I’ve got a bit of a thing for boudin noir, black pudding and the like. They are clearly very good for you, look at what a healthy person I am! I was very pleased to see some French West Indies boudin noir in Le Marche du Quartier (opposite Sillfield Farm in Borough Market) last Friday. It promised chilli action, and whilst there were hints of this its main character was a very tarragony herbal flavour. This was certainly interesting, but the slime-tastic texture was not terribly pleasing. It doesn’t compete with the boudin noir from the butcher in Nuits-Saint-Georges and is a country mile behind Sillfield Farm’s offerings.
Shall we remind ourselves what the totally amazing Stornoway black pudding from Sillfield Farm looks like?