Recipes from Scotland 1680s to 1940s


Kitchen scene

This 18th-century illustration by David Allan shows a typical kitchen scene in a laird's house.

Illustration of kitchen with man in chair and women doing personal and cooking activities

'When Peggy laces up her bosom fair' — an illustration by David Allan from Allan Ramsay's 'The Gentle Shepherd' of 1788. [Library reference: [Ak].1.19]