A Burns’ Supper without Scottish Tablet?

Posted on Jan 8, 2013 in Blog

Toffee Princess tablet for Burns Night

On 25th January each year, thousands of Scots around the world will sit down to supper and celebrate the life and works of our Bard, Robert Burns.

Robert Burns 25th January 1759 – 21st July 1796

The evening kicks off with the Address to the Haggis where a haggis is ceremonially piped into the room and the poem is recited. A traditional supper of Haggis, Neeps (mashed turnip) and Tatties (mashed potatoes) is served, usually followed by Cranachan (a desert made from toasted oatmeal, cream, whisky and raspberries.

Cranachan

A toast to the lassies and a reply from them comes next and coffee finishes off the meal whilst Tam O’ Shanter is recited.  Of course, no Burns’ Supper is complete without traditional butter tablet served with the coffee!

If you are hosting a Burns’ Supper this year, you can order our tablet in kilo and half kilo bags, gift boxes and smaller packs.  Just drop us an email for details.

If you’ve never attended a Burns’ Supper and want to know what it’s all about, the Dubai Caledonian Society will be hosting their annual supper on Friday 25th January and the H Hotel. Here are the details.