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  • noun Alternative spelling of Scotch egg.


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  • A gas-inducing foodstuff consisting of a cold boiled egg encased in sausage-meat and breadcrumbs and deep-fried. Delicious if prepared with love and care.

    January 4, 2008

  • Gas-inducing? Wow. That explains the...


    January 4, 2008

  • I'm trying to imagine what the process of the encasement looks like. do you slap thin slices of salami all around? do you fork out the gooey stuffing from a raw sausage and paste it on?

    September 18, 2009

  • I think the second approach. It's loose sausage-meat that's formed around the peeled boiled egg (as you might make a sausage-meatball), then breaded, etc.

    September 18, 2009

  • Image search helps in this case, madmouth.

    September 18, 2009

  • Gah! Stomachs in the UK must made of steel, I tell ya, steel!

    September 19, 2009

  • Seems to me much simpler a preparation than deep-fried turducken.

    September 19, 2009

  • Ah, yes, but have you tried the deep-fried cockenthrice. They fry it three times!

    September 19, 2009

  • I wouldn't touch that name with a three-foot...anything.

    September 19, 2009

  • Yet, who can help loving the land that has taught us

    Six hundred and eighty-five ways to dress eggs?

    Thomas Moore (1779-1852), The Fudge Family in Paris, letter viii.

    September 19, 2009

  • That roasted monster is going to visit me tonight...mark my words. Why would you want to eat an animal which looks no different than it did while it was still breathing? My whole dinner would be plagued by the fear that my meal would crawl off of the table.

    September 21, 2009