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Granny’s Clootie Dumpling – from Catherine Laing, North Uist

Posted by True Highlands in Scottish Recipes | 21 comments

06.11.14

I first tasted clootie dumpling as a child in 1955, the lingering memory is of watching my great grandmother collect the ingredients and the long, long wait for the first taste. The dumpling would typically make an appearance at particular times like weddings, New Year, when it took centre table, funerals or when there was plenty dried fruit available, but it was a staple and we partook as often as my great grannie would make one, and latterly my late aunt.  

Cullen Skink – A Hearty Winter Warmer

Posted by True Highlands in Scottish Recipes | 3 comments

27.10.14

I’ve been asked to share my recipe for this blog which I’m happy to do.  What you need to remember is that this is mine because I have tweaked the recipe to suit my taste and requirements.  I like a thick, comforting bowl of soup which is filling and warming at the same time.  I like the richness of butter and full fat milk with a little extra cream and serve it with bread; Oatmeal for choice and some more butter. I think it is worth sourcing undyed smoked haddock from your local fishmonger or supermarket.  The over-dyed, bright yellow, smoked haddock is just not appealing to me.  Floury potatoes are also essential.  I like Roosters but choose your own favourites. So to begin...  

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