Yorkshire pudding



  • A savoury batter nowadays baked in the oven in a large flat tin or individual patty tins together with a roast of beef, and used as an accompaniment to it. Originally the tin of batter was placed beneath a joint of beef roasting on a spit to catch the juices. The batter would cook with the heat from the fire.


  • noun a mixture of eggs, flour and milk, cooked in the oven, the traditional accompaniment to roast beef