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In which we discover that it can be unwise to have your name on your belt, that cleverness is important for heroes, the downsides of wagon driving and how a pudding can save or take a life. Today’s story has giants, heroes, magic swords, enchanted ladies, generous princes, a possessed princess, treasure, wicked magicians, monsters and even the devil has a bit part.
The original text that this story is based on is found in English Fairy Tales
You can also read more about Culhwch & Olwen and other excellent adventures in the Mabinogion.
Today's recipe is Sticky Toffee Pudding.
You can find more information about the history of puddings as well as the ingredients for Hasty Pudding at the blog post associated with this podcast. Its also the best place for further reading resources as well as other references mentioned in the podcast.
There are other stories, recipes and food histories at Hestia's Kitchen as well as contact details if you would like to say hello, suggest ideas for foods you would like investigated or just tell me what I've got wrong. I'd love to hear from you.