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Rumbledethumps

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Rumbledethumps is essentially the Scottish equivalent of Colcannon and, like the Irish original, sometimes includes mashed turnips (and even carrots) as well. Indeed, with the basic Colcannon being a mix of mashed potatoes and greens, and the Scottish ‘Clapshot’ being turnips and ‘taties’ mashed together, you could probably think of Rumbledethumps with turnip as being a bastard child of the two.

In some versions of Rumbledethumps, things get even more complex than merely upping the veggie count, and the basic blend is cooked again by baking, often with cheese being melted on top. My version is a little simpler… Continue reading “Rumbledethumps”