Top 5 foods you must taste while in ScotlandBy Limitless Travel -
Scotland is a culinary heaven for foodie lovers. Whether you prefer sweet or savoury, haggis or battered Mars bar loosen up your belt and prepare to taste your way around Scotland on a Limitless tour!
1. Haggis, neeps & tatties
Don't knock it until you've tried it!
In his poem ‘Address to a Haggis’ Scotland’s beloved poet Robert Burns sums up just how highly regarded haggis is in Scotland. Yes the rumours are true this iconic national dish is made of sheep’s pluck minced with spices and onion inside a lining of animal’s stomach. It is typically served with neeps and tatties (turnips and potatoes), creating a delicacy that is utterly devine, don’t knock it until you’ve tried it!
Two words sum up Scotch shortbread – buttery goodness. It comes in all shapes and sizes, and is the perfect accompaniment to a cup of tea. Though the taste varies depending on who makes it, it verges on too delicious for words. In Scotland shortbread is presented when they ‘first foot’ at Hogmanay or as a gift at Christmas. Be sure to grab some while on tour as a souvenir, you definitely won’t regret it!
3. Scottish Salmon
Celebrated globally for it's taste and texture
Scottish salmon is one of the most highly renowned produce around the world, why? Because it is the very best. Due to its fresh as can be water, Scotland is a prime breeding ground for salmon. Scottish salmon is celebrated globally for its amazing taste and perfect texture. Make sure to sample some while in the heart of Scotland, experience it for yourself and appreciate the greatness.
4. Battered Mars Bar
The perfect treat for those with a sweet tooth!
Venture to any of the chippies in Scotland and ask for a battered Mars Bar: they won’t even bat an eyelid. The chocolate bar is battered and placed in a deep fryer, and our comes a chocolatey, melted, sweet dessert. The batter keeps the chocolate contained, that is until you take that first bite and the melted goodness oozes out. The perfect treat for those with a sweet tooth!
5. Scotch Pie
It certainly doesn’t lack in flavour
A Scotch pie can be served hot or cold, and has a filling of minced meat. Every year, butchers and bakers from far and wide compete for the honourable title of World Scotch Pie Champion, it’s a big deal in Scotland. Although it may be small, it certainly doesn’t lack in flavour with the double crust making for the most perfect pie taste.