A scotch eggstravaganza (The Guardian)

A just-set egg in sausagemeat with a light and crisp crumb coating is a lovesome thing. What might your twist on the traditional recipe be, and would it win tonight’s scotch egg challenge?

In his fascinating blog at forevereggsploring.com, David Constable, the self-proclaimed King of The Scotch Egg avers that the damn thing has never had anything to do with the Scots. The original “Scotched Egg” was a snack devised by royal cornershop Fortnum and Mason to fortify travellers leaving Piccadilly on the stagecoach for points west.

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4 responses to “A scotch eggstravaganza (The Guardian)

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  2. Pingback: What Fortnum & Mason don’t want you to know. | Conor Bofin

  3. It was nice to read your post. Thank you for posting this piece!

  4. Pingback: A scotch eggstravaganza (The Guardian) | David J Constable

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