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.
The meal started with cock-a-leekie soup, followed by brill, corned beef or chicken Maryland.
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.
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.
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 Tyneside favourite is getting into the Scottish spirit by offering the likes of Haggis, Neeps & Tatties, Lorne Sausage & Potato Scones, Cock-a-leekie Soup and tablet on its menu, as well as a range of Highland beverages.Sunday, January 25, Burns Night at Blackfriars, Friar Street
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.
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.
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.