umble pie


Related to umble pie: eat humble pie

umble pie

(ˈʌmbəl)
n
(Cookery) See humble pie1
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Crow historically would have been an optional ingredient of umble pie, though the meat was probably more often just boiled.
I'm indebted to Kate Colquhoun, whose book Taste describes medieval umble pie as containing testicles, tripe, hearts, palates (that's right, you heard me correctly), gizzards, lambs' tails, cockscombs and pig's feet in a rich, spicy gravy.
And I don't have to eat humble pie by saying that - just bear in mind that that phrase comes from umble pie, and that umble was the old name for offal
The implication was that umble pie was very much meant for lowly class citizens.