Visit Scotland - Taste Our Best Breakfast

We are delighted to have achieved Visit Scotland’s Taste our Best accreditation as recognition of our sourcing policy and the quality of food we provide at breakfast.

 

At Fern Villa Guest House, we take pride in using quality produce and showcasing some of the best local and Scottish Food producers in the breakfast we prepare.  Scotland’s food comes from unspoilt habitats and varied weather, which are perfect for producing a wide variety of high quality fresh fruit and vegetables, fish, meat and much more.

We are delighted to have achieved Visit Scotland’s “Taste our Best” accreditation as recognition of our sourcing policy and the quality food we provide.

Below is a summary of the provenance used in our breakfast menu.

Meats

Letterfinlay’s own Dry Cured Back Bacon
Letterfinlay’s own Pork Sausages
Charles MacLeod of Stornoway Black Pudding (Letterfinlay)
Macsweens of Edinburgh Slicing Haggis (Letterfinlay)
The above items and others marked ‘Letterfinlay’ are delivered to us 3 times a week by Letterfinlay Foods, Fort William which helps to reduce our carbon footprint and avoids the need to freeze.

Seafood

Loch Fyne Kippers* are bought from D Watt & Son, Oban or from the visiting Fish Van.  We buy these by the stone and we then freeze them individually.

Fruit and Vegetables

Tomatoes and mushrooms are Scottish when in season and available.

Dairy and Eggs

Scottish large free range eggs (Letterfinlay)
Various Scottish butters used for sauteing mushrooms
Grahams Family Dairies Butter Portions (Letterfinlay)
Grahams Family Dairies Yoghurts (Letterfinlay)
Scottish Milk

Preserves

Mackays Jams and Marmalades which are made in Dundee.

Other

Hamlyn’s Oatmeal, which uses Scottish Oats.**
Other items like bread, fruit and cereals are bought in the local supermarkets.

* Kippers are whole herring, split in the middle and opened out, salted and cold smoked on the bone.
** David gets rave reviews about his porridge, check out our reviews to read what people are saying.

Please let us know at the time of booking if you have any allergies or food requirements.