“Ah’d like fried bacon wi the tattie scones also fried but wi ma black puddin grilled along wi a tomato, jist cut in half mind. An I’m no wantin link sausages, I’ll hae lorne, twa slices, … Continue reading Lorne Sausage.
Scottish Word: pilk.
“Right! You pilk the goosegogs and I’ll get the jeelie pan on.” Translated: pilk: top and tail, shell, peel. “Right! You top and tail the gooseberries and I’ll get the jam making pan heating on the … Continue reading pilk.
Scottish Word: Tae.
“Dae ye want taes wi yir fit or no?” Translated: tae: toe. “Do you want toes with your foot or would you like one without.”
Scottish Word: Tottie.
“Go oan, a tottie bit’ll nae dae ye oanie herm.” Translated: tottie: tiny, small. “Go on, a tiny bit will not do you any harm.”
Scottish Word: Bree.
“Hud on son, I’ll be wi ye as soon as I bree the tatties.” Translated: bree: drain the water from (usually from things that have been boiled). “Be patient a moment young man, I’ll be with … Continue reading Bree.