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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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