Smoked Scotch Eggs

I’ve made Scotch eggs in numerous guises, the most recent adding BBQ rub to enhance the taste sensation. This incantation of the popular pub snack was deemed by my wife to be the pinnacle of Scotch egging (if that’s a phrase).

All this changed however when I added smoke into the mix.
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Using BBQ Rubs For Everyday Cooking

One of my culinary discoveries has been the positive effect BBQ rubs can have on enhancing  flavour. A real-deal meal time game changer. I’ve blogged about cooking with rubs in our Big Green Egg, simply because it’s what I normally use.

Recently rain stopped play on a planned al fresco roast chicken. A lot of rain, and high winds. So I used the oven indoors. Turns out that BBQ rubs work with everyday kitchen cooking.

There’s a world of flavour waiting for you to discover. Let’s go explore it …

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English Breakfast Scotch Eggs

The rustic pub scotch egg, when made using Cumberland sausage infused with black pudding, has a few of the ingredients for a traditional English breakfast.

After the last article, I was challenged by a Facebook correspondent to see if I could work bacon into the recipe … after all, everything is better with bacon. Well why stop there? Let’s throw some mushroom in for good measure. And thus it was born.

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Rustic Pub Scotch Eggs

I’m a sucker for a really great scotch egg. Add in a kick-ass dipping sauce, a cool cider and a sunny beer garden and that’s a great afternoon.

On a trip to a rustic pub in the sleepy village of Cartmel, I discovered the finest scotch eggs I had ever tasted, along with an outstanding taramind-based dipping sauce. My wife, who normally cannot stand scotch eggs, was instantly converted.

The chef, Gareth Webster, was kind enough to share the recipe for both eggs and sauce. They can be made at home and well worth the effort.
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