Scotland’s famous pudding, the clootie dumpling, is the perfect Christmas and Hogmanay treat. Traditionally, it is a spiced pudding studded with dried fruits that is wrapped in a cloth and simmered in water for a lengthy period. Clootie dumpling is a Scottish colloquialism and gets its name from the cloth it is boiled in, cloot being … Continue reading Clootie Dumpling: a tasty alternative to the Christmas pud
Summer may have passed, but there are still so many pleasures to look forward to. especially cozying up with a warming cup of tea or coffee and a scrumptious biscuit. Of the many classic Scottish biscuits to choose from, our favourite by far is classic shortbread. Few things surpass its buttery sweetness. Now, there is … Continue reading Classic shortbread recipe
At Chrismas time, all you need is love... and maybe some chocolate, yummy snacks and relishes, and don't forget some festive offerings like mince pies and shortbread. What you don't need is beer, wine and fizz especially when there are so many delicious alternatives to be found. The Christmas Hampers below do not contain any alcohol.
When buying a whisky hamper as a Father’s Day gift, Scotland is the perfect place to begin. With five distinct whisky distilling areas, you’re spoilt for choice of malts and blends. But what if you don’t know your Glenlivet from your Glenmorangie? What is the best way to choose a dram your Dad will love? We’ve some helpful suggestions.
There are certain things Scots miss intensely when away from Scotland at Christmas - family, friends, a peat fire and food. Especially traditional Scottish food and drink. It’s not surprising really when you think there is an estimated 50 million people around the globe with an affinity to Scotland. They are bound to miss the comforts of home. Popular dramas, like Outlanders, have also succeeded in reminding everyone that Scottish foods are far tastier than deep fried haggis. Our family run business has over ten years’ experience championing traditional and modern Scottish brands and sending them within beautifully presented gift hampers to UK, Europe and worldwide. In our experience here are the Scottish food and drink most wanted as a gift this Christmas.
Scotland's reputation as a cheese-making nation is growing – these days, cheesemakers around the country offer much more than orange cheddar. This has inspired these Scottish cheese hampers
Alcohol-free hampers make an ideal Christmas gift and are perfect for the whole family. Our favourites include mouthwatering selections of savoury and sweet, with a wee bit of luxury fare tucked in too. Take a look.
Corporate giving is on the rise again as more businesses realise the benefits of sending something special to clients. A thoughtful gift sent on a special anniversary or at Christmas effectively demonstrates how much you value the business relationship, especially if you have sought out your client’s preferences to create a personalised gift. There are other benefits too. Read on
There are some dates you can’t afford to forget, or get mixed up – so get out your calendar, because it’s time to schedule in Mother’s Day 2017. In the UK – England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland - Mother’s Day is on Sunday 26 March. Treat your mum to an Edinburgh Gin Hamper This year, … Continue reading When is Mother’s Day in 2017?
Customer feedback has changed Scottish Food and Hampers in three key ways recently and we’d like you to take a look, if you’ve a moment: