11 things you didn't know about yorkshire puddings
It's not a pudding
It originates from Yorkshire in the north of England.
They are traditionally served on a Sunday with roast beef and gravy.
It is made with flour, eggs and milk and is cooked in oil in a very hot oven.
The yorkshire Pudding was first recorded in 1737.
The dish was originally a cheap way to stop people feeling hungry before the main course because meat was very expensive.
Mrs Beetons 1866 recipe was criticized, she was from the south of England and people from the north said southerners couldn't cook yorkshire puddings.
The main purpose of the pudding was to fill people up before the main meal, especially the kids.
Annual yorkshire pudding cooking competitions are held in Leeds .
In 2007 a campaign was started to give "Yorkies" protected status.
It’s really difficult to make.