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Burns Night recipes

35 Recipes

Take your tastebuds on a Highland fling with classic Burns Night dishes including haggis, neeps and tatties and cranachan, plus other Scottish-inspired dishes.

Mussel, bacon & brie tartlets


(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 mins
  • More effort

Buttered leeks


(30 ratings)

A Scottish favourite, this is one of the best ways to cook leeks – slowly and gently in their own juice
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Sweetcorn & smoked haddock chowder


(38 ratings)

Keep smoked haddock fillets and sweetcorn in the freezer, and add a few storecupboard staples for this tasty chowder
  • 30 mins
  • More effort

Succulent braised venison


(158 ratings)

Venison benefits from long, slow cooking, and this Scottish dish develops a beautifully earthy sweetness - try it as an alternative to turkey, or for Hogmanay
  • 2 hours and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Whiskey marmalade


(8 ratings)

Add a kick to a classic. Marmalade lovers won't be able to resist
  • 4 hours
  • Easy

Iced raspberry cranachan


(2 ratings)

Reader, Debbie Cleland, shares her version of this traditional Scottish dessert, served as an ice cream slice with raspberries, oats and an optional dash of whisky
  • 50 mins
  • Easy


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