Black Pudding to the rescue!

Discussion in 'Food in the News' started by MrsDangermouse, Jan 12, 2018.

  1. MrsDangermouse

    MrsDangermouse Senior Member

    Location:
    Hampshire, UK
    This news story tickled me this morning :D

    A butcher who became trapped in a walk-in freezer escaped thanks to a frozen black pudding.

    Chris McCabe, 70, said he got trapped after the freezer door in his shop in Totnes, Devon, blew shut behind him.

    Stranded in temperatures of -20C (-4F), with the door-release button frozen shut, he said he used the 1.5kg (3.3lbs) sausage as a battering ram on the release mechanism.


    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-42648624

    I particularly like his comment at the end: "I'm lucky really. We sell about two or three each week and that was the last one in there."
     
    Francesca, Elawin, Kake Lover and 2 others like this.
  2. sidevalve

    sidevalve Senior Member

    Location:
    Durham NE. England
    With improvisational skills like that he should join the A Team :D
     
    MypinchofItaly and Francesca like this.
  3. Francesca

    Francesca Guest

    Location:
    Barcelona
    Amazing survivor skills ..
     

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