Celebrate St Andrew's Day

  • By BBC Good Food team

Celebrate with a special Scottish supper, and why not wash it down with a Scotch whisky or two?

Highland beef stew served in a casserole dish

Celebrate St Andrew's Day (30th November) with a special supper showcasing the best of Scottish fare. This Highland-inspired menu can also be used for Hogmanay or Burns Night (25th January). 

For more like this, see our guide to Burns Night, review of the best Scotch whisky, plus the top 10 foods to try when visiting Scotland.

St Andrew's Day recipes

Baked haggis
Neeps & tatties
Highland beef with pickled walnuts & puff pastry
Mussel, bacon & brie tartlets
Succulent braised venison

Neeps and tatties served in a bowl
'Neeps' are better known as swedes, and 'tatties' are potatoes - together they are the perfect accompaniment to haggis and make a great side dish for your St Andrew's Day supper.

Creamy savoy cabbage with carrots
Skirlie mash
Smoked salmon, dill & onion tart
Honey roasted fig & almond tart
Baked raspberry & bramble trifle with Drambuie

Baked raspberry & bramble trifle with Drambuie served in a glass dish
The baked raspberry & bramble trifle with Drambuie makes a decadent, and suitably boozy, St Andrew's Day dessert.

Fillet of beef with mixed peppercorns
Crisp orange shortbread
Hot game pie
Prawn & mussel pies
Beef Wellington


Hot game pie served in a rectangular dish
Scotsman Gordon Ramsay's hot game pie is packed full of vegetables, venison and pheasant, oozing with flavour and topped with a crisp melt-in-your mouth crust.

The ultimate apple pie
Dark muscovado & whisky marmalade
Salmon rillettes
Lamb, black pudding and mustard hotpot
Perfect roast potatoes
 

Salmon rillettes served with slices of smoked salmon and toast
A little like a salmon terrine, salmon rillettes are terrific with homemade bread, served as a starter.

What's on your menu on St Andrew's Day? Let us know in the comment's below...

 

Burns Night guide

The best Scotch whisky

Top 10 foods to try when visiting Scotland.