suet

Recipe

Baked Apples with Mincemeat Recipe

Because apples were meant for stuffing and baking.
Fergus Henderson
2.1.17
british food

Bedfordshire’s Answer to the Cornish Pasty Mixes Marmalade with Bacon

The Bedfordshire clanger is a suet pastry with a savory filling (like bacon and eggs or minced lamb) in one end, and a sweet filling (rhubarb, custard, marmalade) in the other.
Luke Slater
6.9.16
christmas

These Mince Pies Might Get You Drunk

The Mince Dodger might sound modern (it’s a take on the Jammie Dodger biscuit, of course) but it actually comes from an 1800s recipe. It also involves a lot of brandy.
Gareth May
12.15.15
scotland

You’ll Need Four Hours and a Pillowcase to Make This Dumpling

The “clootie dumpling” is a fruit-filled Scottish dessert, traditionally wrapped in a pillowcase and steamed for hours. “It will always take anyone back to their family kitchen,” says Glasgow chef Jak O’Donnell.
Eleanor Capaldi
12.11.15
the UK

Pure Fat Is Officially the Best New Food Product in the UK

Top honors at this week's Guild of Fine Food awards go to pure rendered beef fat. But not just any pure rendered beef fat—some rather extraordinary stuff.
Munchies Staff
9.10.15
Recipe

Sussex Pond Pudding Recipe

A suet pastry laced with lemon, sugar, and butter. It’s the best pond water you’ll ever taste.
Mark Hix
7.26.14
organs

The USDA Doesn't Want Us to Eat Lungs

There's a USDA ban on one of the key ingredients in Scotland's national dish, haggis, which has kept it from American plates for 40 years. If he weren't dead, Robert Burns would be pissed.
Baylen Linnekin
7.3.14
haggis

How-To: Make Haggis

Ben Reade, a native Scotsman and the head of culinary research and development at the Nordic Food Lab, walks us through the labor of lamb love.
Munchies Staff
1.25.14