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Bare Baxe is a small local business run by two friends Megan and Jan based in Fife. They produce a range of free-from Granola. We recently interviewed them and asked them all about Bare Baxe and how it began, here’s what they had to say.

Kirsty McCloskey (21) is an ex-employee of Loch Leven’s Larder along with her Mum, Gillian. In November 2019 during Kirsty’s final year of a Nursing Degree she became seriously unwell, experiencing excruciating headaches, visual distortion, vomiting, numbness and difficulties balancing. Two months later in February 2020 Kirsty was found to have a satsuma sized tumour on her brain stem, believed to have been present since childhood. Subsequently, Kirsty underwent an emergency 11-hour surgery in order to save her life.

After a long winter there is nothing nicer than fresh local seasonal asparagus. Here to celebrate we have a deliciously easy recipe; Asparagus Tart. Made with some of Scotland’s finest ingredients from small local producers.