In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Beat the egg with the syrup and milk, mix thoroughly, put in a greased pudding basin and steam for three hours.
- Liberally butter a 900 ml pudding basin (use your warm hand - its easier) and dollop half the marmalade into the bottom.
- Line your pudding basin with slices of bread (white is best, I hate to say!) from which the crusts have been removed.
- Line a pudding basin or individual ramekins with cling-film, and then line the mould with the soaked bread, ensuring there are no gaps.
- Stir in the nuts and fruit then, once well combined, tip into a 1 litre pudding basin.
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