Scotch eggs are another very popular snack in Nigeria. They are so popular, a local fast food chain (Mr Biggs) makes a fortune from their daily sales!
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According to Fortnum & Mason, it is believed that the first scotch eggs were made back in the 1730s specifically for long distance carriage travellers who needed some form of food or snack as sustenance during their journey.
Scotch eggs as we know them today, (and as they were made back then) are typically made with hard boiled eggs and sausage meat. The sausage meat could range from pork, beef to turkey. And the eggs could be hen eggs, duck, quail or goose eggs.
The term "scotch eggs" (previously referred to as scotched eggs) is believed to refer more to the process of making the eggs (typically involves wrapping them in sausage meat, coating in breadcrumbs and cooking (often frying) rather than their origin.
Scotch eggs are typically deep fried and as a way of cutting down on the fat soaked up during deep frying, I decided to bake them...
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