I can’t find much to argue with in this apple-themed excerpt from a C19th textbook about food and drink.
I have no idea who this “Agricola” fellow might have been, but by Jove, I do like the sound of his pro-cider rhetoric.
This C19th recipe is for a classic version of baked apples, scorched on the top, then slow-stewed in sweet wine.
The earliest recipe for a ‘summer pudding’ that I’ve found so far results in a very different dish to the bright pink bread-dome we’re used to.
In which I see if I can uncover the origins of the classic chilled fruit-and-bread dessert.
Here’s a recipe for a tasty-sounding batter pudding that will make good use of your redcurrant glut, should you happen to have one.
This quick and easy pudding recipe comes from a volume that is presumed to have been penned by the wife of one of England’s most famous literary figures…
Cider Without Apples? An obvious fraud. You definitely shouldn’t try this C19th recipe. Seriously. Don’t do it.
An oven-baked pudding of stewed apple and breadcrumbs? Sounds good to me. This C19th recipe has the details.
Here’s a nice little twist on a standard apple jelly recipe that should add a bit of a tang to your toast.