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trifle

1. a type of pewter of medium hardness
2. articles made from this pewter
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The final phase of Paul's 70s homage was completed with a traditional English trifle, while - after seriously considering the Chrismassy egg nog brulee with brandy snap - I settled on the white chocolate & cranberry muffin, with delicious vanilla pod ice cream.
Start off with a tart of Cumbrian air-dried ham with Cumberland sauce, then tuck into 60's award-winning home-made bangers and mash before ending your meal with a traditional English trifle or a "Wet Nelly".
Perhaps it was the comfort food - divine chicken stew, mashed potatoes and an awesome English trifle - catered by Jane Windsor (wife of Charles Morowitz, the play's director) and Gabrielle Harris of ``Anyone for Tea'' that made Cozzens feel better?
In Mulberry Street were Italian dishes such as spinach and cheese cannelloni; at Ellis Island were hot dogs, Cracker Jack and hot roasted peanuts; at the Pennsylvania Station were shepherd's pie and salmon patties, and, finally, the dining fest stopped at New Rochelle (where ``Ragtime'' is set) for tea sandwiches and WASPy desserts such as English Trifle, petit fours, scones with cream and lemon meringue tarts.

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