The world’s your Oyster

Paul Howard Articles, Blog, Food

Oyster & Champagne

The world’s your Oyster In Victorian times, Oysters were food for the poor. They were harvested in abundance from around British shores and were cheap. Oysters are a good source of protein, especially valuable when meat is an expensive treat. The situation is very different nowadays—oysters are a costly delicacy, thanks to overfishing and marine pollution. Sadly, many people have …

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Vegetarian Haggis – It’s Not so Offal

Paul Howard Articles, Blog, Food, Sustainability

Vegetarian Haggis, Neeps and Tatties

Vegetarian Haggis – It’s Not so Offal Vegetarian Haggis? A contradiction in terms. Hold on, not so fast. In the early 1990s, while staying in the Bruntsfield area of Edinburgh, we happened by chance on Macsween’s butcher’s shop. It was there that the late John Macsween built his reputation as a premier Haggis maker. On entering, we discovered his Vegetarian …

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