[Sca-cooks] Spotted pup
grm at andrew.cmu.edu
Sat Jan 6 17:46:44 PST 2007
--On Saturday, January 06, 2007 8:36 PM -0500 "Phil Troy / G. Tacitus
Adamantius" <adamantius1 at verizon.net> wrote:
> On Jan 6, 2007, at 8:19 PM, Sarah Fitzpatrick wrote:
>> If I am not mistaken, it is spotted pup.
> I'm pretty sure the book title (and dish name) is Spotted Dog, which
> the author goes on to allege is a corruption of Dough, elsewhere seen
> corrupted as [Spotted] Dick. Pup wouldn't follow this pattern, if
> pattern indeed it is.
> It's one a' them steamed puddings with raisins (the spots).
I think that spotted dog and spotted pup are two different recipes. Spotted
dog is the british dish (steamed bread pudding with raisins) while spotted
pup is apparently an american dish which is a sort of rice pudding with
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