St Andrew's Day

St Andrew’s Day

Today is St Andrew’s Day, the celebration of Scotland’s patron saint.

It’s a bank holiday in Scotland (why don’t we get one for St George’s Day?) and the fact it falls on a Friday this year must be manna from heaven for our friends north of the border, not that they need an excuse for a ‘wee swally’!

It’s also a great time to celebrate everything that is great about Scottish food, and no we are not talking about a fried Mars bar!

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Chris Brown
Sous Chef of SK Foods. Your food. Our Passion.
Burns Night

Burns Night

It’s Burns Night so hands up, who likes haggis?

Haggis is a traditional Scottish sausage made from a sheep’s stomach stuffed with diced sheep’s liver, lungs and heart, oatmeal, onion, suet and seasoning. It’s one of those dishes that doesn’t sound the most appetising (stomach, liver and heart!) but trust us, it delicious!

We for one will be tucking into it tonight, along with some tatties and neeps, and a wee dram. If you still can’t be persuaded the vegetarian alternative is also great (and it is still Veganuary), but you can also mark Burns Night by trying some other amazing Scottish food?

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Executive New Product Development Chef of SK Foods. Your food. Our Passion.