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Clootie

Scottish appellation for the devil. [Scot. Folklore: Leach, 353]
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I don't know anyone who doesn't have a story to tell about their granny's, auntie's or neighbour's clootie dumpling recipe being the best around.
The Company believed it was time to improve the basic recipe for the Clootie Dumpling by adding more Whisky to give it a more Scottish flavour, marmalade, ginger, spices and a selection of fine vine fruits.
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.
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.
They tried clootie dumpling and haggis at Scots restaurant Arisaig and raved about Irn-Bru.
My latest adventures through Aberdeenshire introduced me to a singing, kilted historian and Prince Charles's clootie dumpling maker.
The third course, lubricated by more whisky, could be either sherry trifle or clootie dumpling (or, as the London Evening Standard had it earlier this week, "sweetened linen pudding".
She treats it with the respect it deserves, serving old Scottish dishes like clootie dumpling - fruit pudding to you lot.
PERHAPS your granny has a favourite recipe for clootie dumpling or you make marvellous mince and tatties.