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Posts tagged ‘Organic Oatcakes’

16
Jun

Nairn’s Oatcakes

An oatcake is a cracker made primarily from oats. A Scottish creation, the oatcake is to the Scots what a Ritz cracker is to Americans, a Rosca to the Spaniards, and what a TUC cracker is to the French: that is, a traditional cracker that is often used as a chariot for a topping with bold flavor. Read more »

17
Apr

Nairn’s Scottish Oatcakes

Oats. A grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people.         ~Samuel Johnson

The world has both changed and stayed the same since Samuel Johnson (a writer famous for publishing “A Dictionary of the English Dictionary” in 1755) graced us with his wit and talent. Although England has since embraced oats in their diet, the Scots have continued to revel the grain that is well suited to Scotland’s  short, wet growing season. Read more »