Nursery Puddings, Slow Sunday and Old Fashioned Baked Rice Pudding Slow Sunday today this week takes me back to the old fashioned nursery puddings of my childhood; sometimes a pudding was the main meal and the “afters” as we called them, was maybe a slice of bread and jam or just bread and butter. In... Read More »
Spotted Dick Pudding Recipe...The name of this classic English pudding usually will raise a smile or look of abject horror which is why some prefer the less-well-known title of “Spotted Dog Pudding”. The spotted refers to the raisins & currants in the dough & the word dick' is a colloquial word for pudding. This is not a pudding for the faint-hearted or those on a diet. Made from suet, flour & dried fruit is high in calories. It is the perfect pudding for a treat on a cold winter's day.
"Ole English Spotted Dick Recipe" - The English have a sense of humor don't they. The Americans come over to England and that's the first thing they order. Fix that for your hubby tonight! Want a spot of "Spotted Dick" tonight Dear? The Word "Dick" in Old England was Pudding.