The Ultimate Burns Supper Book

The Ultimate Burns Supper Book

Author: Clark McGinn

Publisher: Luath Press Ltd

ISBN: 9781909912335

Category: Cooking

Page: 176

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Clark McGinn, one of the foremost Burns Supper speakers in the world, presents The Ultimate Burns Supper Book; containing all the information you need to enjoy a Supper, whether as host, speaker or guest. It includes: complete run through of what to expect on the night, with a list of courses and speeches; what to wear; how to prepare and present speeches; common Burns Supper questions (and their answers!); Burns' greatest poems, including a full English verse translation of the Address to a Haggis and answers to your worries about eating haggis and drinking whisky. Auld Scotland wants nae skinking ware, That jaups in luggies; But if ye wish her gratfu' prayer, Gie her a Haggis! Address to a Haggis, ROBERT BURNS With detailed descriptions and instructions by a recognised and widely credited Burns supper speaker, this is a guide to a widespread and popular social event that has been practiced for 200 years. It is also an informal, light hearted introduction to an event that non Scots might otherwise find confusing or intimidating. BACK COVER: Everything you need to enjoy or arrange a Burns Supper - just add food, drink and friends. Clark McGinn, one of the foremost Burns Supper speakers in the world, presents The Ultimate Burns Supper Book. Containing all the information you need to enjoy a Supper, whether as host, speaker or guest, this book is full of advice, anecdotes, poetry and wit. Robert Burns is one of Scotland's greatest gifts to civilisation (along with whisky) and his poetry is rightly celebrated across the globe. The odds are you'll be invited to a Supper at some point in your life and you may even want to host a Supper of your own. Whatever the case, this book will provide you with all the information you need to have great fun at every Burns Supper as guest or host.- A complete run through of what to expect on the night, with a list of courses and speeches - Advice on what to wear - A section on how to prepare and present speeches - A list of common Burns Supper questions (and their answers!) - A selection of Burns's greatest poems, including a full English verse translation of the Address to a Haggis - Answers your concerns about eating haggis and extols the pleasures of drinking whisky. Some hae meat and canna eat, And some wad eat that want it, But we hae meat and we can eat, And sae the Lord be thankit - The Selkirk Grace, Robert Burns
The Ultimate Burns Supper Book
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Clark McGinn
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-22 - Publisher: Luath Press Ltd

Clark McGinn, one of the foremost Burns Supper speakers in the world, presents The Ultimate Burns Supper Book; containing all the information you need to enjoy a Supper, whether as host, speaker or guest. It includes: complete run through of what to expect on the night, with a list of
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Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: Clark McGinn
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-19 - Publisher: Luath Press Ltd

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Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Clark McGinn
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-12 - Publisher: Luath Press Ltd

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Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Boyd Baines
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-03 - Publisher: Saraband

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The Ultimate Guide to Being Scottish
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Clark McGinn
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-22 - Publisher: Luath Press Ltd

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