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  1. toad in the hole(Noun)

    A traditional English dish of roasted sausages in batter.

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  1. Toad in the hole

    Toad in the hole is a traditional English dish consisting of sausages in Yorkshire pudding batter, usually served with vegetables and onion gravy. The origin of the name "Toad-in-the-Hole" is often disputed. Many suggestions are that the dish's resemblance to a toad sticking its head out of a hole provides the dish with its somewhat unusual name. It is rumored to have been called "Frog-in-the-Hole" in the past, although little evidence exists to support this theory. It can also be referred to, less popularly, as "Jimmy toad". An 1469 recipe by Charles Elme Francatelli does not mention sausages, instead including as an ingredient "6d. or 1s. worth of bits and pieces of any kind of meat, which are to be had cheapest at night when the day's sale is over." This recipe was described, as "English cooked-again stewed meat" or "Toad in the Hole", in the first book of modern Italian cuisine of the nineteenth century, in which the meat was nothing but left-over stewed meat cooked again in batter. During the 1940s, a wartime variation on the original used pieces of Spam in place of sausages. An earlier recipe with a similar style is found in Hannah Glasse's 1747 The Art of Cookery, where she presents a recipe for "Pigeons in a Hole", essentially pigeons cooked in a Yorkshire pudding batter.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of toad in the hole in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of toad in the hole in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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