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You’ll have had yer tea?! Your treasured tastes of Scotland


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In honour of the Year of Food & Drink 2015, VisitScotland have joined forces with Shirley Spear, owner of The Three Chimneys, an award-winning restaurant on the Isle of Skye, to create a brand new recipe book of Scotland’s best-loved dishes. Entitled You’ll have had yer tea? – Treasured tastes of Scotland, the book forms a collection not only of recipes, but of stories and memories from around the country, celebrating the people and places behind Scotland’s food.

Maybe it’s tucking into a well-earned plate of Granny’s mince and tatties after picking potatoes in the October holidays, or biting into one of Uncle Billy’s butteries while you browse the Sunday papers. It could be seeing your friends scrape their bowls of cranachan clean the first time you hosted Burns’ Night, or nibbling on homemade tablet as you enjoy a family walk along the coast. No matter what our tastes, our memories of food are entangled with those of people and places – so much so that just the smell of a hot plate of stovies or a creamy bowl of Cullen Skink can whisk us back in time to the very moment we most enjoyed it.

Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or other social media using #treasuredtastes, or find out more about what’s going on in the Year of Food & Drink 2015.


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