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Take your tastebuds on a Highland fling.

Baked haggis

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(13 ratings)
Baking this traditional Scottish meat pudding gives a light, savoury, mealy flavour that's pure heaven
1 hour
Easy

Cranachan

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(6 ratings)
Sweet summer raspberries folded into cream flavoured with honey, whisky and toasted oatmeal - what could be more delicious?
20 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Crispy neeps 'n' tatties cake

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(3 ratings)
This Scottish take on a rösti goes well with game, duck breast or roast chicken
1 hour and 20 minutes
Easy

Cock-a-leekie soup

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(3 ratings)
James Martin gives the classic restorative Scottish soup a twist - the prunes add a sweet contrast to the rich chicken broth
1 hour and 45 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Dundee cake

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(7 ratings)
A famous traditional Scottish fruitcake with cherries, sultanas and almonds, and a sweet glaze
2 hours and 20 minutes
Easy

Selkirk Bannock

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(1 ratings)
Serve this Scottish classic with plenty of butter. If you have any leftover, toast it for breakfast or use for a bread & butter pudding
2 hours and 30 minutes
Easy

Caramel & whisky sauce

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(3 ratings)
This thick and boozy toffee sauce can be put into jars and given as a gift, or serve a dollop with warming desserts
20 minutes
Easy

Raspberry cranachan trifle

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(15 ratings)
A twist on the Scottish classic, with crunchy flapjack-style toasted oats
42 minutes
Easy

Neeps & tatties

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(10 ratings)
'Neeps' are better known as swedes, the traditional Scottish accompaniment to haggis
2 hours and 15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Gamekeeper’s pie

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(4 ratings)
Tailor this mash-topped stew to suit whatever game is in season - add more matured meat if you like a strong game flavour
2 hours and 40 minutes
Easy

Orange cranachan

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(1 ratings)
This seasonal pud makes a delicious yet light ending to a hearty meal
20 minutes
Easy

Skirlie mash

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(3 ratings)
'Skirlie' is a Scottish word for toasted oatmeal, which gives a crunchy texture to mashed potato - try this as a side dish at your Hogmanay celebration
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Baked raspberry & bramble trifle with Drambuie

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(19 ratings)
A wonderful Scottish pudding based loosely on the traditional trifle, with the added twist of a layer of baked custard
1 hour and 45 minutes
Easy

Shortbread

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(40 ratings)
This rich home-baked treat is a real crowd-pleaser
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy

Pork with black pudding & roasted rhubarb

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(30 ratings)
A great dinner party dish that can be prepared 24 hours ahead, leaving just the sauce to prepare on the day
1 hour and 15 minutes
Moderately easy

Seeded oatcakes

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(11 ratings)
These quick biscuits make a great addition to a cheeseboard or gourmet homemade gift hamper
30 minutes
Easy

Griddled langoustines with hazelnut butter

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(0 ratings)
Langoustines, or Dublin Bay prawns, make a great starter. You can make this ahead for a fuss-free seafood feast
20 minutes
Easy

Marmalade & whisky bread & butter pudding

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(22 ratings)
The ultimate grown-up comfort food, use leftover fruit bread or even croissants instead of the bread if you prefer
1 hour and 45 minutes
Easy

Mussel, bacon & brie tartlets

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(6 ratings)
These rich tartlets, made with Parmesan pastry, make a glamorous dinner party starter - perfect for Christmas or New Year
1 hour and 15 minutes
Moderately easy

Buttered leeks

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(13 ratings)
A Scottish favourite, this is one of the best ways to cook leeks – slowly and gently in their own juice
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

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