In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The bride has a Scottish family, which blessed the occasion with bagpipers and haggis.
- Main courses range from sandwiches and burgers to well-presented comfort food such as haddock and chips and haggis, neeps and tatties.
- The haggis was excellently meaty and well complemented by the sauce and shallots.
- The company then stands and toasts the haggis with a glass of whisky.
- The most common mistaken belief about the haggis is that it is some kind of pudding made from sheep innards.
- Modern haggis generally has beef suet rather than mutton fat, and cayenne pepper or nutmeg are usual additions.
- A hush fell over the room as, silver salvers held high, they piped in the haggis.
- Remove haggis and cover with nutmeg, iron filings and whisky.
- After a formal dinner including haggis the mayor talked about his hopes for the town.
- You can even pour some - following an old tradition - on top of your haggis.
- There's no such animal as a haggis, and inevitably, there's no such thing as a haggis hunting season.
- An order was hastily placed with a local chippie for 55 haggis and chips and was almost met, falling just two suppers short.
- The steak combined the double whammy of being simultaneously tasteless and chewy, while the haggis was simply superb.
- Heat a small haggis according to the butcher's instructions, then scoop some onto a crouton.
- I have had a shrink-wrapped haggis in my fridge for at least a year.
- At the more formal bashes, the haggis is piped in, but not every dinner party can find a fluent bagpiper at this short notice.
- I had heard of its reputation from my business partner, and he finally persuaded me to buy a haggis there for Burns Night in January.
- As the only Scot in the company, it was my duty to address the haggis, which we had brought with us in tins.
- Toasting a haggis, reciting Scottish poetry and sampling five malt whiskies are just some of the activities planned.
- Although that's a major quibble, the venison haggis was incredibly good and not to be missed under any circumstances.
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