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Jam roly-poly: why it’s time to revive this retro British pudding

This isn’t the place for an insipid or (frankly) cheap jam: it’s the dominant flavor here

More than new pencil cases, name tapes and the smell of school halls, British back-to-school season always makes me think of proper puddings. There’s a category of pudding that seems reserved for properly old cookbooks, a handful of old-fashioned pubs, and dinner ladies. Spotted dick, cornflake tart and jam roly-poly. [banner] Perhaps its ubiquity at British school…

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