Scotland´s traditional foods include haggis, porridge, oatcakes and stovies. Scotalnd is known for its whisky, another product of crops which can grow in this hardy climate.
Thinking of hosting a Burns Supper? This article gives tips about traditional Burns Night food to help your celebrations run smoothly.
Gillian McKeith has had a huge following over the years and her championing of a healthy lifestyle has helped a huge number of people lose weight and/or develop healthier eating habits.
Gordon Ramsay, a chef and restaurenteur born in Scotland, is famous the world over for his firey temperament and business acumen.
Haggis Facts & Folklore
Do you want to know more about haggis? Facts and folklore about this traditional Scottish dish.
A hot toddy, Scots claim, is the perfect remedy for a cold. Whisky, honey or sugar and hot water form the basis of a drink some say can cure all ills...
Mary´s Traditional Porridge
Porridge - stirring facts, history and recipies
Scotch whisky - origins and the art of whisky making.
Scottish Desserts and Sweets
Scottish deserts are often rich and highly calorific. This article describes some of the famous desserts/sweets associated with Scotland.
Mainland Scotland is surrounded on three sides by sea. Scotland’s islands have historically been populated by inhabitants who were largely self sufficient. Thus fishing has always been a major Scottish pastime – whilst a popular leisure pursuit now, it has often been crucial for survival.
Oats have been a staple Scottish food for centuries. They can survive harsh climates and be cooked simply and easily to provide food to nourish a family. Classic Scottish dishes that use oats include brose, cranachan, haggis and porridge.
Scottish Potato Dishes
Scots use potatoes (tatties) in creative and versatile ways. This article looks at some traditional Scottish potato dishes.
Rich, buttery, crumbling on the tongue - shortbread is one of Scotland's finest foods.
Substantial soups, often a meal in themselves, are frequently made on cold Scottish days. Three Scottish staples are Cock-a-Leekie soup, Cullen Skink and Scotch Broth.
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