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The Lairds Kitchen: Three Hundred Years of Food in Scotland

National Library Of Scotland

Published November 1st 1994
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Hardcover
120 pages
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Sheeps head broth, haggis, crappit heids: these are the images conjured up by the mention of traditional Scottish food. But what did the Scots really eat?This highly illustrated book, based on diet books, household accounts, inventories and recipeMoreSheeps head broth, haggis, crappit heids: these are the images conjured up by the mention of traditional Scottish food. But what did the Scots really eat?This highly illustrated book, based on diet books, household accounts, inventories and recipe books in the National Library of Scotland, explores the eating habits of the wealthier members of Scottish society over a period of three hundred years. From the kitchen and buttery accounts of the Earl of Anguss household in Glasgow (1608), to the papers of the dramatist James Bridie (1905-10), a wealth of evidence is to be found in the domestic archives of the privileged.