Nesselrode Ice Pudding

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Appears in
The Official Downton Abbey Christmas Cookbook

By Regula Ysewijn

Published 2020

  • About

Chestnuts and candied fruits have long been traditional flavors at Christmastime in Britain. This chestnut-laced ice cream pudding, which was created by famed French chef Antonin Carême in honor of a Russian count and diplomat, appeared in many English cookery books throughout the nineteenth century. It was often made in a dome-shaped mold and decorated with a sprig of holly to mimic a boiled Christmas pudding. Disguising food in this manner had been a popular English custom since medieval