Posts Tagged ‘English desserts’

Lemons Are Yellow: “Spotted Dick”

Friday, March 20th, 2009

(Lemons Are Yellow member Paul Kaufman describes the secret sauce behind the song.)

File:Spotted Dick Wikimeet London 2005.jpgBack in the day, Tower Market atop Mount Davidson in San Francisco was the place for the band Lemons Are Yellow to stock up on snacks. This medium-sized grocery had an inexplicably large “British Foods” section, where you could stock up on Devonshire cream; HP sauce; and a mix for making your own dessert known as “Spotted Dick,” a baked pudding containing dried currants (hence the spots). Of course, the packaging called out to us, and soon we were at the Fleminger kitchen, baking up a batch.