cock-a-leekie

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soup made from chicken boiled with leeks

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In addition, there are recipes for haggis, cock-a-leekie soup, clapshot and typsy laird, and all the necessary odes and toasts to complete a successful Scottish evening.
That's why I always make a wee batch of cock-a-leekie soup before the anarchy arrives.
Burns suppers always include haggis, neeps and tatties, with cock-a-leekie soup being a traditional starter and clootie dumplings a popular pudding.
uk) which pairs well with the prunes and slight sweetness of cock-a-leekie soup.
For the Burns Night shindig, Sue makes cock-a-leekie soup followed by haggis, served with neeps and tatties (swedes and mashed potatoes).
On the menu will be traditional cock-a-leekie soup, haggis, neeps and tatties and cranachan, plus a dram at each course.
For example, in the west of Ireland, sentiments are dressed in lyrical sentences, but if you listen closely you can hear a hint of mockery; then we have the dark sarcasm of the Welsh chandler welcoming a party of English tourists to his polished shop; the cunning of a Cockney salesman selling the bald man a patented hair restorer; the barely concealed superiority of the Scottish minister's wife ordering cock-a-leekie soup in Paris; or the robust commonsense of the Tyke appraising a stud horse.
The starter and main course for a traditional Burns Supper are set in stone: cock-a-leekie soup and haggis, neeps and tatties.
along with Cock-A-Leekie soup, Arbroath smokies, Stornoway black puddings, buttery shortbread and, last but not least, the mighty haggis.
Cock-a-leekie soup and, of course, whisky (not to be confused with Irish whiskey, mind) are also essential.
You won't be able to resist our traditional Scottish cock-a-leekie soup, while the leeks and pancetta should win over any doubters.
Last month we were so deliriously happy that my wife flung a can of Baxter's cock-a-leekie soup at me during a 'domestic'.
You can expect to see Cock-a-leekie soup, Scotch broth or cullen skink (haddock soup), bannocks (oatcakes), haggis, neeps (swede) and tatties (mashed potatoes), cranachan or clootie dumplings (suet pudding), trifle and cheese, all helped on their way with copious amounts of whisky.