If you're anything like us, you'll have spent a lot of this year pottering around the kitchen trying out delicious recipes and home bakes. There's one recipe that we keep coming back to now that it's getting colder, and that's cullen skink – a local speciality from the town of Cullen in Moray, situated on the northeast coast of Scotland.
Not heard of it before? Well, if this is the case, let us assure you that it'll quickly become a firm favourite! Yes, ok, there is a recipe for cullen skink that uses double cream and of course it is wonderful, but if you're looking for a version that you can add to your weeknight rotation that's a little healthier, we have one that doesn't lack in flavour!
It's a hard job, trying all the different recipes for a dish as tasty as this one, but someone had to do it and here we are with our winner - BBC Good Food's cullen skink is as good as any out there, quick and easy to make, and a bit lighter than the 'special occasion' versions, which we would absolutely recommend you try at some point as well (Christmas Eve, perhaps?). We made this many, many times earlier this year and now that the nights are drawing closer and the temperature is dropping, we'll be coming back to it time and time again. Here's the recipe below, tweaked to perfection: