London: The humble Scotch egg is the most loved snack served in British bars, says a poll.
The eggs knocked off triple-cooked chips and sausage rolls to the second and third place respectively to claim the best snack title.
Wrapping up the top five in the survey, by Caterer & Hotelkeeper magazine, were pork scratchings, sausages and pickled eggs, reports the Daily Express.
Chef Antony Worrall Thompson said: “Give me a Scotch egg with some piccalilli and I am in heaven – to me it is the best form of snack food.
“The thing with foreign snacks is they are not filling, if you have a plate of Serrano ham or olives they do not fill you up.”
British Beer and Pub Association spokesman Neil Williams added: “These pub classics are part of Britain’s food heritage, so it’s good to see them still much loved by pub-goers.”
First Published: Wednesday, November 11, 2009, 12:25