Alexander McCall Smith’s 44 Scotland Street series is the world’s longest running serial novel. Readers all over the world delight in his amusing characters and descriptions of the city of Edinburgh.
With The 44 Scotland Street Cookbook fans can now immerse themselves in the world of Edinburgh’s New Town and eat like their favourite characters. Anna Marshall has ransacked the pages (and cupboards!) of 44 Scotland Street to find all the best snacks, treats and dinners enjoyed by its inhabitants.
Step into the world of Edinburgh foodies and enjoy Big Lou’s ‘Off the Record’ Bacon Rolls, Bertie’s much-loved Panforte di Sienna or Angus Lordie’s famous cheese scones.
‘I hope that this work will strengthen the friendship that readers of the Scotland Street series have with the inhabitants of that address. I am most grateful to Anna for writing this cookbook. She has helped to make the world of Bertie, Big Lou, Domenica and all the others come to life. They are inviting you in. The table is laid. Please join them.’ – Alexander McCall Smith
About the author: Anna Marshall is an arts administrator, events organiser, publicist and fundraiser. She has been working with Alexander McCall Smith for 13 years, giving her an intimate knowledge of the 44 Scotland Street series. She lives on a farm in the Scottish Borders, farming sheep and cows and publishing recipes on the farm’s website.