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Birlinn Food Bibles

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  • Paperback | Pub: 05 Nov 2020
    £4.99

    The Arbroath Smokie is one of Scotland’s best loved traditional fish delicacies, taking its name from the small coastal town in the county of Angus it has been on the menu for a thousand years. Unlike its famous fishy relatives, Finnan Haddies...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Aug 2024
    £4.99

    The earliest evidence of honey being enjoyed in Scotland dates back to 1000 years BC – an Iron-age beaker that once contained mead was found in a burial chamber in Fife. Since before history, honey has added delicacy and sweetness to the...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Jun 2024
    £4.99

    Scotland’s National dish is the source of endless jokes and horror stories, yet continues to provoke curiosity around the world. With an ancient history and an eight-verse tribute penned by Robert Burns, haggis is a Scottish cultural icon. So...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Aug 2024
    £4.99

    Scottish baking is famous the world over. In this book, Liz Ashworth introduces a whole range of recipes arranged by theme – Bannocks, Breads and Scones; Biscuits; Tarts and Traybakes; and Cakes and Wee Fancies. From bannocks to butteries, seaweed...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Apr 2021
    £4.99

    Brunch should evoke a sense of pleasure and relaxation – and perhaps also the temptation to try something new. Food writer and broadcaster Ghillie Basan offers 50 recipes in seven themed sections: brunch in a bowl, brunch with eggs, brunch on...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Jun 2024
    £4.99

    Scottish produce is celebrated the world over. The demand for game, for example, far exceeds what can be supplied, and Scottish cheeses surpass many from mainland Europe. In this book Claire Macdonald celebrates the very best of home-grown...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Oct 2024
    £4.99

    Scottish oats are famous the world over. In this practical and imaginative book, award-winning cookery writer Nichola Fletcher features 45 recipes which show the remarkable versatility of different kind of oats. Arranged in themed sections –...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Jun 2024
    £4.99

    Acclaimed cookery writer Sue Lawrence celebrates the enormous range of Scottish soups in this imaginative and practical collection of recipes, ideal for cooks of all abilities. Some soups make ideal starters, others are a complete meal in...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Aug 2024
    £4.99

    Ever since the humble potato arrived from Peru around 1730 it has been a key component of the Scottish diet. In this book Liz Ashworth introduces the heritage and history of the potato and the numerous varieties available, including information on...

  • Paperback | Pub: 16 Apr 2020
    £4.99

    Acclaimed cookery writer Claire Macdonald turns her attention to food for free in this selection of recipes using a huge variety of produce that can be found growing wild in fields, forests, hedgerows and along the seashore. Featuring blackcurrants,...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Jun 2024
    £4.99

    Seumas MacInnes, one of Scotland’s premier restaurateurs and owner of the iconic Cafe Gandolfi in Glasgow, is not afraid to take issue with the national bard over the sobriquet ‘Great chieftain o’ the puddin race’. Without...

  • Paperback | Pub: 21 Oct 2016
    £4.99

    Marmalade is an iconic Scottish food, traditionally made every year in January and February when Seville oranges are available. Shirley Spear, whose multi-award-winning Three Chimneys restaurant on the Isle of Skye is a magnet for foodies, has...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Oct 2021
    £4.99

    In today’s world of ready meals and snacking, the value of healthy eating has never been more important. Seafood is one of the healthiest things you can put on your plate: fish is good for the heart, improves circulation, keeps your joints...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Aug 2024
    £4.99

    Nichola Fletcher has been a key champion of venison for over four decades and was awarded an MBE for services to the venison industry. In this book she gives fail-safe instructions for the different cooking methods (grilling, frying, roasting and...