Blog: You don’t always get what you pay for…

Catherine Sleep | 5 December 2003

… and this is never more disappointing than when buying top-dollar festive food. Many of you will be familiar with Christmas pudding, the iconic Yuletide dessert in Britain. A consumer magazine carried out a blind tasting which revealed that four of the five best puds were from humble supermarkets, while those sold by gourmet food retailers such as Harrods and Fortnum & Mason fared badly.

In this instance I guess the proof of the pudding really WAS in the eating.

Puddings to the test


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