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Food & Beverages

Tartans have been designed for favourite treats - beverages and signature foods.

Click any picture to navigate to the page of interest for more information about this tartan or its associated day.

Green Tea

Jan 12
Hot Tea Month

Cheese and Crackers

Jan 20
Cheese Day

Café au Lait

Feb 17
Café au Lait Day

By designer Carol A.L. Martin

Hint o' Mint

Feb 19
Chocolate Mint Day

The Green Fairy

Mar 5
Absinthe Day

Marmalade, My Toast is Calling

Mar 14
Marmalade Days

Black Forest Cake

Jan 27
Chocolate Cake Day

Irn Bru

May 6
Beverage Day

Tarbh Deargh (Red Bull)

May 6
Beverage Day

Coca Cola

May 8
Have a Coke Day

Scotch Whisky 1494

May 21
World Whisky Weekend

The Angel's Share

May 21
World Whisky Weekend

Cool as a Cucumber

May 30
Mint Julep Day

Blue Cheese

Jun 4
Cheese Day

Whiskey & Bourbon

Jun 14
Bourbon Day

Wasabi

Jun 18
Sushi Day

Blue Lemon Martini

Jun 19
Martini Day

Juniper

Oct 19
Gin & Tonic Day

Vanilla Cream Tea

Jun 26
Cream Tea Day

Blueberry Muffin

Jul 11
Muffin Day

Ice Cream

Jul 17
Ice Cream Day

by designer Carol A.L. Martin

Scotch Whisky

Jul 27
Scotch Day

Champagne Celebration

Aug 4
Champagne Day

Milk and Cookies

Aug 4
Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

The Mead of Poetry

Aug 6
Mead Day

Assam

Aug 10
Afternoon Tea Week

Rose Tea

Aug 10
Afternoon Tea Week

Gelato

Aug 21
Spumoni Day

Peaches

Aug 24
Peaches Day

Blackberry

Sep 12
Blackberry Day

Chili Pepper

Sep 17
Spicy Food Day

Strong Brew

Oct 1
International Coffee Day

Berry Patch

Oct 10
Old Michaelmas

Oatmeal in a Blue Bowl

Oct 10
World Porridge Day

Drambuie

Oct 16
Liqueur Day

Arbroath Smokie

Oct 19
Smokehouse Day

Nuts and Bolts

Oct 22
Nutting Parties & Nutcrack Night

Tartan design by Carol A.L. Martin

Pumpkin Seeds

Oct 26
Pumpkin Day

Tartan design by Carol A.L. Martin

The Porter Drinkers

Nov 4
Stout Day

Smooth Merlot Blend

Nov 7
Merlot Day

Cappuccino

Nov 8
Cappuccino Day

Cranberry

Nov 22
Cranberry Relish Day

Spice Apple

Dec 3
Apple Pie Day

Chestnut

Dec 14
Roasted Chestnut Day

Rum and Eggnog

Dec 15
Eggnog Month

Tartan design by Carol A.L. Martin

English Breakfast

Dec 16
The Boston Tea Party (1773)

Gingerbread

Dec 17
Gingerbread House Day

Tartan design by Carol A.L. Martin

Damson

Dec 18
Sugar Plum Day

Wildflower Honey

Dec 18
Honey Day

Wassail

Dec 22
Wassailing Days and Christmas Carolers!

Tartan design by Carol A.L. Martin

Matcha Green Tea

Jan 12
Hot Tea Month

Still Life with Cheese

Jan 20
Cheese Day

Café au Lait

Feb 17
Café au Lait Day

Feb 19
Chocolate Mint Day

Tempus Fugit Absinthe

Mar 5
Absinthe Day

Marmalade on Toast

Mar 14
Marmalade Days

Black Forest Cake

Jan 27
Chocolate Cake Day

Irn Bru

May 6
Beverage Day

Red Bull

May 6
Beverage Day

Coca Cola Mosaic

May 8
Have a Coke Day

May 21
World Whisky Weekend

Scotch Whiskies

May 21
World Whisky Weekend

Cucumbers

May 30
Mint Julep Day

Jun 4
Cheese Day

Kentucky Bourbons

Jun 14
Bourbon Day

Wasabi and Ginger

Jun 18
Sushi Day

Blue Lemon Drop Martini

Jun 19
Martini Day

Juniper

Oct 19
Gin & Tonic Day

Cream Tea

Jun 26
Cream Tea Day

Blueberry Muffins

Jul 11
Muffin Day

Neapolitan Ice Cream

Jul 17
Ice Cream Day

Jul 27
Scotch Day

Vintage champagne poster (1900)

Aug 4
Champagne Day

Chocolate Chip Cookies and Milk

Aug 4
Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

Odin Drinks the Magic Mead

Aug 6
Mead Day

Assam Tea

Aug 10
Afternoon Tea Week

Rose Tea

Aug 10
Afternoon Tea Week

Spumoni Gelato

Aug 21
Spumoni Day

Aug 24
Peaches Day

Blackberries

Sep 12
Blackberry Day

Chili Peppers

Sep 17
Spicy Food Day

Oct 1
International Coffee Day

Blackberries

Oct 10
Old Michaelmas

Porridge

Oct 10
World Porridge Day

Drambuie Ad, 1957

Oct 16
Liqueur Day

Arbroath Smokies

Oct 19
Smokehouse Day

Party Mix

Oct 22
Nutting Parties & Nutcrack Night

Traditional Hallowe'en party games include romantic fortune-telling using nuts placed on a fire grate.
More modern traditions include Hallowe'en party mix using a classic combination of nuts, cereal squares, and Hallowe'en candy!

Jack-o'-lanterns

Oct 26
Pumpkin Day

Burning candles within turnips, rutabagas (swedes), or even beets are traditional ways of deterring evil spirits on Hallowe'en. In the Americas, pumpkins became the jack-o'-lantern of choice!

Porter

Nov 4
Stout Day

Merlot Grapes

Nov 7
Merlot Day

Cappucino

Nov 8
Cappuccino Day

Cranberries

Nov 22
Cranberry Relish Day

Apple and Spices

Dec 3
Apple Pie Day

Chestnuts

Dec 14
Roasted Chestnut Day

Eggnog with nutmeg

Dec 15
Eggnog Month

Eggnog is traditionally consumed throughout Canada and the United States at Christmas every year, often from American Thanksgiving through the end of the Christmas season. ​ Eggnog may have developed from posset, a medieval European beverage made with hot milk that was curdled with wine or ale and flavoured with spices. In the Middle Ages, posset was used as a cold and flu remedy and remained a popular remedy throughout the 19th century.

Boston Tea Party

Dec 16
The Boston Tea Party (1773)

Gingerbread Spices

Dec 17
Gingerbread House Day

December is the month devoted to traditional Christmas foods, and gingerbreads and cookies are one of the most anticipated of Christmas treats. With many variations of ingredients, gingerbread is usually flavoured with ginger, molasses, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, allspice, coriander, star anise, mace, cardamom, and black pepper. In Germany, gingerbread cookies called Lebkuchen have long been a fixture at street festivals, often in the shape of hearts frosted with sugary messages.

Damsons

Dec 18
Sugar Plum Day

Honeycomb

Dec 18
Honey Day

Christmas Punch

Dec 22
Wassailing Days and Christmas Carolers!

Wassail is a hot, mulled punch often associated with Yuletide drunk from a 'wassailing bowl'. The earliest versions were warmed mead – ale brewed with honey – into which roasted crab apples were dropped and burst to create a drink called 'lambswool'. ​ Later, the drink evolved to become a mulled cider made with sugar, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg, topped with slices of toast as sops and drunk from a large communal bowl.

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