Limpet Stovies

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By F. Marian McNeill

Published 2015

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(Isle of Colonsay)


  • limpets,3
  • potatoes
  • water
  • pepper
  • salt
  • b


Gather two quarts of limpets on the rocks at low tide. Put them in a pot, cover them with water, and bring to the boil. Take out the limpets, remove them from the shells, and remove the eyes and the sandy trail. Take three times their quantity of peeled potatoes, put a layer in the bottom of a large round three-legged pot, add a layer of limpets, season with pepper and a little salt, and repeat