I can’t say that I’ve had a long history with Sticky Toffee Pudding as I have had with my Nan’s Christmas Plum Pudding. My secret love affair with the pudding started only a month ago when I had my first taste of this heavenly gift. I couldn’t believe how moist and yet light as air the pudding was. The pudding was surrounded with a pool of salted caramel sauce and sprinkled with flakes of salt. Each mouthful of pudding had a delectably sweet and salty note. Everything was so harmonious, I just had to recreate this.
Sorry, I’ve been pretty busy these past couple of days. I actually made this the morning after Halloween. Kevin and our roommate were hurtin’ pretty bad after their night out, so I decided to make them some hangover food to help them with the recovery process. I was initially thinking waffles, but I remember we had just bought some Italian sausage earlier (which was meant to be used for Scotch Eggs – a recipe soon to come). I mean, they do chicken and waffles, so sausage and waffles sounds pretty damn good to me. A little salty, a little sweet. The only way to make it better was to add egg to it, because egg makes everything better- AMIRIGHT?!
This recipe is pretty basic, no techniques here. If a hungover guy can make waffles, I think anyone can make this dish. The only thing it requires is some multi-tasking, but I’ll get to that later.