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Nov 16, 2006 03:56 AM

Scotch egg in Toronto

Looking for genuine Scotch egg to take home and savour at ones leisure. Anyone?! I recall the old Marks and Spenser used to carry some frozen ones but now??!! Many Thanks

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  1. What are these Scotch eggs anyways? Tour

    1. Scotch egg
      From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      A typical packet of supermarket scotch eggs
      Inside a scotch eggA Scotch egg is a snack food of Scottish origin consisting of a cold, hard-boiled egg removed from its shell, wrapped in a sausage meat mixture, coated in breadcrumbs, and deep-fried. It is eaten cold, typically with salad and pickles.

      Scotch eggs were traditionally a Scottish breakfast or picnic food, designed to be eaten fresh. However, in the UK at least, they have acquired an unfashionable, downmarket reputation due to the preponderance of pre-packed, plastic-wrapped Scotch eggs sold at convenience stores and service stations. These are generally made with very cheap meat and eggs

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      1. re: ssainani

        although most often served cold here, they are great went fresh out of the fryer or at room temperature. i dislike the out of the fridge versions sold i prefer to make them at home instead, very easy to do

      2. i am desparately searching for scotch eggs in toronto too. my husband is from england and misses eating a few afer a night out at the pub! let me know if you find anywhere!

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        1. re: Sledge

          The Roy, Leslieville, Queen & Logan.

          1. re: Sledge

            King Henry's Arms Pub at Yonge and 14th in Richmond Hill (right beside the McDonald's and Futureshop) has Scotch Eggs, Ploughman's Lunch, Melton Mowbray Pie, and Steak & Kidney Pie.

            1. re: zoohort2

              i don't see them on the menu...are they something you have to order and eat there or can you take them out? ypu're tlking about the true scotch eggs with the sausage and breadcrumbs on it.

              1. re: Sledge

                It's been a little while since I was at Feathers, but when I was there I ordered Scotch eggs and a brew. The item was on the snack menu brought to the table. The order arrived with salad. No takeout, as far as I know - it's strictly pub grub - and very good.

            2. The Brick Bakery in the Distillery used to make it, but come to think of it....I don't remember seeing it when I went last week. You might try calling them to ask.