Scottish Cookery by Catherine Brown is a welcoming take to a cook book that offers the best Scottish recipes, written in a way that makes you feel as if you're being advised to by a friend.
Filled with quotes to accompany the different sections including oats, shellfish and seaweed, meat, cheese, vegetables, soups and other dishes, this book is set out as if you are about to start reading a novel. With added extra's such as details about the history of different foods, information on when best to buy the different ingredients and how to prepare dishes including Scottish turnips, shortbread and rumbledethumps.
The best of a novel and cook book combined, Scottish Cookery will open doors to the Scottish way of cooking for those who wish to have a deeper understanding of the delicious dishes that frequent dinner tables in the north.
Scottish Cookery by Catherine Brown, published by Birlinn Ltd, is available to buy from Amazon and www.birlinn.co.uk, RRP £12.99.