[Sca-cooks] Subject: Re: English Food
selene at earthlink.net
Sat Jul 5 09:23:52 PDT 2008
>>I don't have the recipe here but my biggest hit is my auntie's
>>Yorkshire pudding. There is nothing that can bet that and it is
>>medieval in my book. Also people cannot believe how cheap it is.
>By "medieval in my book" do you mean you have a medeval recipe for
>it, you conjecture it is medieval, or you think it feels sufficiently
>medieval not to spoil the ambiance?
I suspect she meant the second or third. However, Yorkshire Pudding does not seem to appear in cooking literature until 1737. Which is too bad, it is indeed cheap and yummy. Americans just don't have enough excuses to eat drippings!
Some documentation is here: http://www.foodtimeline.org/foodpuddings.html
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