Potato Scones, or Tattie Scones as we call them here in Scotland are a firm favourite with a full Scottish breakfast. Let’s face it after all the hooch that flows over Hogmanay you need a decent fry up breakfast to soak it all up and Potato Scones are definitely the way to go.
Well it’s New Year very soon and what could be better for your Hogmanay party than my Scotch Punch Up! which is a great growd pleaser. Punch is always a good thing to serve if you have a big group of people, it keeps things simple for you, the host and everyone enjoys the tipple…
Scotch Mist Liqueur is my own personal take on the world-famous Drambuie (pronounced Dram-Boo-ee) liqueur from good old Scotland. The original is made from whisky, Scottish heather honey and a secret blend of herbs and spices. My version contains whisky (of course), honey and my own blend of herbs and spices, read on….
Creme Brulee is a traditional French dessert so adding a wee taste of Scotland by making it a porridge brulee is a nod to the famous French Scottish Auld Alliance and a great wee recipe to finish off your Scottish haggis fueled festivities on Burns Night on 25th January.
Cranachan is a traditional Scottish dessert that mixes oats, cream (traditionally the creamy Scottish cheese Crowdie was used instead of cream), raspberries and whisky. Serving this rich dessert in tiny glasses makes it the perfect little treat for your Hogmanay party.
With New Year and of course Hogmanay fast approaching I thought I’d share a couple of recipes from my book A Wee Taste Of Scotland (Scottish Party Food), so today it’s a savoury snackette, my Finnan Fingers. Sort of posh fish fingers with history!
This is British Pie week so I thought I’d share my Mini Scotch Pies recipe from by book A Wee Taste Of Scotland.
It’s Burns Night tonight and all over Scotland (and in many other parts of the world too) there will be official and casual Burns Suppers taking place where people will celebrate the birth of the bard with haggis, whisky and lots of other Scottish goodies. I thought I’d share this fun cocktail with you, my…