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Traditional Foods of Scotland and Wales









Scotland

Scotland is famous for its game and salmon, the national dish is haggis and neeps (innards and offal chopped up with spices and cooked in a sheep's stomach, served with mashed turnip). Glasgow is the home of the deep-fried Mars bar.

What is haggis?

Haggis is made from lamb’s offal (lungs, liver and heart) mixed with suet, onions, herbs and spices, all packed into a skin bag traditionally made of a sheep’s stomach. Haggis is often served with mashed potatoes and mashed swede or turnips. It is traditionally served on Burns’ Night,

Wales

Traditional Welsh foods include:

Laverbread - It's basically boiled seaweed (Laver is a kind of edible seaweed).
Laverbread is often served rolled with fine Welsh oatmeal into little cakes and fried into crisp patties with eggs, bacon and cockles for a traditional Welsh breakfast.

Bara Brith - A rich cake

Welsh Rarebit - melted cheese on toast.

Cawl - a rich stew made with bacon, scraps of Welsh lamb and vegetables.

Welsh Cakes, also known as Griddle Scones

A type of shellfish, cockles, is often served with breakfast.

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Mandy left Woodlands in 2003 to work in Kent schools as an ICT Consulatant. 
She now teaches computers at The Granville School and St. John's Primary School in Sevenoaks Kent.