Between November and January, hundreds of Scots and haggis lovers - in the UK and EU - are busy planning their Burns Night Suppers, and we are always delighted to help. Here are our top tips for a superb Burns Supper:
Every year on or around January 25th, Scots and their friends —haggis lovers and “those-who-will-go-hungry” — sit down to a Burns Supper honouring the poet Rabbie Burns. At these suppers, revellers traditionally eat a chieftain haggis, recite lines of verse, drink drams of whisky, and generally have a good time. But there are always some at … Continue reading Burns Supper haggis recipes for the terrified
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
Haggis is Scotland's national dish and is so delicious, it really should not be limited to once a year. In an effort to encourage everyone to celebrate the the peppery spices of the humble haggis, we are promoting wonderful dinner party menus and recipes created by world renowned chefs. Today, we are featuring the wonderful Burns … Continue reading Celebrating Burn’s Night; a Scottish dinner menu
Burns Night is a vibrant celebration of all things Scottish and is a popular event for Scots around the world. Chieftain haggis, whisky and poetry are the essentials, but for the full Burns Supper experience there are plenty of rituals to be observed. If you would like to hold your own Burns Night, here is a quick step by step guide.