|View of Criffel from my window with snow highlighting the peaks and slopes|
|Wood pecker eating nuts while hungry sparrows fight over a fat ball|
Viburnum in blossom
and snowdrops in flower
Now a recipe for a winter's day.
Pudding or Shepherds’ Pudd.
butter an oven proof dish which will hold at least 2 pints of liquid. This
mixture does not look much but it rises and expands during cooking. You should
end up with a golden brown topping, succulent sultanas and a rich butterscotch
sauce underneath. Serve hot. 4 persons (or six if you serve with custard or ice
cream). It is quite filling for a cold day – hence the Shepherd’s Pudding.
Rub 3 ounces of margarine or butter into
oz self raisng flour and add
with milk until it forms an elastic dough.
in greased bowl.
4ozs brown sugar and
ozs butter (or marg) in
cups of boiling water (15 fluid ounces)
over the dough. Do NOT stir or mix.
35 to 40 minutes at 180 C or 350 F until well risen,
and brown on top.