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Clootie

Scottish appellation for the devil. [Scot. Folklore: Leach, 353]
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INDUSTRIAL SECTION Mitchell Cup (most points in baking, confectionery, preserves, knitting and fancy work ) - Janet Iffla; Lawrence Cup (most points in fancy work) - Anne Muirhead; Strang Trophy (best clootie dumpling) - Dorothy Burman; The Garden Estate Trophy (winner of the "down the garden path" category) - Jeanette Wilson; McArthur Trophy (best in baking, preserves, handcrafts and floral art) - Dorothy Burman POT PLANTS Bob Erskine Trophy (most points) - Anne Christie; Gary Gray Trophy (best pot plant) - Bill Nicol; Bobby Simpson Trophy (best hanging basket) - Elizabeth Wilkinson.
Clootie dumpling is a rich, boiled pudding made with beef suet, spice, dried and sometimes fresh fruit.
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.
Tough choice Judging the clootie dumpling competition
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.
Scottish suggestions included clootie dumpling and cranachan.
The industrial section challenge this year is for a clootie dumpling, with suggested recipe on the back of the syllabus.
Clootie dumpling? With a mischievous glint in her eye, Mary takes Brian back to old haunts in Bath and reveals she was an "outdoorsy" child and "quite naughty" at school.
"Even in the restaurant, I do a lot of things the way my gran taught me - from the soups I make to drying out a clootie dumpling recently by taking it home and putting it on a stool in front of our open fire as we needed it to be ready for the next morning.
"I have never tried haggis and I don't even know what a clootie dumpling is, but I am sure Michelle will guide me through it.
SWI news At the January meeting the Blairlogie and District ladies learned all about beer and ale making and enjoyed samples brought along by Ewan from Harviestoun Brewery before enjoying a hearty Burns Supper with oatcakes and cheese and clootie dumpling.