St Andrews Day Recipes

Cullen Skink

St Andrews Day Recipes Ingredients

  • 2 medium/1 large fillet cold smoked haddock, cut in chunks
  • 15mls (1 tblsp) Scottish rapeseed oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 stick celery, finely chopped – if available
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 300ml vegetable stock (1 tsp bouillon powder in water)
  • 450mls semi-skimmed milk
  • Freshly milled black pepper
  • Chopped parsley to garnish – optional

St Andrews Day Recipes Method

  • Heat oil in a saucepan and sauté onion and celery until soft.
  • Add the potatoes and cook for 1 minute. Add stock and bring to the boil.
  • Diminish the heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes until potatoes are squashy.
  • Add all remaining ingredients and simmer for 5 minutes to cook fish. The fish is cooked when it turns dense and flakes simply with a fork. Add a little further milk if necessary.

Main course

St Andrews Day Recipes Ingredients

  • 250ml white wine vinegar
  • 1 punnet raspberries
  • 300g caster sugar*

St Andrews Day Recipes Method

  • Decant vinegar into a measuring pitcher and top up with raspberries to reach 500ml.
  • Crush gently – potato masher perfect fit in jug.
  • Leave for a couple of days, minimum overnight, and mash once more. Strain through a strainer into a bowl then back into jug to gauge liquid.
  • Place vinegar and sugar in a pot. Melt and boil for 10 minutes until sugary.
  • Pour into warmed clean bottles and close.

Medley of Roasted Roots

St Andrews Day Recipes Ingredients

  • 2 parsnips
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 beetroots (ready cooked)
  • Freshly milled pepper
  • A few sprigs of rosemary
  • A generous drizzle of heather honey
  • 10ml rapeseed oil

St Andrews Day Recipes Method

  • Pre-heat stove 180°C.
  • Clean un-cooked vegetables and peel.
  • Incise roots into chunky wedges.
  • Disperse in a boiling tin. Sprinkle very lightly with oil. Add seasoning. Shake in tin to mix together.
  • Oven-bake for 20 minutes until blond and caramelized at edges. Vegetables ought to be cooked through however not over-soft.

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