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Saturday, February 04, 2006

Let's Paint the town Red!



The great British Pork Pie is most associated with Melton Mowbray,in Leicestershire. Over a hundred years ago - one can only suppose after a few too many pork pies - some aristocrats that were visiting town for a hunt ran amok in the town centre with some cans of red paint. And that's where the expression comes from. These pies come from Southwark Market, just south of London Bridge, and they are as good as they look.

posted by Ham at 00:20 -- Comments here: 5

Comments on "Let's Paint the town Red!"

 

Blogger Anna said ... (10:05) : 

Cela a l'air délicieux !

 

Blogger Amande said ... (10:42) : 

Nice picture : that makes me hungry :)

 

Blogger Michael said ... (14:26) : 

Does it really say 9 pounds for one of these?

 

Blogger Ham said ... (19:22) : 

Michael, yes they are! And probably worth it, too. They work out about twice the price (weight for weight) as a good supermarket pie.

 

Blogger Pamela said ... (17:48) : 

Oh Ham, you've made me drool! :)

Can't wait until we have the technology to deliver the goods, not just the photo, digitally!

 

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