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The most delicious food


Is pizza pops

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AND WHAT IS A PIZZA POP?

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Frozen pizza on a stick??

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Glen you know better

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Do I?? I honestly don't know what a pizza pop is.

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A FROZEN PIZZA FLAVORED ICE CREAM TREAT I GUESS.

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It’s kinda like a microwave calzone

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Okie dokie. Now I know. Different terms for a particular thing, depending on the country.

For example, in my neck of the woods, this is a biscuit:
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But in the UK, what we here in the US would call a "cookie" is called a biscuit:
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It’s not a biscuit

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That's a funny name. I'd have called them shazzwazzers.

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The nearest thing we have to a US biscuit in the UK is a scone (although here it's sweet, not savoury), which we eat with jam (US jelly) and clotted cream - accompanied by a mandatory cup of tea.

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I was just wondering what y'all in the UK call a US biscuit. In addition to scones you have Yorkshire pudding. That's the closest I know of.

The first time I heard about Yorkshire pudding it threw me for a loop. As you know, pudding in the US is a thick, creamy dessert. I knew in the UK pudding's a generic term for dessert, so ... ????

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Yes Yorkshire Pudding (which isn't a pudding at all) is normally eaten with a traditional Sunday Roast with plenty of gravy. In Indonesia they use a similar thing with Bubar Ayam (chicken porridge, which is delicious).

Funny story, my Indonesian wife thought that Cheesecake was made of cheese because in her country they actually do have a cheesecake that is (guess what) made from cheese!

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Do you know, offhand, why a Yorkshire pudding is called a pudding? Does it seem at all odd even to you UKians that it's called a pudding?

Um, I have to say something that's called chicken porridge doesn't sound delicious, just going by the two words, which seem to not ever belong together 😄

Can't say I can blame your wife for thinking that cheesecake is made of cheese, because why else would it be called that? It'd be like there being a popular thing called pineapple cake but, inexplicably, has no pineapple in it!

P.S. I know you won't know the answer because anything even remotely related to the kitchen is a vast and wondrous mystery to you, and without me feeling like Googling, I believe cheesecake does in fact have cheese in it -- cream cheese at the least, on the topping. There may be more cheese involved that I'm unaware of.

I don't know how I'd feel about a cake made of savoury cheese. Is that what her country's cheesecake is made of?

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Research tells me that Yorkshire pudding (dating back to the 1700s) was known as a “dripping pudding” because of its use of the juices from the meat and was served as an appetizer to fill up the person due to the relative scarcity and usually small portions of meat that would be served.

If you ever get a chance, do try some Indonesian food - their whole culture revolves around eating (I'm not kidding).

Mrs K has confirmed that (non Indonesian) cheesecake does in fact have cream cheese as it's main ingredient (I know that the kitchen is where we keep alcohol and that's the total sum of my knowledge). Indonesian cheesecake is sweet but has grated cheese all over it (you know I said Indonesian food was delicious, sadly their desserts, not so much).

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Well I'm afraid that even dripping pudding doesn't explain it being called a pudding, since meat juices aren't (and even modern Yorkshire pudding isn't) in the least sweet, so this doesn't clear up the mystery.

I've had and love Thai food, if that qualifies as Indonesian, and also am a big phan of Vietnamese pho :)

Give Mrs K my thanks for confirming the presence of cheese in American cheesecake. Is the grated cheese over Indonesian cheesecake savoury? I'm guessing yes. The idea of a cheddar or whathaveyou cheesecake as a dessert (pardon, pudding) isn't appealing to me. But then, cheese and fruit is a popular pudding world-wide (? I think).

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Prior to the 18th century, the term ‘pudding’ referred to a meat based, sausage like food in Britain.

Thai food is quite different from Indonesian, as it uses a lot of coconut milk to counteract the very hot spices they use. Indonesia is made up of 18000 islands, all with their own traditions, so their food is much more varied with different flavours (and much more interesting imho).

Yes, the cheese is savoury, so sweet on the inside and savoury on the outside, which is really weird.

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You'll have to forgive me because my understanding of a pudding in the UK sense means a sweet dessert, and in the US sense means a creamy dessert. It's not at all meat-based or savoury, or hot or spicy.


I love a variety of Thai food (as long as it's not overly spicy) and Vietnamese too, probably more as long as it's not so hot it's unpleasant to me. But that's me, other tastes may vary.

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Yes, that’s what I was trying to explain. Up to about 200 years ago pudding meant something completely different (I bet most British people don’t even know this), whereas now it means the sort of sweet or creamy concoction you’d have for dessert.

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The whole cheesecake is made with cream cheese then poured into a graham cracker crumb crust. I’ve made many topped with fresh strawberries & strawberry glaze. I water bake mine.

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They used to serve biscuits over here at KFC. I miss them, so much better than coleslaw.☹

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Do you have Pillsbury frozen biscuits in your grocery strores? If so, buy the buttermilk flavor. They are better than KfC. I keep them in my freezer because I love biscuits & gravy. I buy the big box off Morrison’s Pepper Gravy Mix from Amazon. It’s a restaurant size 3 pack box, but there are smaller amount directions.

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We don't have American style biscuits in any shape or form over here. Nada! That's why I'm so pissed.😠

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Is this real? Colour me intrigued.

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Do you mean nutritional good? It can it be desserts or junk food? Because I love Tiramisu cake lol.

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IVE NEVER HAD THAT...LOOKS GOOD IN MOVIES.

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We call them pocket pizzas in the UK.

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I beg to differ Sir!

The best food is clearly beef and broccoli with fried rice
Everyone knows this!!

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That’s also very true

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Cherry flavored Pez. No question about it.

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Homemade lasagna with all the correct ingredients. We ain't talking that cheap frozen stuff!

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Scallops.

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Ooooh. Yeah. I like scallops.

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I love scallops. I think they're better than lobster, and better than crab is now.

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