Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Scottish (Not Really) InventionsEdit
Inventions often wrongly attributed to the Scottish include:
- Haggis - The first known written recipe for a dish of the name (as 'hagese'), made with offal and herbs, is in the verse cookbook Liber Cure Cocorum dating from around 1430 in Lancashire, North West England.
- Whiskey - The art of distillation began in Asia, with perfumes and aromatics being distilled long before potable spirits, although there is evidence that the early Chinese distilled liquor from rice.
- Clan Tartans - According to the textile historian E. J. W. Barber, the Hallstatt culture of Central Europe, which is linked with ancient Celtic populations and flourished between 100 BC to 400 BC, produced tartan-like textiles
Inventions actually discovered by the Scottish include: