Is haggis actually from England?Breaking News
tags: England, food, United Kingdom, Scotland, culture, haggis, The Scotsman
A RENOWNED food historian has claimed haggis is an English dish, whose Scottish origins are as “made up” as tartan.
Peter Brears, 68, said that many traditional tartans were “invented”, claiming that haggis and tartan were both appropriated by Scots in order to revitalise the country’s national identity.
“Haggis is a really good English dish,” said Brears, the author of Traditional Food In Northumbria.
“The earliest recipes are from 1390 from a book called The Forme of Cury, which means ‘the art of cooking’....
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