Haggis may contain nutmeg, mace and coriander

With Burn’s Night fast approaching and the Haggis sleeping quietly in the fridge you might want to consider whether the supper is safe for you and how to create an allergy safe meal of haggis, neeps and tatties. Very easy using safe spread and milk in the mash, but what about the haggis?

Watch out for nutmeg in mulled wine

Do you have a nut allergy? Do you avoid nutmeg? If you have a nutmeg allergy or are wary of eating nutmeg you should check the ingredients on mulled wine as it contain this spice. It’s worth noting though that nutmeg is not actually a nut so you might be quite OK to eat it but some people are allergic to nutmeg so beware!

Nutmeg – another nutty problem? or just innocent food?

Nutmeg sounds like it’s a nut, but it’s seen as a spice; should those with a peanut or treenut allergy avoid nutmeg? It’s a very rare allergy but as an ingredient it can be hidden in many different foodstuffs so read on if you’re nut allergic!