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Taste of Scottish Culture: Scottish Food

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Despite what many people may tell you Scottish food is not all deep fried.

We have amazing food here in Scotland with fresh seafood, grass fed beef and soft fruit in abundance.

FInd a list of different food to try in Scotland

See the full list here

Plate of haggis, turnip and potatoes


As much as we Scots love to kid on about our "wee highland beastie" Here are the facts about our beloved Haggis:

The Real Haggis

Haggis is a kind of savoury pudding.

Made from: sheep's 'pluck' (heart, liver and lungs),

 minced with onion, oatmeal, suet, spices, and salt, mixed with stock, and traditionally encased in the  animal's stomach ( now usually plastic) and traditionally a large haggis would be simmered in water for approximately three hours.

You can actually cook in the microwave after removing the plastic skin and metal end clamps ( cut up the haggis to spread around the dish). Nowadays you can also buy microwaveable haggis in a pouch.

Try 14 of the best Scottish recipes here:

Bowl of soup