HOLIDAY: Whisky Chocolates For Robert Burns Day

When you sang “Auld Lang Syne” on New Year’s Eve, did you recall that it was first a poem by Robert Burns, the national poet of Scotland (1759-1796)? His birthday, January 25th, is celebrated in Scotland as Burns Night. Family and friends gather for an evening of good food and company. It’s a warm and…
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PRODUCT: Scotch-Infused Chocolates For Burns Night

Chocolate for Burns Night. If you need something more simple, grab a quality dark chocolate bar (photos #1 and #2 courtesy Burdick Chocolate, photo #3 courtesy Laphroaig).   Luke Scotch? Like chocolate? Combine both on January 25th. On that day, the birthday of the great Scottish romantic poet Robert Burns (1759-1796) is celebrated. Family and…
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PRODUCT: Scotch Whisky Chocolates For Burns Night

In Scotland, January 25th is a national holiday that celebrates the birthday of the great romantic poet, Robert Burns (1759-1796). On Burns Night, family and friends gather for an evening of good food and company. A traditional Burns’ Supper is served. This year, instead of cooking a traditional Burns Supper (smoked haddock, beef pie, haggis,…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: Scottish Fare On January 25, Burns Night

[1] The classic Scottish dish haggis is made of sheep organ meats cooked in a sheep’s stomach. Here’s the recipe from 196 Flavors (photo © 196 Flavors). [2] Chefs can give haggis the gourmet treatment, as in this “gateau of haggis” with layers of cooked turnip. Here’s the recipe (photos #2 and #3 © The…
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