I was visiting the UK at the beginning of December not long after first going to live in Germany and the word got around amongst local expats and I received one phone call after another asking me to bring back a pudding, in the end it was seven.
I learned to make my own puddings after that. If friends found out that we were driving to the UK then we could probably have started a shop with the amount of stuff we were asked to bring back.
I've brought back self raising flour, custard powder, pork pies, marmite, mustard, mince pies, mince meat, hot cross buns, cheese, sausages and gammon amongst other things over the years. Oh and a petrol tank for OH's sports car, though that didn't fit in my case.
Seven Christmas puddings.