Chocolate Orange Scottish Shortbread

Chocolate Orange Scottish Shortbread is a twist on the traditional Scottish shortbread finger. There is orange zest in the shortbread, then the baked fingers are dipped in dark chocolate then sprinkled with a mixture of more orange zest and sugar. They are so delicious and feel like a luxurious treat, ideal for afternoon tea.

Oaty Rhubarb Cheesecake Bars

Oaty Rhubarb Cheesecake Bars have a crisp oat base topped with rich baked cheesecake with delicious little pieces of roasted rhubarb inside and topped with rhubarb puree, they are so good!

How to make Perfect Scottish Porridge (Oatmeal)

Porridge (Oatmeal) is the ultimate healthful breakfast and Scotland is the home of porridge so, along with Hamlyn’s of Scotland, I’m going to show you how to make the Perfect

How to make Leek and Potato Soup

Leek and Potato Soup is one of my favourite winter soups.  It’s one of a triumvirate of Scottish staple soups alongside Lentil Soup and Scotch Broth that appeared on every

How to make Slow Cooker Haggis Lasagne (no pasta)

Slow Cooker Haggis Lasagne Haggis isn’t only for Burns Night, it makes a tasty and filling meal, particularly in winter.  This particular recipe for Slow Cooker Haggis Lasagne came about

How to host the Ultimate Burns Supper – Recipes and Traditions

This is a sponsored post Have you ever been to a Burns Supper?  It’s a lot of fun, a night to celebrate the works of Scotland’s National Bard, Robert Burns

Scottish Rhubarb Cranachan

Cranachan is one of the best known Scottish desserts and is usually made with Scottish raspberries. However, as my garden rhubarb is lush and abundant, it seemed a shame to

How to make Scotch Broth like a Scot

Scotch Broth is a warming hearty soup which is easy to make, and this recipe will warm your heart and transport you to your granny’s kitchen.

Black Bun – Traditional Scottish New Year Bake

The last time I made Black Bun was in 1999, to be served for the Millennium Celebrations on Hogmanay (New Year’s Eve) to celebrate the entry of the new millennium.

Slow Cooked Festive Stuffed Apples

I had never baked apples in the slow cooker before, but they are amazing, holding together really well as long as you remember to run your knife around the middle