Christmas Omelette

Preparation info

  • Serves

    2

    , as a dessert or a punchy breakfast
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

At Christmas We Feast: Festive Food Through the Ages

At Christmas We Feast

By Annie Gray

Published 2021

  • About

Alfred Suzanne, 1904, La Cuisine et Pâtisserie Anglaise et Américaine112

The words ‘mincemeat omelette’ tend to conjure up a vision of Fanny Cradock in an evening gown, and she did, indeed, attempt to popularise it in the 1970s. But Cradock drew a great deal on the past, and her mincemeat omelette is merely a muted version of this, published seventy years before. (Remarkably, she