Month: January 2015

Crusty Bread with Tiger/Dutch Crust topping

Crusty Bread with Tiger/Dutch Crust topping

There are various breads that will benefit from this topping. It is known by various names, Tiger bread, Dutch Crust….. So for this ‘single knead’ bread, the ingredients and instructions are listed below. Enjoy experimenting with your breads. This bread can be prepared by hand […]

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5 key elements to hosting a successful Burns Supper

5 key elements to hosting a successful Burns Supper

              Burns Night is one of those events that has various forms of tradition, although it is thought that only a ‘true’ Scot should hold such an event, this is simply not true and as long as you buy […]

5 Classic Whisky Cocktails for Burns Night

5 Classic Whisky Cocktails for Burns Night

Burns Night is on January 25th and if you are celebrating the night with a traditional meal of Haggis, then there should be whisky somewhere on your table. If you’re a fan then you already know that whisky is as complex, enduring and aromatic as the […]

Accessories to have a successful Burns Supper

Accessories to have a successful Burns Supper

The classic music to set-up your Burns Supper is of course Bagpipes, if you are lucky enough to have a piper on hand to play all evening for you, then enjoy the full event. But most of us don’t have that luxury, so we need […]

Cranachan Roulade

Cranachan Roulade

Another great tradition to be served at Burns Supper or St Andrews Day. Of course this is a twist on the tradition, as sometimes we just need to mix-it up a bit….. This is a wonderful recipe which incorporates the traditional elements, raspberries, cream, whisky, […]

Cock-a-leekie Soup

Cock-a-leekie Soup

This is a wonderful recipe for any cold day, but of course it is a classic dish to be served for Burn Supper or St Andrews Day. There are various recipes out there for this soup, and the tradition is to serve it with prunes, […]