‘Burns Night’ is an annual celebration of the Scottish poet Rob Burns who lived 1759-1796. Burns was passionate about Scotland, and often wrote about the beauty of its landscape. Two hundred years after his death, Burns is still one of the most celebrated figures in Scotland, and is commemorated on January 25th every year.
Our Catering students joined in on the festivities this year by cooking a range of dishes ; Salmon Fishcakes; Shortbread, Selkirk Bannock, Raspberry Cranachan and the infamous Haggis, Neeps and Tatties.
Tutor Judith Jenkins commented:
“Special events as a way to get students engaged and interested in sessions. They discover new recipes and also have the opportunity to learn about different topics and cultures which they usually wouldn’t within the curriculum.”
Student Robert Clinton said:
“I really enjoyed finding out about Burns Night and I’m going to try the Raspberry Cranachan recipe out at home.”