Langoustines from the west coast of Scotland are eaten at tables all over Europe; Aberdeen Angus has long been the byword for quality beef; Scottish soft raspberries and strawberries are considered the finest available and so the list goes on.
One of the reasons Scotland makes such a strong impression on the culinary map is our natural larder. Explore the seasons below and discover the best time of year to source delicious Scottish produce.
As the seasons turn Scotland shades of gold, red and brown, take advantage of an abundance of fruit from the autumn harvest
Savour delicious green vegetables, leafy salads and young carrots, while the first asparagus crops and wild garlic are worth the winter wait
Summer at last! Enjoy long balmy days and the beauty of Scotland in bloom. Pack a picnic and find the perfect spot to relax and admire the view
Winter is a great time to stock up on rustic vegetables and gamey meat, while sea bass is at its best this time of year