19th Century: Toad-in-the-Hole

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Pride and Pudding: The History of British Puddings, Savoury and Sweet

By Regula Ysewijn

Published 2016

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Hannah Glasse, who came up with the term ‘Yorkshire pudding’ in 1747, also had a recipe in her book The Art of Cookery for ‘Pigeons in a Hole’. It was basically a toad-in-the-hole using whole pigeons rather than bangers (sausages).

Fifty years later the novelist Fanny Burney<