Blog: You’ll wish you hadn’t
Catherine Sleep | 9 August 2004
Scotland, home of the deep fried Mars Bar, has come up with another dubious culinary treat of frighteningly calorific proportions.
The Stonner is a pork sausage wrapped in doner kebab meat coated in batter and deep fried. It is the creation of Glaswegian chip shop owner Saei Sangag, and word has it that it is flying out of the fryer.
At least the establishment is warning customers that the Stonner can damage your health. It sounds revolting to me. At least the deep fried Mars Bar had some kind of precedent. It wasn’t so very remote from the battered bananas served in Chinese restaurants; really it was the fact that it was fried alongside cod and haddock that was off-putting. But the Stonner? Can anyone out there identify a redeeming feature?
Actually I'm just back from a few days in Scotland myself. It's a beautiful part of Britain and Edinburgh is a wonderful city. It feels like a sophisticated European city, far more so than London. The architecture is impressive, the location beautiful and the shopping great. Can't imagine the Stonner getting a very warm reception there though.
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