J M Barrie, the author of Peter Pan, was born in Kirriemuir in Forfarshire and wrote about Forfar Bridies. They are a meat filled pastie originating from Maggie Bridie, a travelling food seller. A Bridie is one of Bridie's meat pasties.
I will concede that it is not for our culinary abilities that we Scots are best known. Statistics show Scotland to be in perpetual competition with the USA for being the designated heart attack capital of the world - a title which no country.
Neeps and tatties (mashed turnips & potatoes) - delicious - especially served with haggis on Burns Night January) My favorite vegetable. In Scotland it is called a turnip, however, in the states they call it a rutabaga.
Scottish Rumbledethumps - simple dish of potatoes, cabbage and onion. It is either served as an accompaniment to a main dish or as a main dish itself. An alternative from Aberdeenshire is called kailkenny. - Rumbledethumps – a simple Scottish dish!