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Black pudding, as made in the UK, is a blend of onions, pork fat, oatmeal, flavourings - and blood (usually from a pig). As long as animals have been slaughtered to provide food, blood sausages like black pudding have been in existence. Sources indicate that the corpulent sausage had its origins in ancient Greece, and Homer's Odyssey makes poetic reference to the roasting of a stomach stuffed with blood and fat.
The best of all possible worlds would be a British house, a Chinese cook, an American salary and a Japanese wife.
The worst of all possible worlds would be a Japanese house, a British cook, a Chinese salary and an American wife.
Originally posted by Strangerous
Speaking from experience there mate or just repeating old cliches from the war?
Mix snail porridge, sardine sorbet and you have a Fat Duck
The strong showing by UK restaurants suggests the land of bangers and baked beans now boasts more world-class places to eat than the US and traditional gastronomic hotspots such as France and Italy.