So what is a Bridie…?

A bridie and brown sauce   In my song Hey Mr Butcher” I sing the praises of a few of the many amazing things things you can find in a Scottish butcher’s shop. Haggis, bridies, pies and black puddings. You probably know about haggis and the others but if you don’t know...

Food Lore CIC

In July 2017 Food Lore Community Interest Company was created. Now Mrs. Mash is part of a social enterprise with a mission to use stories and songs and food activities to help as many people as possible to enjoy good food and the benefits of eating well for health....

Recipe: Hairy Tatties

This is a version of a traditional recipe for fish and potatoes affectionately known as “hairy tatties” learned from my friend and colleague Jan Bee Brown. Ingredients: 6 medium sized potatoes 1 small tin of fish secret ingredient or two of your choice, eg...

Story of the Tailor

Tailor Story  A traditional story Once there was a tailor who was asked to make a suit for a wealthy gentleman. When the suit was completed the gentleman was delighted with it and told the tailor he could keep the fabric that was left over. The tailor was chuffed to...