If you were asked to list as many of your favourite classic Scottish dishes as you could, what would come top? A random selection of Scots were asked the same question at the beginning of food blog Munchies eclectic Guide to Scotland, and all came out with the same answer. Haggis, haggis and more haggis
Chicken breast stuffed with haggis & wrapped in pancetta is a real show stopper. Best of all, its really simple to make. Take a look.
We know what you’re thinking. What is it with the Scots need to deep fry anything that will stay still long enough to be dunked in batter? But this contemporary twist on haggis is great as a starter or a mid-week snack, and can be easily prepared at home. Haggis pakora combines traditional Scottish haggis ingredients with … Continue reading Haggis Pakora
If you’re looking for the truly authentic way of serving traditional haggis (and vegetarian haggis too), bashed neeps (turnips) and tatties (potatoes) are a must. Be as fancy as you like in preparing your plate. Served in a tower is one way to impress your guests, but a generous scoop of each on a plate … Continue reading How to cook haggis, neeps and tatties
A traditional shepherd’s pie uses lamb mince, a cottage pie beef, and we use haggis to add delicate spice and tummy filling oatmeal to this great dish. Use traditional Macsween haggis or the vegetarian haggis, if you prefer. Both add a wonderful depth of flavour. Perfect for Easter, or as a canny use of left overs after Burns' Supper, drizzle … Continue reading Shepherd’s Pie with haggis
Last week the Macsween Haggis team shared some of their favourite haggis lunch recipes on Facebook. Their haggis quesadillas looked delicious and the cheese and haggis toasties were a triumph. Now the Macsween Haggis team know their haggis, but as haggis aficionados ourselves, could we do any better? Haggis and Cheese scones anyone? Scones are … Continue reading Haggis and cheese scones
Haggis is the national dish of Scotland and is a bit of a legend. Enjoyed all year round, and an essential part of a traditional Burns Supper, still many ask ‘What is a haggis?’. To clear up any misconceptions, here are a few facts about haggis. Well, first here’s what it’s not. 1. It is … Continue reading 11 delicious facts about haggis