What Is Burn’s Night? In 1801, on the fifth anniversary of Robert Burns’s death, nine friends of the beloved poet gathered at Burns cottage, Alloway in order to celebrate his life and works. Unbeknownst to them, that night, this group of men created the phenomenon that is Burns Supper. This Scottish – but now globally
I am a huge football fan – but I love just about any sport, so I am eagerly awaiting the start of the Rugby World Cup tonight. Usually, our hopefully-winning pitch-side grub, features things like pizza, curry and other one-handed or eat-with-a-fork favourites. But our meal this evening
One of my most popular recipe posts was for a mid-week, low-cost, vegetarian meal – an onion and potato tortilla, so it’s time for another! This one, made from a fridge raid that produced some leftover spring greens, 3 red-skinned potatoes and a pack of cherry vine tomatoes made a wonderful and tasty
Throughout the year, regardless of country and occasion, we all have to deal with a National Holiday and all it brings to the table! Christmas, Easter, Bank Holidays, special festivals and now this weekend – Labor Day in the US. They all bring their own challenges to the bariatric post-op patient.
CHRISTMAS EVE FISHERMAN’S PIE As a complete contrast to the turkey and all the rich meats of Christmas we always have a fish pie for supper on Christmas Eve. It’s easy to put together especially if you use a chilled or frozen fish pie mix of assorted seafood available from most supermarkets. I supplement it