A delicious collection of great British puddings from the National Trust, this new edition has been updated and expanded to include more mouthwatering colour photography. The traditional pudding has always been an integral part of Britain's culinary heritage. This collection of established favourites and little-known but great recipes traces the history of the pudding from the earliest medieval jellies through the elaborate fruit pies of the Elizabethans, the elegant ice creams and custards of the Georgians, and the substantial puddings of the Victorians. All the best recipes that have stood the test of time are featued here, from Chocolate Puddle Pudding, Icky Sticky Toffee Sponge and Jam Roly Poly to Old English Trifle, Lemon Meringue Pie and Eton Mess. Bursting with delicious baked puddings, fools and syllabubs, ice creams,custards and trifles, pies and tarts and of course, steamed puddings that have been served over the centuries, this book will tempt anyone who enjoys a healthy dose of our great British puddings.
Sara Paston-Williams is an author, journalist, lecturer and broadcaster who specialises in food and food history. Her recent books include Good Old-fashioned Jams, Preserves and Chutneys, Good Old-fashioned Puddings and The Art of Dining. She lives in Cornwall.