cock-a-leekie


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soup made from chicken boiled with leeks

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Similarly, the Burns Night at Rivington Grill will kick off with a refreshing cock-a-leekie soup following which haggis with neeps and tatties (Scots for turnip and potato) will be served.
This seemed a trifle excessive to a chap whose life had been immeasurably bucked by the discovery that a well-respected Scottish company was canning cock-a-leekie soup for little more than the price of a daily paper.
The pouches, which, according to Zilli, "taste good enough for mama and papa to eat", include fruit and vegetable purees, Fruit Brekkies, Cock-a-Leekie and a Pasta Pomodoro dish, available in three sizes (100g, rsp:82p; 130g, rsp: [pounds sterling]1.
There might also be buckets of flavoursome cock-a-leekie soup bulging with prunes and white chicken meat; as with pea soup in Australia, where it is known as 'floater', it is a tremendous foundation for large quantities of single malt whisky to make the day go well.
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.
It is low on dioramas, interactive devices and massive quantities of explanatory matter, and the collections consist of objects brought together by generations of curators to form a sort of cultural cock-a-leekie, a rare Scots dish made to an unrepeatable recipe.
Baxter's range, including soups like cock-a-leekie, Scotch broth and chicken broth - as well as sauces, chutneys and jams - is based on Ena's homemade traditional recipes.
Approachable and easy drinking, try it with cock-a-leekie soup for a starter.
There are plenty of mellow malts to tap into and serve with cock-a-leekie soup or smoked haddock chowder.
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.
My friend's cock-a-leekie pie, though, hit the target as superior comfort food.
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.
It is building on its 600g menu by introducing five new flavours to the core range, including root vegetable & rosemary, Mediterranean vegetable & herb, chicken mulligatawny and the company's first Scottish recipe, Cock-a-Leekie.
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.