Scottish Recipes

As we celebrate 2015 as the Year of Food & Drink, we have teamed up with Alastair Nisbet of The Scottish Arms to create a series of delicious recipes using the finest Scottish ingredients. Based on different themes each month, each recipe showcases Scottish produce to creatively blend unique tastes and our step by step guides make them all simple to make at home!

December Recipe - Braised Lamb Shank with Mashed Potatoes and Grilled Tomatoes

Before Christmas season kicks in and turkey tops the menu for the month of December, why not sample some Scotch Lamb? In season in the winter months, Scotch...

November Recipe - Cock-A-Leekie Soup with Chicken and Puff Pastry

It may be cold outside, but this month's recipe will certainly heat you up! Often referred to as 'Scotland's national soup', cock-a-leekie blends leeks,...

October Recipe - Gratin of smoked haddock and crab with chilli and cheese

Heat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas mark 6. Divide the garlic, spring onions and chilli, which should be deseeded and finely chopped, into four ramekins....

September Recipe - Seared Scottish Salmon and Prawn Salad with an Aromatic Honey Dressing

Did you know Scotland is one of the largest seafood producers in Europe and the third largest producer of farmed Atlantic salmon in the world, exporting from...

August Recipe - Traditional Cranachan with Mixed Berry Coulis and Whipped Cream

Cranachan is a Gaelic word which describes a popular Scottish dessert created from a mixture of whipped cream, honey and fresh raspberries, with toasted...

Scottish Pancakes with Mixed Berry Coulis, topped with Chocolate Ganache

Have you heard of 'drop scones?' They're more commonly known in Scotland as pancakes and this recipe uses ripe berries to accompany them. Scottish producers...

June Recipe - Grandma Grant’s Famous Oaty Biscuits

June marks the halfway point in our Year of Food and Drink, and this month we’re celebrating The Future of Food. We’re encouraging everyone to get their...

May Recipe - Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Clapshot and a Glayva Honey Whisky Glaze

Demand for Scotch Whisky pours across the world - did you know that 40 bottles are shipped overseas each second? If you're in the possession of a fine malt,...

April Recipe - Seared Scottish Salmon with Parsnip Puree and Glazed Root Vegetables

It's spring, which means there's no better time to embrace fresh produce from our land and sea. Did you know that Scottish Salmon tops menus in restaurants...

March Recipe - Traditional Kedgeree paired with Twisted Thistle IPA

Scotland’s lochs, rivers and seas are swimming with different species of fish with Scottish haddock being a popular white fish enjoyed in many dishes....