Additional Resources

Other Books in Outlander Series:


Non-Fiction Resources:

Gabaldon, D. (1999). The outlandish companion. New York: Delacorte Press.
Maclean, F. (1970). A concise history of Scotland. New York: Viking
Maclean, F. (2008). Highlanders: A history of the Scottish clans. New York: Viking
Lloyd, S. (2003). The landscape of Scotland. London:Artist's and Photographers' Press Ltd
MacDonald, C. (1990). Lady MacDonald's Scotland: The Best of Scottish Food and Drink. Boston: Bulfinch Press.

Fiction Books on Scotland or Time-Travel:

Lady of the Glen: A Novel of 17th Century Scotland and the Massacre of Glencoe, by Jennifer Roberson
The MacGregor Trilogy, by Nigel Tranter
Kidnapped, by Robert Louis Stevenson
Song of Albion Trilogy, by Stephen Lawhead

Additional Books to Discuss:

bookpic.JPGHandle with Care, by Jodi Picoult
This novel has several recipes for baked items made from scratch, with lots of love. Baking plays an important role in this story of a family's trials and tribulations. The story is told from each main character's point of view, allowing you to become engrossed in every page you turn.

9780399155437L.jpgThe School of Essential Ingredients, by Erica Bauermeister
This book is about several different characters, all of whom take the same cooking class. Each of them are dealing with difficult personal issues, and will eventually come to realize the transformative and healing power of baking and cooking.

dettaglio_74.gifGourmet Rhapsody, by Muriel Barbery
This novel follows a character only briefly featured in Barbery's best-selling The Elegance of the Hedgehog. Famous Parisian food critic Monsieur Pierre Arthens is dying. Before he can die peacefully, though, he must have one last bite of a certain something that he cannot recall. Each chapter in this book covers a specific time and food during his life. No recipes here, but delicious descriptions of bread and other baked boulangerie treats!

42549861.JPGLarissa's Breadbook, by Lorraine Johnson-Coleman
This novel is a fictional tale of a girl discovering culture she didn't know existed in her own backyard. It features more than 150 bread recipes from various cultures in the South - Creole, Appalachian, Mexican American, among others. A feast for the mind, and a treat for those dedicated bakers.

deep_dish.jpgDeep Dish by Mary Kay Andrews
This novel follows a woman named Gina Foxton through her attempt at becoming the next big television cooking star. She begins her own cooking show, but finds a rival in another television chef, Tate Moody. The book follows their rivalry, including recipes at the end.

Diana Gabaldon's Outlander
Important Locations in Outlander
Culture of the Scottish Highlands
Traditional Scottish Fare