3. We learned that there are about 2 tsp per 10 mL. The recipe called for 10 mL of ground almonds and we couldn't find any measuring devices for mL. Then we asked our best friend Mr. Internet and he knew the answer.
1. We learned that water turns into steam and disappears. Since the pudding had to be steamed for eight hours we were constantly checking to make sure the water didn't run out.
Well maybe ours will rot? We made several substitutions as I couldn't find all the required ingredients.
1 lb of bread crumbs
1 lb of currants 1 lb dried cranberries, cherries and plums
1 lb of raisins
1 lb of golden raisins
1 oz crystalized ginger 1/4 tsp ginger powder
3 oz candied orange and lemon peel fresh peelings from two clementines and some extra raisins
10 ml ground almonds
1 lb vegetable suet 1 lb grated frozen butter
2 tbsp golden syrup 2 tbsp maple syrup
5 oz dark ale beer
3 tbsp brandy