cheese and mint.

Scottish heather honey sponge

Serves 4, less than 30 minutes prep time!

Easy caramel latte

This recipe uses caramel sauce from The Lovely Sauce Company, available in our shop!

Salami, goats cheese and red onion marmalade quiche

This quiche serves 4-5 people or 2-3 if you’re hungry!

Jamie’s Lamb Rogan Josh

Serves 4 | Cooking time: 2hrs 40m plus marinating time | Super Easy

Great reasons to visit Craigie's



Our fantastic farm shop features the best of Scotland's Larder. Pick up gifts, farm toys, books and cards too!



Our cafe serves breakfast, lunch, coffee, tea and plenty of delicious home bakes using as much local produce as possible.



Visit our animals, play on the swings, take a tractor and trailer ride, become a nature detective and pick your own fruit!

The Animals

The Animals

Pigs, piglets, chickens, horses, sheep, pygmy goats, we've plenty of animals for you to meet!



Why not pick something up for tea from our award winning butchery. High quality fresh meat from local suppliers.

Pick Your Own

Pick Your Own

Pick Your Own at Craigie's is big business! Families come back year after year to enjoy the fruits of our labour.

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