As part of Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight, the annual celebration of Scotland's fantastic produce which takes place every September, the Callendar House Tearoom will be serving up some tasty treats whether you’re in for just a quick bite or a hearty lunch! Last year more than 320 events took place as part of Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight and you can find out more on their website.
Taking place between 6th and 21st September, the Tearoom will be serving the following Scottish Specials in addition to their usual menu:
Stovies with Mini Oatcakes
Traditionally made from Sunday roast leftovers, the basic ingredients for this autumnal warmer are meat, onions and potatoes, here served up with mini oatcakes.
Haggis, Neeps and Tatties
Scotland’s national dish and type of savoury pudding, immortalised by Robert Burns, is made from the minced offal of a sheep, pig or cow mixed with suet, onions, oatmeal, spices and seasoning and served, as is traditional, with neeps and tatties!
Cullen Skink in a Vol au Vent
This thick Scottish soup made with smoked haddock, potatoes and onions hails from the town of Cullen in Moray, and is served with a modern twist in a vol au vent.
An everyday Scottish dish consisting of minced steak, breadcrumbs, oatmeal or barley, dripping, onions, mushroom, and stock.
Stoved Chicken with a Herb Scone
Also known as 'stovies', this Scottish recipe derives from the French ‘etouffer’, to cook in a closed pot, and dates from the strong Scottish/French links of the seventeenth century.
Scottish Cake Selection:
Orkney Fudge Cheesecake
Cider Apple Cake
Whisky & Honey Cake
So pop along this fortnight for a traditional favourite or to try something new!
Tuesday, 9th September 2014