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In conversation with… Nick Frost

Nick Frost is the English actor, comedian and screenwriter best known for his work with Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg. He starred in the films Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Paul, The Boat That Rocked, Attack the Block and the hit television comedy Spaced. Nick is playing Thomson in the upcoming Tintin film and Tiberius the dwarf in Snow White and the Huntsman.

Above all, Nick is a Scotch egg fan. Thanks to Twitter, and a recent meeting at Mark Sargent’s book launch, I was able to discover this fact and Nick very kindly agreed to answer a few golden orb related questions.

Q. In three words, how would you describe a Scotch egg?
A.  Crisp. Sausage. Yolk.

Q. Best served hot or cold?
A. Hot for me!

Q. Served with or without condiments? If with, then which?
A. Some Black pepper and homemade mayo.

Q. Are there any variations on the Scotch egg that you enjoy, or do u believe that the best are the tradtional examples (egg, sausage meat, breadcrumbs)?
A. It’s got to be a traditional one for me thanks.

Q. In your opinion, where serves the best Scotch egg?
A. The best scotch egg, for me, is served in Babington House in Somerset.

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