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Scope and Contents Account of the preparation of seals for eating in Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist, including pressing blubber to extract oils. Carmichael recalls tasting the flesh of a young seal on Heisgeir [Heisker/Monach Isles] and that it was 'very agreeable.' and like venison. The accompanying proverb reads 'Bu mhath am biadh feamanaich aran seagail agus saill roin'.
Material relating to period spent at St. Trinnean's School, Edinburgh, and at Edinburgh School of Cookery by Florence Bruce Steven
Fonds — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents - Photograph album - dated 28 August 1926 - Florence B. Dorward - St. Trinnean's School, Edinburgh - Photograph - Group - 1926-1927 - St. Trinnean's School, Edinburgh - Whole school - Photograph - Group - 1933 - St. Trinnean's School, Edinburgh - Whole school - Photograph - June 1986 - Florence Bruce Steven (right) with friend (left) - Drawing -...
Ms book of cookery and recipes, begun by Lady Nina Balfour and given to Victoria Alexandrine Montagu Scott, 1864, and continued over 80 years
Content Description Ms book of cookery and recipes, begun by Lady Nina Balfour and continued by Victoria Alexandrine Montagu Scott over 80 years. Bound volume with upper cover having gilt monogram 'V.A.'. Ms on paper. Calligraphic dedication leaf with mounted photograph of Lady Nina Balfour (dated December 1864).Lady Nina's opening pages are decorated, and have recipes and illustrations for Scottish staples: Sheep's Head Pie, Cockie Leekie, Porridge, Fish & Sauce, plus Kedgeree, and boiled...
Scope and Contents Notes probably collected from Anthony Campbell, Kentangval [Ceann Tangabhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Barra] on how to cook the livers of various types of fish and the Gaelic name for coral.
Dates: 23 March 1877
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Anthony Campbell, Kentangval [Ceann Tangabhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Barra] about sponges and that they are only eaten by two families in Barra and that fish liver is 'but little used' there too.
Dates: 23 March 1877
Scope and Contents Story about a seal in the form of a woman which tells how a number of seals were caught on Taisgeir [Eilean Hasgeir/Haskeir Island] and a woman in Paible [Paibeil, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] was boiling the seal's bones when another woman came in. The first woman did not recognise her but offered her a seat but she stood staring at the pot. All of a sudden she started singing a song beginning 'Smeirig s an tir s smeirig san tir is, (Far) n ichear na daoine a rioc a bhidh'. After this she left...
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note relating to making porridge, probably from travelling people (often known as 'tinker's cant'), which reads 'Faileim = Pot lid. Mota mod e = suadh e sua e = in making porridge'. Text has been scored through.