Flummadiddle

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Flummadiddle
Place of origin
United States
Main ingredients
Stale bread, pork fat, molasses, spices (cinnamon, allspice, cloves and others)
Cookbook:Flummadiddle  Flummadiddle
For the drum rudiment, see Flamadiddle.

Flummadiddle is a baked main course pudding consisting of stale bread, pork fat, molasses, and spices including cinnamon, allspice, and cloves. It was a part of early American cuisine, especially of New England fishermen.

References[edit]

  • Frederic Gomes, Dictionary of American Regional English: Introduction and A-C, Harvard University Press, 1985, page 500. ISBN 978-0-674-20511-6.
  • Sarah Orne Jewett, "A Summer Cruise in Search of an Appetite", Harper's new monthly magazine, Harper & Bros, 1857, page 538.