Plum Porridge

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The Scots Kitchen

By F. Marian McNeill

Published 2015

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Meg Dods’s Recipe


  • Shin of beef, veal (optional), raisins, currants, prunes, pepper, mace, nutmeg


Boil ten pounds of a shin for five hours in a gallon, or rather more, of water. Skim carefully. Strain off the liquor and put to it a piece of veal cut from the fillet. Soften the crumb of a penny loaf in the soup and beat it smoothly. Thicken the soup with this and put to it half a pound of clea