1. howtowithJandA

    Hi from Scotland

    Hi, I am from Scotland. I love cooking food from all over the world as well as Scottish favourites. I am hoping to get some inspiration, share my recipes and meet some new friends.
  2. Mountain Cat

    Recipe Cock-A-Leekie Soup

    Cock-a-leekie soup, a warming Scottish meal. Yes, I still prefer to eat all soups with Chinese spoons! Very efficient. .:My recipe is an amalgamate of the following ideas:. 5 Steps to Traditional Scottish Cock-a-Leekie Soup Cock a Leekie Soup I’m figuring the original soup was based on...
  3. Dive Bar Casanova

    Scottish Spurtle(s). Your take?

    Seeing ads on TV for the Spurtle. They make them look like we can’t live with out them. Anyone use them?
  4. Mountain Cat

    Recipe Scottish Skirlie Mash

    Prep Time: 15 minutes. Cook Time: 20 minutes. Rest Time: A couple minutes. Serves: 3 – 4. Cuisine: Scottish. Leftovers: Sure, although best served immediately. Scottish Skirlie Mash 17 ounces / 0.5 kg potato, chopped into large 1-2 inch / 2.5 – 5 cm chunks. 3 ounces / 85 g butter 1...
  5. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe A Hot Toddy

    Ideal for when you have a cold or just can't sleep. Ingredients 1/2-1 fresh lemon, squeezed 1 measure of your preferred whisky Hot (but not quite boiling) water Honey, to taste Method In a suitable sized glass (pint sized* if necessary, the more I'll you are the bigger it should be)...
  6. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe The Perfect Scottish Tattie Scone

    There are a number of things that need to be observed in making the perfect tattie scone. The first is that the potatoes are floury (such as King Edwards). Waxy or salad potatoes will simply not work - you need mashers, potatoes that will disintegrate if they were to be overcooked, not...
  7. epicuric

    Haggis and other Scottish Foods

    Mod.edit: posts moved to start a new thread Also, you can't go to Scotland without trying haggis and chips!
  8. Morning Glory

    Recipe Rhubarb Cranachan with Creme Fraiche and Coconut

    The Scottish dish Cranachan originally consisted of cream, cream cheese, oatmeal and honey. More recently, it has become the norm to add raspberries and whisky and is regarded as one of Scotland national dishes. Rhubarb makes a good substitute when raspberries are not in season and using creme...
  9. Yorky

    Recipe Atholl Brose

    I haven't made this in 40 years because I rarely take strong liquor any more but it is an excellent Scottish drink: Ingredients One bottle of Scotch whisky 10 fluid ounces of double cream 450g of clear honey The whites of six large eggs One handful of fine ground oatmeal Method Soak the...
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