robert burns

    • 1.26.16

      Robert Burns Was a Secret Cheesemaker

      Robert Burns, the great Scotsman who revolutionised Romantic poetry and whose memory we celebrate on Burns Night, had a sideline in cheesemaking on a farm near Dumfries.

    • 1.25.15

      How I Brought Black Market Haggis to Four Different Countries

      After it’s paraded around the room to the accompaniment of bagpipes, an ode is recited to this giant sheep sausage. Then it’s stabbed and ripped open to reveal its warm, reeking, and rich innards. It’s perhaps the most iconic of offal dishes, the great...

    • 7.3.14

      The USDA Doesn't Want Us to Eat Lungs

      There's a USDA ban on one of the key ingredients in Scotland's national dish, haggis, which has kept it from American plates for 40 years. If he weren't dead, Robert Burns would be pissed.

    • 1.25.14

      How to Make Haggis

      Haggis, a warm, savory pudding filled with sheep's innards, is the dish of choice for celebrating Burns Day, the Scottish holiday honoring Scotland's beloved poet, Robert Burns. We asked our friends at the Nordic Food Lab to show us to make it.

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