Have you heard of popovers?
Popovers are similar to England’s Yorkshire pudding. Contrary to what I grew up believing, “pudding” refers to a whole world of culinary experiences beyond the custardy and sugary variety that comes in flavors like chocolate or vanilla or banana. In the case of Yorkshire pudding, we’re talking about an eggy, puffy roll that is traditionally served with gravy and made using the fat or drippings from that day’s meat.
Because it’s the 21st century, you can make popovers with butter or vegetable oil, and since they’re often served with jams and cream and butter, it works out. They’re freakin’ delicious. (more…)