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  • Okay, haggis is back on the menu
    Queen: Okay, place Haggis back on my menu
    “Haggis, the Scottish staple, will continue to be on the Queen’s menu” a royal spokesperson intoned a day after Scotland voted to stay within the family of nations. “But just barely” the Queen proclaimed.“And I...
  • Haggis, Bangers and Mash and a Scottish Cornish Pasty were just some of the edible delights at the ScotsFestival this weekend
    Queen Mary's ScotsFestival featured great food, drink, music this weekend
    This weekend, the Queen Mary in Long Beach held their 21st Annual ScotsFestival. Chef Kevin Haggard was asked about the fact that he was standing here, looking at the Queen Mary, which was built in Clydebank, Scotland in 1936, what he thought of...
  • Music and great Scottish food at the ScotsFestival at the Queen Mary in Long Beach
    Interview: Meat pies, haggis and fun at the upcoming Queen Mary's ScotsFestival
    The sound of bagpipes, the precision of Scottish dancing and the challenge of the Highland Games will all be at the Queen Mary in Long Beach on February 15 and 16 for the Queen Mary's 21st Annual ScotsFestival. In an interview today, the...
  • Robert Burns 1759 - 1796
    Celebrating Robert Burns' 255th birthday
    January 25th is Burns' Night. This is a night to celebrate the life, work and spirit of Robert Burns the national poet of Scotland. It says a lot about Scotland and the world in general that in this day and age a centuries old poet is...
  • Haggis
    Haggis and Scotch eggs for Robert Burns' birthday at Fountainhead Chicago
    You need not hop a flight to Scotland to sip fine Scotch, listen to poetry by Burns and finally have at a hunk of haggis.Fountainhead, a craft beer and whiskey bar and farm-to-table restaurant in Chicago's Ravenswood neighborhood, honors the...
  • Robert Burns
    Haggis For Robert Burns Birthday
    January 25th is Robert Burns Birthday. I always suggest that a good way to study and learn about people and cultures is through their foods. A food that is most usually associated with Robert Burns is The Haggis. This is because of his Ode to the...
  • Haggis
    What about that other Celtic specialty, haggis?
    Saint Patrick’s Day is today, a celebration of all things Irish and alcohol-related. Food is definitely in the distant background. Even the most famous dish from Celtic lands – and Ireland is the most well-known, but also includes...
  • Traditional Haggis Dinner
    A home-made haggis for a Burn's night dinner
    The Haggis is a very old, traditional Scottish dish that combines meats, spices and oatmeal. A traditional recipe for haggis would involve the boiled and minced liver, lungs and heart of a sheep mixed with chopped onions, toasted oatmeal, salt,...
  • When in Scotland haggis is a must-try
    When in Scotland haggis is a must-try
    Haggis, which is a kind of sausage or savory pudding, is unique to Scotland and while most people assume it originated in Scotland it may have been introduced by the Romans. Regardless, today it is associated with Scotland. Most likely it came...
  • The Haven
    30 day ethnic food challenge: Scotland
    Day 14 of the 30 day ethnic food challenge leads to food of the north of the United Kingdom; Scotland, a land where brawny skirt wearing men toss telephone poles round like matchsticks and the whiskey is Scotch. In Jamaica Plain,MA, Jason...
  • Celebrate Robert Burns birthday: haggis recipe
    Celebrate Robert Burns birthday: haggis recipe
    Much of Scotland, Scots around the globe, and right here in Buffalo, will celebrate Robert Burns Day on January 25th with whiskey and haggis. But who was Robert Burns and why is he so important to Scots?Robert Burns, also known as Rabbie is...
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    Robert Burns Supper
    Today is not only Irish Coffee Day, it's the Scottish celebration of the Burns Supper. Many restaurantes of the U.K. will have special meals and events to honor the man who brought us such notable songs and poems as Ode to a Haggis and Auld...