cock-a-leekie

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soup made from chicken boiled with leeks

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A Burns Supper was held at the Dusit Hotel on Shaikh Zayed Road last night and around 350 guests, many wearing national dress, dined on traditional Scottish fare such as cock-a-leekie soup, beef tenderloin and haggis, neeps and tatties (potatoes and turnips).
The menu will include cock-a-leekie soup, (a chicken soup with leeks), roast beef and "neeps and tatties" (turnips and potatoes), among other traditional items.
Approachable and easy drinking, try it with cock-a-leekie soup for a starter.
Expect cock-a-leekie soup, haggis and neeps, Ashet pie, traditional trifle and oatcakes and cheese.
The rest of the feast includes Scotch eggs, garden salad, cock-a-leekie soup, stuffed chicken breast, seasonal vegetables, "neeps and tatties (turnips and potatoes), Drambuie trifle, shortbread and truffles.
That's why I always make a wee batch of cock-a-leekie soup before the anarchy arrives.
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.
After dining on lobster, fried brie, cock-a-leekie soup and herb-crusted lamb, we were torn over what to choose for dessert when the decision was suddenly taken out of our hands.
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.
Soon after, January 25 became a regular date for the annual celebrations of poetry augmented by cock-a-leekie soup, haggis, neeps, tatties, and, of course, a dram or two of whisky, all against the backdrop of swirling bagpipes.
For the Burns Night shindig, Sue makes cock-a-leekie soup followed by haggis, served with neeps and tatties (swedes and mashed potatoes).
You won't be able to resist our traditional Scottish cock-a-leekie soup, while the leeks and pancetta should win over any doubters.
On the menu will be traditional cock-a-leekie soup, haggis, neeps and tatties and cranachan, plus a dram at each course.