True Highlands Blog
What’s the one thing better than relaxing over a dinner of the finest fresh produce Scotland has to offer? It is of course tucking in to your feast knowing that you foraged everything you are eating yourself. Fresh and free, are the bywords of the recent renaissance in foraging and here are a few pointers to inspire you.
This time of year, even though the cutting winds may still rage in the Highlands, there are tasty greens and flowers to be foraged. I like to pair the first picked greens of the year (often from the greenhouse) with edible blossoms and wonderful creamy lobster meat.
Can there be a more satisfying one pot meal than a thick and steaming bowl of Scotch Broth. For Highlanders over a certain age this would have been a staple which varied, depending on what was available in the garden or what meat was available. Recipes vary enormously around the country but my mums is still obviously the best I’ve ever tasted.