Oon1 or Frothed Whey

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By F. Marian McNeill

Published 2015

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Recipe from Martin’s ‘Description of the Western Islands’ (1703)


‘Oon, which in English signifies Froath, is a Dish used by several of the Islanders, and some of the opposite mainland, in the time of scarcity, when they want bread. It is made in the following manner. A quantity of Milk or Whey is boiled in a Pot, and then it is wrought up to the mouth of the Pot with