East and West meet for breakfast
Sharing a love of good nutrition, a German husband and a Chinese wife shared the same preference for the first breakfast course of vitamins.
A large dish of 19 freshly prepared fruits.
They both enjoyed the Missing Bell Addictive Porridge which provided roughage and fibre.
Hand stirred porridge, Guatemalan honey and made for the moment, Orkney rhubarb compote.
But when it came to protein the individual preferences illustrated themes of their cultural backgrounds from Europe and Asia.
Oven baked avocado with egg yolk and Parmesan cheese. Mushrooms in burgundy and fresh marjoram. Tomatoes oven roasted in virgin oil and oregano. Scrambled eggs and tarragon. Oven roasted aubergine in a made for the moment Pizzaiola sauce.
Japanese rice porridge with chicken, scallops, ginger and perfectly poached egg. Miso soup with aubergine. Carrots with a Missing Bell sesame dressing. Mackerel in a freshly made mirrin sauce.
Quality Without Compromise
The Missing Bell facilitates 12 commonly recognised diets.
Our 'Dietary Wisdom' system provides advanced dietary management, controlling the avoidance of 20 allergens.
We make high quality dietary variations without poor value substitutions through a process of identifying and recording individual dietary requirements when accommodation bookings are confirmed.
Evidence of Carnivores Choosing Veggie
The collective minds of this erstwhile group of carnivorous American academics chose the excitement of a five element vegetarian delight finish to their three course breakfast selection.
19 perfectly prepared fruits in a bowl of happiness to start the day.
The renown Missing Bell addictive porridge.
Missing Bell herby hash-browns, mushrooms sautéed in burgundy with marjoram, fresh eggs -scrambled with fresh French tarragon, tomatoes roasted in virgin oil and oregano. Finally, made-for-the-moment pizzaiola sauce with roasted butter-nut squash garnished with fresh basil leaves and grated (real) Parmesan cheese.
A friendship group of academics left the near-tropical warmth of Louisiana, currently reporting 28°C and 78% humidity, for the average daily Orkney temperature this week of 8°C. By way of an acclimatisation program they journeyed through Scotland.
As a reward for their adventurous bravery they chose The Orcadian Feast replete with its double main course, which also enhanced their stamina in preparation for cliff-top walking with Pure Orkney.
With freshly baked bere bannock made with bere meal (an ancient strain of barley) milled at Barony Mill, Orkney.
Followed by Gatherers Findings of wild berries, nuts and leaves.
Tender Highland wild boar from Bonar Bridge, Sutherland slow roasted with peppered plums.
Slow Cooked Highland Venison
Slow cooked in Burgundy with redcurrants and served on a bed of spinach. Accompanied by roasted carrots, celeriac, chestnuts, parsnips, beetroot and potatoes together with Swede.
Cherrymisu with physalis.
Cherries and wild berries.
We remain open to the possibility that this may well be a 5000 year old recipe as so far, nobody seems to have proved that it isn't!
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"This church had 134 years of weddings, blessings and Sunday school; it must be Inculcated with love, the walls must exude happiness and joy." Keiko Yamaga-White November 2007