A British pudding is a dish, savory or sweet, that’s cooked by being boiled or steamed in something: a dish, a piece of cloth, or even animal intestine. … The best example is sticky toffee pudding, a date cake with caramel sauce that’s traditionally steamed but is now often baked.Nov 29, 2015
Generally, what Americans call pudding, the British would call cold custard. So if you’re an American in the UK and you want one of those little pots of pudding, look in the grocery stores for “custard pots”.
Still-warm fruit crumbles, milky rice puddings, jam tarts—a meal from our English nanny never ended without one of these classic British puddings. That word, while it can mean either sweet or savory in Britain, is used in the U.K. the way “dessert” is in America.
A cake is something sweet served on a plate and eaten with a fork. A pudding is something sweet served in a dish with cream or custard and eaten with a spoon. A pudding can also be savoury, such as steak and kidney, or an unsweetened savoury suet roll containing meat, This we eat with a knife and fork.
The most common is that the word derives from boudin, a French word generally referring in modern times to sausage. … Many classic British puddings are weirdly sausage-like; take the Christmas or plum pudding, which is a mixture of dried fruits, nuts, butter or suet, eggs, flour or breadcrumbs, alcohol, and spices.
It is just called “cold stuff taste nice”. Seriously, I would expect this from a septic but a canook?? Ice cream. Unless you’re middle-class, in which case it’s Gelato or if you’re poor, frozen dessert with non-milk fats, from Swansea when it’s “Joe’s ’cause everything else is just ice cream”.
A Biscuit (U.S.) Is a Scone (U.K.) A British biscuit is not remotely similar to the fluffy and filling American biscuits made famous in Southern American cuisine. The closest British equivalent to those buttery miracles is a scone, which ain’t too bad either.Aug 30, 2019
To make it simple, the clearest difference between a pudding and a dessert is that, a dessert is sweet, but a pudding can be both sweet and savoury, it is usually used to describe a particular type of food or sweet. … A pudding usually is a dish of more homely or rustic.
Though many don’t like to admit it, using the term “pudding” or “dessert” in the U.K has connotations of class. Using “dessert” is thought to be posher than a homely pudding. Yet, in upper-class circles (or among those who aspire to be) you rarely hear the word “dessert” used.
The difference between the pie and the pudding is both in the pastry and method of cooking. The meat mixture remains the same, but is completely encased in a pastry made with suet for the pudding, while it is just covered with a shortcrust pastry for the pie. The pudding is then steamed while the pie is baked.
If someone refers simply to English they’re referring to the original language as spoken in the British isles. Pudding is a word that describes the sweet course of a meal, or a dish such as meat pudding, rice pudding, suet pudding etc. We say it because it is an English word.
haggis, the national dish of Scotland, a type of pudding composed of the liver, heart, and lungs of a sheep (or other animal), minced and mixed with beef or mutton suet and oatmeal and seasoned with onion, cayenne pepper, and other spices. The mixture is packed into a sheep’s stomach and boiled.
The U.S. term, zucchini, comes from the Italian zucchina, which has zucca as its root, meaning, “gourd, marrow, pumpkin or squash.” Conversely, courgette is another French word that the U.K. borrowed.
American biscuits are small, fluffy quick breads, leavened with baking powder or buttermilk and served with butter and jam or gravy. They are close to what the British would call scones.Nov 29, 2015
Senior Member. I use “loo roll” or “toilet paper”. (“Loo roll” is more informal.)
If you are talking to a British person and mention jelly, they will think of what Americans call “Jell-O“. If you ask for jelly in the UK, you will end up with “Jell-O”. If you mean what Americans call jelly, you will need to use the word jam.
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(Side note: Some very posh people shorten the word to “pud.”)
A pudding is usually a dessert, but is sometimes a savory dish. … This category is for dishes commonly called “puddings” which have a savory taste. “Pudding” is loosely defined, and there is overlap with Category:Sausages and Category:Offal. However, not all savory puddings contain meat.
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