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To say Yorkshire puddings are pointless

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McNewPants2013 Sun 27-Jan-13 15:54:47

There is no flavour to them, and take up space on the plate that could mean an extra roast potato

MrsLyman Sun 16-Jun-13 19:44:28

YAB totally and utterly U.

Sorry haven't read whole thread but just had to post immediately.

OrangeFireandGoldashes Sun 16-Jun-13 19:09:36

YABVVVU. Yorkshire puddings are little gravy-absorbing vessels of deliciousness.

Get bigger plates.

BellaVita Sun 16-Jun-13 18:47:30

Hec, am good thanks. 100's of one or two issues with DS2 atm which is making me a little greyer, but nothing that Army Cadets won't sort out grin. He was adamant that he wasn't joining, but he saw sense in the end. Am hoping that the colour sergeant will kick him into touch make him see sense grin.

How are you my lovely?

DrCoconut Sun 16-Jun-13 17:15:54

Yorkshire puddings are amazing. DS1 likes a whole big one to himself these days. My grandma used to make them every Sunday.

vintagecakeisstillnice Sun 16-Jun-13 17:14:52

I once went to a pub where they served Yorkshire puddings flattened and used as a wrap for roast beef, came with a little pot of onion gravy for dipping.


Apparently they used to do it to use up the leftovers from Sunday……………. (whats that then?)

And then realised they were on a winner with people coming in just from the Yorkie Wrap.

McNewPants2013 Sun 16-Jun-13 16:44:35

The only problem I have now is the DC, they are waiting in the kitchen as soon as I put them in the oven the oldest is the worst since he has learned to count.

ImTooHecsyForYourParty Sun 16-Jun-13 16:40:40

Bella, me darlin' how's tricks?

BellaVita Sun 16-Jun-13 16:38:12

So I see grin

PirateJelly Sun 16-Jun-13 16:36:23

Yabu. I add chopped onion to mine (thanks Mil) So tasty, could easily have them as a meal by themselves with a bit of gravy yummy

ImTooHecsyForYourParty Sun 16-Jun-13 16:34:12


PuppyMonkey Sun 16-Jun-13 16:27:19


BellaVita Sun 16-Jun-13 16:26:25

YABVU shock
Mine taste divine <smug>

Longdistance Sun 16-Jun-13 16:17:48


Put a roast potato in the middle of the Yorkshire pudding, and add lashings of gravy.

Damnautocorrect Sun 16-Jun-13 16:15:05

Love it when you've amazing beef gravy and Yorkies yum yum yum.
Make massive ones and use them as plates. Problem solved

Geordieminx Sun 16-Jun-13 16:11:27

8oz plain flour
3 eggs
1 egg shite
1/2 pint of milk
Pinch of salt

Best yorkshires ever!

NotSoNervous Sun 16-Jun-13 16:05:32


thistlelicker Sun 16-Jun-13 15:56:59

Yes you are! End of!grin

KikeriFreedomCastle Sun 16-Jun-13 15:52:27

I don't like them, they're just stodge in my opinion, but I'm probably in minority thinking this. The children love them, however. I always give them mine if we have them.

Loulybelle Sun 16-Jun-13 15:48:56

Yay, i love yorkshire pudding, especially massive ones with everything crammed in and loads of gravy.

ImTooHecsyForYourParty Sun 16-Jun-13 15:45:26

YY to home made.

Have you tasted those aunt bessie monstrosities?


as tasty as a gobful of cardboard.

I love leftover yorkshires cold with jam. Gorgeous.

plinkyplonks Sun 16-Jun-13 15:40:28

McNewPants2013 Happy to hear!

plinkyplonks Sun 16-Jun-13 15:39:47

They are delicious :D I regret nothing.

SilverOldie Sun 16-Jun-13 15:38:18

Sacrilege! Yorkshire Puds are fantastic - home made that is. I wouldn't call the ones you can buy ready made YPs, more like bits of rubber.

I will sometimes do a toad, either with sausages or a lamb chop in one half of the dish and put fruit in the other half for pudding. Plums, nectarines, cherries, etc. All the juices run into the pudding. Yum Yum Yum.

ImTooHecsyForYourParty Sun 16-Jun-13 15:28:02

grin of course. You HAD to have been doing it wrong.

I would happily give up both the meat AND the veg and just have a plateful of my delicious yorkies.

LittleprincessinGOLDrocks Sun 16-Jun-13 14:34:41

Yay! Glad to hear that OP!

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