Scottish Recipes

Aitcheson’s Scottish Shortbread

Contributed by Arch Aitcheson of Temecula, CA — Scottish grandmother’s (Marion Niven Aitcheson) shortbread recipe.  It is a tradition for four generations on this side of the pond!  Buttery and yummy! Ingredients: 1lb unsalted butter 5 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup light brown sugar (packed) Directions: Preheat oben to 350 degrees …

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Venison Braised in Beef Stock with Mashed Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts

Scotland has a large population of native red deer; this makes venison traditionally very popular and in more recent years, commercial deer farms have shown up especially in the West Highlands. Being very lean, venison is considered a very healthy meat to eat but can easily become dry, and or tough, if not cooked in …

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A Wee Bit Information on Whisky

The Gaelic “usquebaugh”, meaning “Water of Life”, phonetically became “usky” and then “whisky” in English. However it is known, Scotch Whisky, Scotch or Whisky (as opposed to whiskey), it has captivated a global market. Scotland has internationally protected the term “Scotch”. For a whisky to be labeled Scotch it has to be produced in Scotland. …

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