The 25th January (next Wednesday) is Burns Night, celebrated each year in remembrance of the famous Scottish poet Robert Burns. I’m not Scottish, nor am I a particular fan of poetry, but despite that I’ve celebrated Burns Night a few times now. It’s a good reason to get together with friends and eat something a bit different, and there’s a nice sense of occasion (one year we made deep fried Mars bars!). Any excuse for a party… and deep fried chocolate (though I’m not sure I’d make them again!).
Of course, if you’re eating a Scottish-inspired meal, something involving haggis is the obvious choice – but rather than serving it on its own, I decided to make this vegetarian haggis and mushroom wellington. I’m super impressed with it. Read more