Traditional Scottish cuisine was strongly shaped by tough climate. Fish, seafood, bread (barley, oat), potato, short list of veggies, no spices and expensive meat (sheep) were basic ingredients. Things greatly changed in modern era with French, Italian and Colonial British influence.
[ad_1] At the inn, food was readily available, in the form of a modest wedding feast, including wine, fresh bread, and roast beef. Dougal took me by the arm as I started for the stairs to freshen myself before eating. “I want this marriage consummated, wi’ no uncertainty whatsoever,” Dougal instructed me firmly in an [...]