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Category: Food & Drink

♔A Guide to Burns Night

Burns Night is a celebration of the life and poetry of Robert Burns, held on his birthday– 25 January each year. The full ritual of Burns Night includes: Whisky, haggis and poetry readings…

♔Meat to Sweet- The Mince Pie

Mince pies have been consumed in Britain for centuries, and can be traced back to before the 13th century when returning European crusaders brought back Middle Eastern recipes containing meats, fruits and spices…

♔The Victorian Christmas

Before the reign of Queen Victoria in 1837, Christmas was barely celebrated, and Christmas holidays did not exist…

♔The Rise of the Christmas Pudding

It might seem that the Christmas Pudding has been around for centuries, but actually, the Pudding we know and love today originated in the 19th century and was a very much a Victorian invention.