Shetland in UK is a fishing nation with a long tradition. “Shetland Salmon” has become a familiar delicacy in many countries.
UK is “beefeater” country, so that some guidebook says we must have roastbeaf. However, We can see lots of stew-like beef food in UK. Today I had a simmered beef in beer. Tasty or not? I can't say about it because it was not positively tasty one. Garnished pie and mashed potato has no savory.
Traditionally many kind of materials are used for pudding in UK. I first met “Kidney pudding” in UK… I ate fearfully… and then found that's great! A very soft, tender and tasty stew was in the pie dumpling.
Sandwich's origine is UK. British earl ate sandwiched bread with his gaming. Vegetable, ham, cheese, meat… Various things is good and sand by thin bread. I ate BLT, it's bacon, lettuce and tomato
Cider in UK is alcoholic drink (5-8%) with gas. There are various kind of taste.
We can easily find Scotch Egg in UK. It is fried food with whole boiled egg and minced meet. If it is prepared with using minced boiled egg instead of whole meat, it seems to be called “small scotch egg”.
Fortunately I ate scottish stovies in Scottish festival. Big beef meat is simmered and then it become very tender meat like a corned-beef. It is with potatoes and onions, little salty, much tasty! “Stovy” does mean “simmer long time”.
Haggis (left) is one of the most popular locar food in UK. Minced lamb meet (organ site) and grains are mixed and put into mutton's stomack, and then boiled well. Neeps (right below) is mashed turnip. Tatties (right top) is mashed potatoes. Neeps and Tatties are nickname of the vegetable.
Taste scotch whisky when you visit Scotland! It has peat flavor, so that it is far defferent from Irish whiskey (it doesn't has peat flavor). Be careful the spelling. Whiskey is Irish, whisky is British.
The Fish and Chips became so common that it came to be considered one of the national cuisine in Gibraltar. The best recipe goes with crispy golden batter. it is served with vinegar.
It's traditional food in Shetland islands. It is alted and dried mutton meat. If you make a soup with simmering it, you can have gorgeours and fabulous soup, indeed.
Very popular, very traditional, very nice soup in UK. Vegetables, potattoes, meats, put your favorite ingredients and simmer well. I prepared a spaguetties with scotch broth, it was also nice.
traditional and popular custam in UK. In the afternoon, it is good idea to have milk tea (no lemon tea), and some food. Cake, sandwitch or toasts are good. I had great opportunity to join to “afternoon tea in local family” fortunately 😉 Milk tea in big mag, Cheese on Toast, tea cookie, home made banana cake, all of them are awesome!