Tatties an’ Herrin’

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By F. Marian McNeill

Published 2015

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(Traditional But-and-Ben Dish)


‘The other day, landing from our boat, we went into a cottar’s house just as the gudewife was preparing the family dinner. A pot of new potatoes was boiling on the fire. Looking now and again into the pot, and listening with inclined ear to the sound, actually musical in such a case, of its boiling and bubbling, she was ready at the proper instant to snatch it off the fire, and carrying it to t