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…
Fine, you can have the pudding! Just stop singing at me. And you have to promise not to come back again tomorrow, okay?
An oven-baked pudding of stewed apple and breadcrumbs? Sounds good to me. This C19th recipe has the details.
Here’s a late C18th recipe for what amounts to a slightly less rich and spicy version of a modern-day Christmas Pud.
Spiced apple puree, sugar, eggs and cream, baked in a pastry case? It’s a nineteenth century apple quiche, surely?