Burns Night is a celebration of the life and works of Scotland’s national poet Robert Burns. It takes place every year around the 25th of January, and is one of the most delicious celebrations of the year. Be it a smart, formal affair or a relaxed family gathering, the star of any Burns Supper is … Continue reading What food is eaten on Burns Night?
Looking for a tasty vegan alternative to the classic Burn’s Supper? You’re in for a treat. Macsween’s award-winning Vegetarian Haggis is a delicious mix of vegetables, pulses, oatmeal, seeds and spices, and works exceptionally well served with traditional Burns Night side dishes, potatoes and turnips. This warming nutritious dish is simple to make, and perfect … Continue reading Vegan Haggis, Neeps and Tatties
Haggis Baked Potatoes, or Hot Baked Tatties as my gran prefers to call them, are the perfect way to spice up the humble jacket potato. This recipe comes from The Macsween Haggis Bible.
Are you celebrating Burns Night with haggis and traditional Scottish food and drink? Pull up your kilt socks and get the evening started with these tasty menu ideas.
This simply whisky cream sauce is the perfect companion to Haggis, Neeps and Tatties on Burns Night. The subtle smoky notes from the Scottish Whisky are perfect with the richness of Haggis.
If you're having friends over for a few drinks this weekend or looking for a wee snack to serve while watching the game, you can't go wrong with these haggis nachos. They take only 10 minutes to prepare and will move almost as swiftly from the plate. Enjoy! Preparation time: less than 10 minutes. Serves … Continue reading Macsween haggis nachos
The Scottish diet is often the butt of jokes, it's true. So you might be surprised to learn that haggis - and particularly vegetarian haggis - is actually rather good for you. Not the deep fried version of course (although haggis pakora is so moreish ). We're talking traditional and vegetarian haggis which is usually served with a plate full of seasonal vegetables, and in more recent times, as an essential ingredient in inspired dishes