singing hinny


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singing hinny

n
(Cookery) a type of currant cake popular in NE England which, when cooked on a griddle, makes a singing noise
[hinny Scottish and N English variant of honey]
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It includes intriguing dishes like chicken liver and preserved pine cones, quail egg and pickled pork, cod head, chicken skin, horseradish ice cream, apple caramel, crispy horseradish and the North East delicacy 'singing hinny'.
It includes intriguing dishes like: Chicken liver, pine, preserved pine cones; Quail egg and pickled pork; Cod head, chicken skin, garden herbs; Horseradish ice cream, apple caramel, crispy horseradish; and the North East delicacy, Singing Hinny.
This brilliantly named cake has its origins in Yorkshire, where it started out as a teacake, closely related to another northern cake with a great name, Northumberland's singing hinny.
At the next meeting on March 22, there will be slides on the theme of Best of Britain by Ken Morton and the competition will be a 'Singing Hinny'.
The range includes a Brown Ale Truffle, inspired by the world famous beer launched in 1927 to a recipe dreamt up by master brewer Colonel Jim Porter; an Earl Grey Tea Ganache; and a Singing Hinny, which takes its lead from the Northumberland scone-like griddle cake that gets its name from the highpitched noise it makes while cooking.
Singing hinny is a type of scone traditionally made in the North East.
Singing hinny: cake made from flour, butter and currants on a griddle.