Scottish Food | Vegetables
With rolling green fields, a temperate climate, the dedication of Scottish farmers and, not to forget, plenty of rain, Scotland's larder is a perfect place for many veggies.
Kale, a curly-leaved relative of the cabbage, is being heralded as the latest 'superfood' and once a staple of the Scottish diet, sales of this nutritious vegetable are on the increase again.
Edible seaweed plants have been used in many countries for food for thousands of years. In Scotland, it was being gathered from the shores and consumed as early as 4000 BC.
Tatties (Potatoes) »
As long as you're not a follower of the Atkin's Diet or one of those aliens in a well-known instant mash advert, potatoes are considered incredibly nutritious and an important staple of the Scottish diet.