Special Sub-Topic: Cuisine of Scotland
|What type of fish is used for Arbroath Smokies?|
Haddock. Arbroath Smokies are actually produced in the village of Auchmithie, three miles from Arbroath. The haddock are salted overnight, then smoked over a wood fire.
|Scotch Broth is a traditional Scottish soup, made with various vegetables and which type of grain?|
Barley. Scotch Broth was traditionally made with mutton as a stock, although chicken stock cubes are more usually used nowadays. The most common vegetables included are carrots and turnips.
|Scotland's national dish of haggis consists of the heart, liver and lungs of which animal, along with oatmeal and spices?|
Sheep. Haggis is traditionally served alongside potatoes and neeps (turnip or swede), as this was supposedly the favourite dish of the poet Robert Burns.
|Cullen Skink is a soup made with which main ingredient?|
Haddock. "Finnan Haddie" is a smoked haddock from the village of Findon, and is the main ingredient of Cullen Skink, along with onions and potatoes.
|A Scotch Pie is a traditional lunchtime snack containing what type of meat?|
Mutton. Originally called Tuppenny Pies, because they cost two pennies, Scotch Pies are especially popular at soccer matches in Scotland, where they are regarded as a half-time "delicacy", alongside a cup of Bovril!
|What type of cuisine is Crowdie?|
Cheese. Crowdie is a cream cheese, originally introduced to Scotland by the Vikings, and sold rolled in oatmeal.
|A bannock is a type of scone traditionally made in which Borders town?|
Selkirk. Bannocks have been made in Selkirk since 1859, and are made with wheatflour and dried fruit.
|What vegetable is the main ingredient of Stovies?|
Potato. Stovies are one of the most popular meals in Scotland, especially on a cold day. Recipes tend to vary from area to area, but the main ingredients tend to be sliced potatoes, onions and left-over meat.
|A bridie is a type of meat pie associated with which Scottish town?|
Forfar. A bridie is similair in appearance to a Cornish pasty, but doesn't contain potatoes, just minced beef and onions.
|What name is given to a traditional dish from the Scottish Borders consisting of mixed and mashed vegetables such as potatoes and cabbage, topped with melted cheese? |
Rumbledethumps. Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish, bubble and squeak is English, and kailkenny is from Aberdeenshire; none of these is traditionally served with melted cheese.
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