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  • Hardback | Pub: 20 Oct 2016
    £30.00

    As miniature worlds, beautiful locations and homes to communities seemingly distant from the stresses of modern life, Scotland’s many islands have an extraordinary fascination on countless people, not least on the hundreds of thousands of...

  • Paperback | Pub: 26 Aug 2015
    £9.99

    The Highland Line is the most profound internal boundary in Britain. First recognised by Agricola in the first century AD (parts of its most northerly portion mark the furthest north the Romans got) it divides the country both geologically and...

  • Paperback | Pub: 12 Mar 2015
    £14.99

    This is the first new edition of The Scots Kitchen for over thirty years. Beautifully laid out for a new generation of readers and with charming line illustrations by Ian Macintosh, it is introduced by the well-known cookery writer and broadcaster,...

  • Paperback | Pub: 18 Jul 2016
    £12.99 £10.39

    In recent times Britain as a whole can’t get enough of programmes like The Great British Bake-off and The Fabulous Baker Boys, but Scotland has always had a wonderful tradition of baking in both sweet and savoury recipes. Leading cookery...

  • Paperback | Pub: 16 Apr 2020
    £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: 05 Jun 2015
    £4.99

    The latest in Birlinn’s bestselling Food Bible series features the succulent soft fruits for which Scotland is so renowned – raspberries, Tayberries, redcurrants, blackberries – and shows how to get the best out of them. So much...

  • Paperback | Pub: 16 Jun 2014
    £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...

  • Hardback | Pub: 06 Jun 2019
    £12.99

    As an antidote to more sober accounts of Scotland’s history, Ian Crofon offers a colourful chronology of the eccentric, the infamous, the bawdy, the horrific and the hilarious people and events that have spattered across the pages of our...

  • | Pub: 19 Sep 2019
    £17.99

    This unique jigsaw, featuring of the most famous maps from the collection of the National Library of Scotland, will appeal to jigsaw fans of all ages and abilities. The map has plenty of detail of the Scottish mainland and islands, and also includes...

  • Calendar | Pub: 07 May 2020
    £9.99 £4.50

    Following the continued success of the 2020 Scottish Maps Calendar, Birlinn is once again proud to collaborate with the National Library of Scotland. This new calendar features more of the most beautiful maps of Scotland ever made. From the very...

  • Paperback | Pub: 20 Jun 2016
    £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 –...

  • Hardback | Pub: 21 May 2020
    £20.00 £16.00

    Scotland’s plants define its landscape – from the heather moorlands of its iconic habitats to the weeds and a garden plants of its towns and cities. Plants have shaped the country’s domestic economy and culture over centuries, providing...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Oct 2013
    £4.99

    New title in the same series as bestselling The Stornoway Black Pudding Bible, The Italian Sausage Bible and The Macsween Haggis Bible Salmon can be eaten any time, and makes excellent starters, main courses, breakfasts and snacks, and there...

  • Paperback | Pub: 15 Jun 2017
    £4.99

    Acclaimed cookery writer Sue Lawrence celebrates the enormous range of Scottish soups in this imaginative and practical collection of recipes, organized in three sections: Fish/Seafood, Meat/Game and Vegetables/Pulses. Some soups make ideal...

  • Paperback | Pub: 18 Jul 2019
    £16.99

    Vegan recipe developer Jackie Jones provides a huge selection of recipes for deliciously vegan versions of classic Scottish as well as newly designed dishes using healthy ingredients and cooking techniques, including braising, sprouting and...

  • Paperback | Pub: 18 Jul 2011
    £9.99

    Packed full of information, Scottish Wild Flowers is an ideal guide for both visitors and residents of Scotland who wish to learn about the fascinating wealth of wild flowers that can be found there. Each species is illustrated in full colour with a...

  • 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: 11 Jun 2020
    £8.99

    Paul Stewart has returned to Scotland to continue his successful career. His agent and girlfriend, Gloria, has arranged for him to write The Philosophy of Food in Six Easy Chapters, a project he relishes but that will have to be delivered in six...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Jun 2019
    £9.99

    Chiang Yee was, in his own words, ‘dazzled’ by the Scottish capital. From the Meadows to Princes Street, from Arthur’s Seat to Calton Hill and Edinburgh Castle, he paints an unforgettable picture of the city and its people in the 1940s....

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Jun 2016
    £8.99

    ‘Sixty Degrees North is a story that we tell, both to ourselves and to others. It is a story about where – and perhaps also who – we are.’The sixtieth parallel marks a kind of borderland. It wraps itself around the lower...