From hearty, wholesome recipes for family dinners to more sophisticated and exotic dishes for entertaining with flair, this book is the perfect source for dining the Celtic Way! In this collection of 170 recipes of the best of Scottish and Irish pub fare and home cooking, you'll find old classics like Corned Beef N' Cabbage, Cock-A-Leekie, Avalon Apple Pie, and Fish and Chips, as well as new recipes sure to become family favorites: Tobermory Smoked Salmon Pate, Raisin Walnut Porridge, and Skibbereen Scallop-Mushroom Pie, among others. In addition to the recipes, each chapter begins with entertaining stories, legends and lore about Celtic peoples, their traditions and customs, and the history of their foods. Chapters include: Starters; Soups; Egg and Cheese Dishes; Barley, Oats and Cornmeal; Seafood; Poultry and Game; Meats; Vegetables and Salads; Breads; Cookies and Cakes; Desserts; and Drinks. All of these easy-to-follow, step-by-step recipes are adapted for the North American kitchen.