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Scottish Recipes

Scottish recipes with food and drink from Scotland how to make these traditional meals with cooking pictures ingredients and instructions

White pudding, tablet, butteries, dropped scones, haggis, Scotch broth soup and a wee dram of whisky now and again - each and every day I thank my lucky stars that I was born in Scotland! It's such a feast to enjoy such Scottish recipes and delicious food.

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  • Breakfast

  • Butteries
  • Potato Scones
  • Porridge

  • Starters

  • Cock a Leekie Soup
  • Cullen Skink Soup
  • Scotch Broth Soup
  • Spicy Lentil Soup
  • Tattie Soup

  • Main Course

  • Beef Olives
  • Chicken Casserole
  • Clapshot
  • Haggis
  • (Chip Shop) Haggis
  • Tourist Haggis!
  • Kedgeree
  • Lamb Stew
  • Lorne Square Sausage
  • Mince and Tatties
  • Pheasant Casserole
  • Potted Hough
  • Rumble
  • Salmon and tattie broth
  • Scotch Pies
  • Skirlie
  • Stew
  • Stovies
  • White Pudding

  • Desserts/Snacks

  • Atholl Brose
  • Black Bun
  • Clootie Dumpling
  • Coconut Ice
  • Cranachan
  • Deep Fried Mars Bars
  • Dropped Scones
  • Dundee Cake
  • Flapjacks
  • Hot Toddy
  • Macaroon Bars
  • Oat Cookies
  • Pancakes
  • Rhubarb Sponge
  • Scones
  • Shortbread
  • Tablet
  • Toffee Shortcake
  • Tyspy Laird

  • Below is a slideshow of our various Scottish recipes, sweets, cakes, meals and drinks. Have fun guessing what they are! If you'd like to know more about them or how to make them, then just click an image to find out...

    Traditional Scottish Recipes

    If you would like to see more traditional Scottish recipes just like Granny made, then visit the pages on the left. More modern Scottish recipes, from our leading chefs, can be found on to the right.

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    Scottish Meals

    I was a lucky loon when growing up in Bonnie Scotland - my Ma and Nana were great cooks. Gathered around this website are some of the tastiest Scottish meals they shared with me, and some I've learnt since. I hope you enjoy cooking them and sharing them with your family and friends.

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    If you are using Scottish Recipes to plan a menu, perhaps for Burns Night or Saint Andrews Day, then as a starter we would recommend cock a leekie soup. For a main meal it has to be haggis, neeps an tatties followed by the King of desserts cranachan. For a special treat for your guests then place a few pieces of tablet on their tea or coffee saucer.


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