If you assumed a Scotch Egg heralded from Scotland, it would be understandable, however, it would also be entirely wrong.
The claim for the invention of Scotch Eggs lies at the other end of the British Isles in London’s Fortnum and Mason store and dates back to 1738.
So what about the whole ‘Scotch’ bit?
This has nothing to do with Scotland whatsoever, but is based on the word ‘scotched’ which loosely means to do something to something. So if you want an egg that’s had something done to it with sausage meat and breadcrumbs (and who doesn’t?), then it’s a Scotch Egg you need!