Thursday, October 06, 2011

deep fried mars bars

As a Scot abroad a myth that follows one everywhere is around the dietary foibles attributed to the Scottish nation.

Yes, I'm talking about the deep-fried Mars bar.

In the 30 or so years I lived and ate in Scotland I never once encountered this phenomenon.

In fact, the closest thing I've seen was from the quintessentially English Nigella Lawson, who battered and fried a Bounty bar in her TV show.

Imagine my surprise (perhaps not delight, however) at discovering the above pictured culinary offering in my local Fish and Chip emporium in leafy suburban Melbourne...

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