Now I know that the Scotch have a saying, "That you cannot make broth out of whinstones" (which is their name for lava).
"Madam How and Lady Why or, First Lessons in Earth Lore for Children" by Charles Kingsley
Scotch Mutton Broth 32.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
The liquor the mutton is boiled in, you may convert into good soup in five minutes, and Scotch barley broth.
"A Poetical Cook-Book" by Maria J. Moss
The rest of the forequarter can be used for fricassee, Scotch broth, croquettes, and many other dishes.
"Better Meals for Less Money" by Mary Green
At home, Ian's mother always had waiting for him a plate of Scotch broth, potatoes, and sometimes an apple tart.
"The Wee Scotch Piper" by Madeline Brandeis