20.06.2011, Author: highlander
Most popular competition in Scotland – what would that be? You may say football, rugby, golf… On the other hand, what is most Scottish one? It would definitely be highland games. Each year numerous games are held throughout the country. What is more, highland games are highly popular also in other countries, especially USA.
What’s all the fuss about? Highland games are unique mixture of sports and Scots culture. It gathers a lot of spectators, so almost always competition is great opportunity to make new acquaintances. Biggest competitions attract around 4 000 competitors not only from Scotland, but from various countries. Czytaj całość »
6.06.2011, Author: highlander
Haggis is national Scottish dish. I bet almost everyone knows, what it is: sheep’s stomach filled with intestines. Gross! The truth is, some people love it, some are terrified even at the sound of “H” word. It is everything but indifferent to people.
[photo by: pjf@cpan who describes Haggis like that "The ingredients for haggis sound disgusting, but it's actually really tasty!"]
If you want, you can make haggis yourself. Of course it’s possible, although in Scotland no one makes their own haggis – you just go to the restaurant or buy it at butcher’s. Below is an authentic recipe from Scotland: Czytaj całość »