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.
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
Cinema screenings of popular Scottish films are being brought to the people this St Andrew’s, thanks to haggis maker Macsween. Macsween is extending its celebrations with a unique pop-up cinema at Glasgow’s SW3G on Saturday, December 2. In a celebration of all things Scottish, the Macsween family have compiled a list of their most-loved Scottish … Continue reading Celebrate St Andrew’s Day with haggis and your favourite Scottish film
The UK’s leading producer of haggis, Macsween, has expanded its range to include a gluten free haggis, certified by Coeliac UK. The Macsween gluten free haggis is packed with the same flavour and richness as their traditional haggis but uses gluten free oats as an alternative. To celebrate, here is a recipe for a gluten free version of the celebrated traditional Scottish dish - haggis, neeps and tatties.
If you've not tasted a traditional haggis before you are in for a real treat. A good haggis is one of life's gastronomic treasures - a perfect balance of peppery spice and nutty oatmeal texture. But don't take our word for it. Have three or more ... Legendary haggis makers, Macsween of Edinburgh, have drawn … Continue reading What does Macsween haggis taste like?
Haggis is surrounded by myths and misconceptions. If you’ve put haggis hunting on your must-do list when visiting Scotland then you are in for a surprise. Haggis is not ‘a wild furry three-legged beast of the Highlands', it is Scotland’s national dish and probably one of Scotland’s most famous icons. Here are answers to some of the most common … Continue reading What is haggis? And other questions