Edinburgh World Heritage - A Taste of the Exotic

 

A Taste of the Exotic

This fascinating snippet from the archives of the National Library of Scotland shows that the country's love of curry has a long history.

Scots returning from India brought back with them a taste for more exotic food, and the first recipes for curry appear in cookery books of this period.

The National Library of Scotland is Scotland's largest library and a leading centre for the study of Scotland and the Scots. Delve into the Library’s archives to discover the history of Scotland’s food and drink over the centuries

To find out more visit www.nls.uk

 
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