Family of ****** fans fly the flag The Doody family hope to raise profile of faggots A West Midlands family is playing a central role in the quest to raise the profile of a forgotten British dish - faggots. The Doody family from Wolverhampton has been crowned The ****** Family in a national competition, and to kick off their reign they will launch National ****** Week. The family will be touring the country extolling the virtues of the dish, which is best-known for its links with the Black Country. The Doody family were chosen to front the campaign after impressing judges at the Savoy Hotel in London in November. ****** facts Faggots were called "savoury ducks" in the Middle Ages Faggots were named after the Latin word for bundle Faggots were originally made with pig's liver and offal Faggots are now made from pork liver and pork Fans have published the Good ****** Guide They displayed their fanaticism for the delicacy during quizzes, role-plays and mock commercials. "The nation knows that the Cornish pasty, Yorkshire pudding, haggis and fish and chips are great British dishes, but all too often the ****** is left off that list," said Janet Doody. Her husband Fred added: "It's unfair because faggots were a British delicacy long before any of the others. "The great British ****** is full of flavour and a great belly warmer at this time of year." The family, including Lewis, 13, and Grace, 7, eat faggots twice a week, with mashed potato and mushy peas, and will be launching the awareness campaign on Tuesday at Liverpool University, followed by visits this week to Nottingham, Leeds, Sheffield and Birmingham. The competition was organised by ****** producer Mr Brain's Faggots. I don't even know what to say.