Help us uncover the story of Scotland's food and drink heritage

The story of our food and drink is the story of Scotland itself - of our people, our landscape, our communities and our history.  We are on a search to find Scotland’s most enticing, most delicious and most inspiring food and drink stories. We want to hear about your hidden gems and your treasured memories; your favourite picnic spots and your local food heroes.

This survey invites you to upload images and share anecdotes. You are welcome to complete this survey anonymously, but we would love you to provide your name and your email address. We are hoping to select some contributions for publication in our report, so would welcome the opportunity to connect with contributors individually.  If you have any questions about this survey you can contact us directly on info@foodheritagescotland.com

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* 1. How important do you think food and drink is to Scotland?

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* 2. How would you describe Scotland’s food and drink to someone who didn’t live here?

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* 3. Which of these words do you think best describes Scottish food? Tick all that you think apply.

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* 4. Do you know the meaning of the following terms relating to Scottish food and drink? Tick all that you recognise.

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* 5. Please pick one (or more!) of the words above and creatively explain what it is.

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* 6. In your opinion, how has the quality of Scottish food changed during your lifetime?

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* 7. Can you tell us about an event or festival where you enjoyed Scottish food or drink? What was it, and why did you enjoy it?

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* 8. What’s great about the food & drink of your local area, or another area of Scotland that’s important to you?  

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* 9. What is your most vivid, or happy, food memory – and why is it special to you?

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* 10. Please tell us about your favourite Scottish produce or Scottish dish. Can you explain why it's special?

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* 11. Please upload a photo or a recipe of your favourite Scottish produce or dish if you wish.

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* 12. Do you have a treasured family recipe?  If so, can you share it with us and explain why it’s important to you.

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* 13. Please upload a photograph of the recipe, recipe book or of the finished dish if you wish.

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* 14. Please tell us a story about a Scottish food or drink experience that is special to you – perhaps about a special meal you once had, a beautiful picnic spot, a favourite restaurant or chef or a memorable food event.

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* 15. You are welcome to upload a photo relating to your Scottish food and drink story if you wish.

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* 16. Tell us a food or drink story that makes you feel proud. Perhaps when you harvested your own veg for the first time, landed a big catch, brewed your own beer or learned something new. Or perhaps it's the story of a family member or ancestor.

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* 17. You are welcome to upload a photo relating to your proud food and drink moment if you wish.

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* 18. How important do you think food and drink will be to the future of Scottish tourism?

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* 19. If you were to describe the best of Scotland's food and drink to a potential visitor in one sentence, what would you say?

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* 20. Please tell us about one unmissable food and drink experience that should feature within a food tourism promotion for Scotland.

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* 22. I have lived in Scotland for:

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* 23. My special interest in Scottish food and drink is:

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* 24. How old are you?

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* 25. We would appreciate you sharing your name and email address in case we want to ask you any further questions about the information you provided.

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* 26. We may want to share some of the food stories people share in a project report and in future food tourism marketing activity. Please could you advise whether you are happy for us to use the information you have shared in this way.

I consent to the Food Heritage Scotland project using the information I have shared in the following ways:

  Yes Yes, but anonymously No
In a printed or online project report
Within potential future marketing materials

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