Who invented the Scotch egg?
It is said that the Scotch egg was created in a shop called Fortnum & Mason's in London in 1738. Some say that is was actually inspired by a Moghul dish known as Narcissus meatballs. The earliest known printed recipe for the Scotch egg is from 1809. ...
Asked in History of Scotland, Liquor
Where did the word Scotch originate?
Scotch was the word originally applied to all things Scottish including people as well as food products. It was used widely in the 18th century deriving from the Anglicisation of Scottish and was used by Burns and later Sir Walter Scott. Scots or Scottish has now taken over for this leaving Scotch as only applying to Whisky specifically and other food items (Scotch egg, Scotch pancake, Scotch broth etc). In some parts of the world Scotch Whisky as opposed to Irish Whiskey...
What is the difference between a scotch and a double scotch?
A double scotch is two measures of scotch or any other spirit as sold in a bar or pub. If for example a standard measure of scotch is 25ml, then a double scotch is 50ml. ...
Asked in Libraries and Library History
Where is the Scotch Plains Public Library in Scotch Plains located?
The address of the Scotch Plains Public Library is: 1927 Bartle Avenue, Scotch Plains, 07076 1212 ...
Asked in Chess
Is the chess opening in the scotch called scotch or the scotch opening?
Really, it could be called both. Both are correct.
Asked in Grammar, Definitions, Liquor
Can you explain the expression a drop of scotch?
Scotch is type of whiskey (an alcoholic beverage). The phrase about "a drop of scotch" would be used by someone trying to be cute or coy about their desire to drink some scotch. They are saying (usually insincerely) that they will have a little bit of scotch to drink. It is a convivial phrase for a drink of scotch, usually encountered in an invitation: Will you have a drop of scotch with me? Or it may indicate a small amount added...