If you are looking for a truly unique dish to serve your family, you may want to head off to the hills of Scotland to enjoy a fine meal of Haggis. This uniquely Scottish dish is so intertwined with the country that gave rise to it that it is considered the national dish of Scotland, and it is considered a local delicacy throughout the region.
For the uninitiated, Haggis is comprised of the heart, liver and lungs of a sheep, minced with salt, onions, oatmeal and other ingredients. The traditional way to make haggis is by simmering the mixture in a sheep’s stomach. Anyone who has ever enjoyed pig stomach or stuffed intestines will instantly understand the appeal of haggis. Even those who may not find the description of haggis and its ingredients appealing are often surprised by the rich and nutty texture of this traditional dish.
Squeamish diners will be glad to know that most modern incarnations of this traditional Scottish dish use a casing to simmer the ingredients instead of the traditional sheep’s stomach. But no matter how it is prepared, haggis can be a delicious and nutritious dish for the whole family.
So if you have been looking for a unique meal to serve your family, you may want to consider preparing some haggis. This unique dish is a truly Scottish experience, and it is the perfect dish for families from all around the world to enjoy together.