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Clootie

Scottish appellation for the devil. [Scot. Folklore: Leach, 353]
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Devils ' names in literature and popular usage include Mephistopheles, Auld Nick, Auld Hornie, Auld Ane, Clootie, and Hangie.
A dumpling - or clootie dumpling, depending on how it's cooked - is a relic to us Scottish folk.
They want cream and ice-cream on their clootie dumplin and we'll get the sour buttermilk that's left.
WHAT: Choose from dishes like haggis, neeps and tatties in a rich whisky sauce, a Loch Fyne salmon fillet served with sauteed potatoes, and traditional desserts including clootie dumpling and a Scottish cranachan.
It's also a highly educational programme - before this week, for example, I hadn't heard of the apparently classic Scottish pudding of clootie dumpling.
Burns suppers always include haggis, neeps and tatties, with cock-a-leekie soup being a traditional starter and clootie dumplings a popular pudding.
Burns suppers always include haggis, neeps and tatties, with cock-aleekie soup being a traditional starter and clootie dumplings a popular pudding.
Along for the sitcom ride is Alex's flatmate, Clootie (Cavaliero again), still reeling from the shock revelation that her ex-boyfriend was bisexual.
Coles Traditional Foods Ltd, tel: 0179 953 1053, have announced that their newly launched Clootie Dumpling has been shortlisted in the 2000 Dried Fruit New Products Awards.
The plan last weekend was that a few of us would get together so I could lead a quick cooking demonstration on how to make clootie dumpling and tablet.
com CLOOTIE DUMPLING INGREDIENTS 200g currants 200g sultanas 150g low-fat spread 4tbsp Half Spoon granulated sugar 1tbsp syrup or treacle 1tsp mixed spice 1tsp cinnamon 1tsp ground ginger 275mls cold water 200g plain flour 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 2 medium eggs, beaten METHOD 1 Place the currants, sultanas, low-fat spread, granulated sweetener, syrup, spices and water in a saucepan and heat, stirring constantly.