haggis

Burns Night

Making a Vegan Haggis Is as Hard as It Sounds

The traditional Scottish dish might involve sheep’s innards and suet, but Edinburgh chef Nives Arosio swears her lentil-based version is just as good.
Elettra Antognetti
1.25.18
scotland

‘Reggae Burns’ Night Is the Caribbean Way to Celebrate Scotland’s National Poet

Brian Austin, Tobago-born owner of The Rum Shack in Glasgow, pipes in a plantain-covered haggis for his Caribbean-inspired Burns Night dinner.
Kamila Rymajdo
1.25.18
Restaurants

Penis-Shaped Meringues and Squid Ink Flatbread Make the Perfect Burns Night Dinner

Last night, Jeremy Lee of Quo Vadis and Black Axe Mangal chef Lee Tiernan honoured Scotland’s most famous poet with an unconventional feast.
Daisy Meager
1.26.17
scotland

Robert Burns Was a Secret Cheesemaker

Robert Burns, the great Scotsman who revolutionised Romantic poetry and whose memory we celebrate on Burns Night, had a sideline in cheesemaking on a farm near Dumfries.
Johanna Derry
1.25.17
scotland

Why Everything You Know About Scottish Food Might Be a Myth

From the whisky sold in foreign liquor stores to tartan-boxed shortbread clutched by Edinburgh tourists, we’re told that Scotland’s food is rooted in history. But many traditional dishes aren’t as “Scottish” as we might think.
Ben Reade
5.12.16
scotland

MUNCHIES Guide to Scotland - Episode 5

Charlet ends her Scottish food odyssey in Aberdeen, where a group of oil rig workers take her out and get her smashed on jelly shots the night before heading to the Highland Games for haggis throwing, Aberdeen Angus burgers, cullen skink and highland...
Charlet Duboc
8.23.14
scotland

MUNCHIES Guide to Scotland - Episode 1

Welcome to Scotland! Join us on a waist-expanding journey of Irn-Bru pulled pork, Buckfast ice cream, square sausages, 3000 calorie Munchy Boxes, and dumplings made with granny's knickers.
Charlet Duboc
8.18.14