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Café Canna: Recipes from award-winning restaurant, and the remotest in Britain - Book Review

Celebrating locally produced food at Café Canna, an award-winning restaurant located on the beautiful Scottish Island of Canna, Inner Hebrides. Replicate an enormous range of dishes at home from Dulce Croquettes to Blue Murder Pie.

Cafe Canna book cover
Cafe Canna: Gareth Cole

Café Canna: Recipes from award-winning restaurant, and the remotest in Britain - Book Review

The Isle of Canna

The Isle of Canna is the westernmost of the Small Isles archipelago, in the Scottish Inner Hebrides. A two-hour ferry journey from Mallaig. It is owned by the National Trust for Scotland, the island was gifted to the National Trust for Scotland in 1981 by Gaelic scholar John Lorne Campbell, who lived there with his wife Margaret Fay Shaw.

The current number of permanent residents on Canna is 15. Canna is home to the award-winning Café Canna, as well as its rich cultural heritage and over 1000 historic sites, the island is renowned for its seabirds; puffins, razorbills, and Manx shearwaters. There are also sea eagles and golden eagles.

About Café Canna

Award-winning Café Canna is located on the shores of the Isle of Canna. A 10-minute walk away from the ferry terminal, specialising in local freshly caught fish and seafood. Gareth and Nic Cole have been the owners of Café Canna since April 2018.

Why not take a day trip to Canna on the ferry, departing Mallaig on a Wednesday or Saturday?

About Author: Gareth Cole

Portrait of Gareth Cole
Gareth Cole ©Simon Hird

Gareth Cole was born in Aberdeen and worked for many years in IT in London, before moving with his young family to Canna to develop Café Canna.

I can't wait to delve into some of the 70 delicious recipes including pea and wild garlic risotto as well as Mrs Carnie's date and walnut cake.

Café Canna is now available in hardback




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