Thursday, 31 July 2008

Robert Burns, Scotland & Scones

Back in 1780 on this day, July 31st. Robert Burns first book of poems was first published by a Mr John Wilson. The book was entitled "Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect". The book sold 612 copies!


A reference to Mr Burns and an association to 'tattie scones' can be found on the scottish independent website at the following URL:

http://www.scotsindependent.org/features/food/tattie_scones.htm

The word scone is also said to have come from Scotland. More on this can be found on our scone recipe history page. 

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