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By F. Marian McNeill

Published 2015

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Mrs. McEwen’s Recipe

(In the Highlands) ‘Mrs. Macfarlane told me she should send the servant up with a basin of whey, saying, “We make very good whey in this country”; indeed, I thought it the best I had ever tasted.’—Dorothy Wordsworth: Recollections of a Tour made in Scotland (1803).


Have a stew-pan on the fire half full of boiling water; have a quart of new milk in a jug that has a stroup, 4 set it in the stew-pan on the fire, put a tablespoonful</