Award-winning food writer Sue Lawrence has taken up the baton in praise of Scotland's produce. Travelling the length and breadth of Scotland, sheseeks out all the great raw ingredients Scotland has to offer. From cockles harvested on Barra and venison from the Highlands, to seaweed picked on Auchmithie beach and lamb from Shetland, Sues celebration of Scottish produce reveals a cornucopia of culinary delights. She has journeyed all over the country to meet the people who farm and produce its food. An Orkney barley miller, a Stornoway black pudding butcher, an Isle of Mull cheese producer, a Dundee sausage-maker and a Brora jam-maker are just a few of the many Scottish food heroes she meets.
A celebration of the Scottish landscape and history, as well as its food, A Cooks Tour of Scotland contains 120 delicious recipes and is not only a must for anyone visiting Scotland's shores but deserves a place on the cookery shelves of anyone who loves seasonal, healthy, freshly grown, caught or farmed food.
Sue Lawrence won Masterchef in 1991 and now writes a regular column for Scotland on Sunday" and Scotland" magazine. She was the President of the Guild of Food Writers from 2004-2007. She was the Sunday Times" columnist and has also written for Sainsburys" magazine, Woman & Home", Country Living" and BBC Good Food" magazine, and can be seen regularly on British and Australian television talking about Scottish food and traditions. She won the Regional Writer Glenfiddich Food and Drink Award for her work in Scotland on Sunday" and her first book Scots Cooking "was also an award winner."