An unlikely ruler, perched atop the rocky prominence on the Hebridean Isle of Lunga, Scotland. Humans once lived here but now it’s a breeding ground for birds: razorbills, guillemots, and those cutest of birds, puffins.
Stovies is a Scottish dish that has no official recipe. Everyone has their own version. This one came about when I was making stovies as an alternative to haggis, neeps (turnips or swedes) and tatties (mashed potato) for a Burns Supper held annually on 25th January in commemoration of Scotland’s greatest poet, Robert Burns. Stovies are traditionally made with
Scots celebrate the life of poet Robert Burns (aka the Bard) on 25th January, traditionally with HNT (haggis, neeps and tatties). Of course it’s not a Burns Supper without the HNT, but stovies – a meat and potato stew – is a good alternative and provides excellent digestive ballast for an evening of whisky tasting,