James Macsween - Haggis

Episode 8,   Jan 17, 2023, 08:15 AM

James Macsween, Managing Director of Macsween of Edinburgh provides the answers to the big questions you have about haggis... What's in haggis? How is it made? Is it really Scottish?! He also has lots of suggestions on tasty ways to eat it and why you really should experience a Burns supper!

Useful links 

To find out more about Macsween haggis: Macsween haggis Website

Macsween haggis FacebookMacsween haggis Instagram,  


‘The Macsween Haggis Bible’ by Jo Macsween book The Macsween Haggis Bible | Birlinn Ltd - Independent Scottish Publisher - buy books online

The Macsween butchers shop in Edinburgh from 1953-1996: https://www.edinburghlive.co.uk/news/edinburgh-news/old-edinburgh-ghost-sign-butcher-22506858 

Some of Macsween’s awards: https://greattasteawards.co.uk

Haggis beer: https://foodanddrink.scotsman.com/drink/craft-beer/edinburgh-businesses-team-up-to-launch-haggis-beer-in-time-for-burns-night/ 

Veggie haggis launch in the US: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/vegetarian-haggis-launches-in-the-us-for-burns-night

More info on the nutritional content of haggis - Burns Supper - How healthy is haggis? (laurawyness.com)

And remember haggis is not just for Burns night…. #NotJustForBurns 

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