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‘The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men, gang aft agley’

Robert Burns, poet, farmer and philosopher. (25th Jan. 1759 – 21st July 1796) A Burns Supper is a celebration of the life and poetry of Robert Burns. Burns suppers are normally held on or near the poet’s birthday of 25th … Continue reading

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Carve ’em Up Me Hearties!

‘No matter what you have to cut, one golden rule applies – the cutting tool must be sharp! That is the secret of good carving, slicing and chopping, even mincing by machine. Good cutting tools are not cheap and it … Continue reading

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Edible Seaweed

Around the coasts and islands of Scotland, Sloke, Dulse & Redware have long been known as a rich source of vitamins and minerals. As well as being used as a topping for fresh bannocks it is also used in soups … Continue reading

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A Full Stomach!

“Some hae meat and cannae eat, And some would eat that want it; But we hae meat, and we can eat, Sae let the Lord be thankit!” Robert Burns (farmer, poet and philosopher 1759 –1796) The Haggis Ingredients 1 Cleaned … Continue reading

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New Zealand Lamb

New Zealand Lamb Following on from my earlier post on roast lamb joints, here are some follow up recipes using proper ‘butchers cuts’ The increase in imports of food, due in part to the development of freezing technology and the ever improving … Continue reading

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Spring Lamb For Easter!

What better than a succulent joint of roast lamb to celebrate the Easter week-end! These hints and tips for doing just that come from an early sixties promotional pamphlet supplied with Womans Weekly magazine Following the transition from hunting and … Continue reading

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