On January 25, Scots around the world celebrate the birth of the famous Scottish poet, Robert Burns. You know at least one poem, “Auld Lang Syne’ which we sing on New Year’s Eve, written in 1788. He died at the age of 37. Traditional Burns Suppers were often held the weekend … [Read more...] about Who is Robert Burns and why do Scots Celebrate on Jan 25th?
If you have ever dined in higher end restaurants in Scotland you have likely seen this item on the menu. Essentially is a chicken breast, stuffed with Haggis, wrapped in bacon and then baked. Serve with whiskey sauce and you have a great scottish meal for Robert Burns supper or … [Read more...] about The Famous Balmoral Chicken with Whisky Sauce
"Shut the French Window"! The quote above comes from Phyllis Logan's (Mrs. Hughes) acceptance speech at the 2013Screen Actor's Guide Awards. It has quickly become my own catchphrase. You can find the link to the full video below. You may find my Online Guide to Afternoon … [Read more...] about Brighten your Day with Battenburg Cake