I’ve been meaning to post this blog since February 2021 when I followed LIDL’s Haggis croquettes recipe. I thought it was fitting to share it today on Burn’s Night when Scottish groups around the globe will be celebrating our national bard.Continue reading
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Pumpkin Soup | Tuggy Tucks In
It’s that time of year again when pumpkins are in season. We only get a short window in the UK to which to use the bright orange fruit from the squash family. However, unlike little brother, butternut squash, pumpkin is often seen as a gimmick for carving into jack-o-lanterns for Halloween. When I lived in New Zealand, they were nuts about pumpkin soup and they even sell it by the tin like we do with tomato soup. With us Brits jumping on the bandwagon of picking our own pumpkin at pumpkin patches (check out Arnprior Farm, famous for being Scotland’s first premier pumpkin farm) like the Americans, there’s really every excuse to get cooking with our favourite October seasonal fruit. This autumn, I’m here to tell you how to turn your pumpkin purchase into a delicious pumpkin soup.
Carbonara | Tuggy Tucks In
Spaghetti carbonara is my ultimate, absolute favourite food in the world! My way is by no means the traditional Italian way to make it, but it’s how I like it best. Continue reading
Eat Better Feel Better | Tuggy Tucks In
As a Home Economics Teacher I have a vested interest in food education, teaching the next generation practical food skills, about healthy but tasty food choices, sustainability and seasonality, preventing food waste, food sovereignty, supporting local food businesses and Fairtrade suppliers, the benefits of growing your own food and ethical and environmental food choices. That’s why I am a big fan of the ‘Eat Better Feel Better’ website funded by the Scottish Government and I want to tell you why you should be too. Continue reading