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Friday, July 4, 2014

Shetland Islands Cuisine

The Shetland Islands, off the north coast of Scotland, has a unique and delicious cuisine, much of it organic.

Shetland Islands Cuisine

The Shetland Islands are known for their high-quality fish and shellfish dishes as well as lamb. Fish include haddock, halibut mackerel, plaice and farmed salmon. Mussels are also a specialty.

Shetland Islands Cuisine

Shetland Islands' lamb is raised on both grass and seaweed and has a distinctive flavour.

Shetland Islands Cuisine

Beef is another delicacy from the Shetlands Islands and the local cattle produce some excellent butter, cheese, cream and milk.

Shetland Islands Cuisine

The black potato is a local vegetable and beetroot, cabbage, carrots, kale, leeks, and turnips are all grown along with strawberries and peppers under glass.

Shetland Islands Cuisine, Scotland


The Shetland Islands have two small breweries to boot. One in Unst and the other in Lerwick. See here for more information on food and drink in the Shetland Islands.

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