Plum Pottage

Preparation info
  • Makes about 600 ml 1 pint (serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
At Christmas We Feast: Festive Food Through the Ages

By Annie Gray

Published 2021

  • About

Charles Carter, 1732, The Compleat City and Country Cook55

Recipes for plum pottage are surprisingly scarce, although many others which aren’t specifically labelled as such would yield very similar results. It is very hard to fit it into modern dining patterns, as it is neither a soup nor a stew, and neither definitely savoury, nor sweet. For that reason, it is probably easiest to