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Dec 7, 2012 02:58 AM

Haggis in the USA

A friend wants to take a Haggis into the USA however it is banned. Even Tinned Haggis is Banned!
So our next thought is there somewhere in the USA you can get a traditional scottish tasting Haggis?
he wants an authentic scottish recipe. (I know many have thier own recipes but we are hoping as close to the traditional as possible with all the great herbs and spices used in scotland.)
Does anyone know where he can get one or order it?

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  1. I got a canned haggis at a store that sells British products. Much to my wife's shock, I actually loved it.

    This is the brand I got, and you can even order it from Amazon:

    1. My first reaction upon reading your subject headers was "Oh, NO, how'd that happen??!! " ;-D

      1. Ah, my favorite Steve Miller Band song...

        "Do, do-do, do-do, do, doooo
        Haggis in the USA!"

        1. I've had this stuff:

          Texture-wise it's closer to 'real' haggis than canned chili is to chili, but it's still out of a can. I think the spices were a bit out of whack. I don't recall being overwhelmed by nutmeg and black pepper in Scotland.

          1. Haggis is banned in the US? There goes my plan to make it. I'm looking for a recipe with cheap ingredients, but takes time and effort to make, so that was one of my ideas.

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            1. re: SummerBoredom

              It's illegal to import it, not to make it.

              1. re: JonParker

                Yeah, my dad told me that a little later. After checking though, the ingredients would be tough to for me to get too.