We loooove haggis and black pudding and were green with envy when Ellie's boyfriend Stu described the wonderful Stornoway black pudding that his father had brought back from a recent trip to the Isle of Lewis.
Apparently the makers Charles MacLeod have a website and these famous puddings can be bought by mail order, but the downside is that on a 1.4 kg roll of black pudding costing a very reasonable £7.40 postage is a £6.10!!
Stu to the rescue - buy 3 or more puddings and postage is a maximum of £18. Apparently we weren't the only ones being regaled by tales of the glorious pudding and there were others interested in acquiring the said delicacy, so a joint order was collected and duly sent off.
I ordered a black pudding and a haggis which would have cost a whopping £8.90 postage if I had ordered alone, by joining together with three others the postage cost was a much more palatable £4.50.
Said puddings arrived this evening. Guess what we're having for breakfast tomorrow? (and for tea too ; ) )