This weekend celebrates both Burns Night and Chinese New Year! Two very different cultures showcasing very different cuisines.
Chinese New Year is the most important holiday in the Chinese calendar and is celebrated all over the world. This year is the year of the Rat.
Burns Night is an homage to the Scottish bard well known for his intricate poetry, any Burns night celebration is not complete without a mixture of tartan, dancing, piping, poetry reading and of course a Scottish inspired supper.
This quick and easy dessert captures the essence of Scotland with its Scottish Raspberries, Whisky Cream, Heather Honey and Shortbread.
Raspberry & Whisky Cream Shortbread Tower
Makes approx. 12/14 biscuits.
150g Butter – softened
75g Caster Sugar
150g Plain flour
1 tsp Vanilla Essence
200ml Double Cream
1-2 tbspn Whisky (Optional)
1-2 tbspn Honey (Runny, Heather if possible)
This is a tasty dessert where all the elements can be prepared well in advance and easily assembled on the night. Perfect for a night of entertaining and celebration!
Kirsty Wilson Close
Food Styling, Food Writing, Food Lover
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