Apparently, absurd names for foods is popular and so many of them are hilarious and some gross! Here are our picks for the funniest food names that you may not think of:
Spam is the square-shaped mash-up of pork, water, salt, potato starch, sugar, and sodium nitrate. It stands for ‘spiced ham‘ .
Name reminds me of spam emails, doesn’t it?
2- Toad in the Hole
Toad in the hole or Sausage Toad is a traditional English dish consisting of sausages in pudding batter.
It is a hilarious food name ????.
3- Bubble and squeak
Bubble and squeak is a traditional British dish made from potatoes and cabbage. The dish is so named because the cabbage makes bubbling and squeaking sounds during the cooking process.
The literal meaning of name is bottle and mice.
4- Bangers And Mash
Bangers and mash, also known as sausages and mash, is a British traditional includes sausages and mashed potatoes. It gets its name because sausages used to burst (or bang) while cooking.
5- Spotted Dick
Spotted dick is a British pudding, traditionally made with suet and dried fruit. The “spotted” part of the name refers to the currants, which resemble spots, and “Dick” is believed to derive from the word dough.
It is a Pudding’s historical links to genitals.
Ladyfingers are airy, dry, egg-based, sweet sponge biscuits shaped like a finger. There are quiet few myth about origin of this cookie name.
7- Welsh Rabbit
Welsh rabbit is a traditional Welsh dish made with a savoury sauce of melted cheese and various other ingredients. Usually it is served hot. It does not have rabbit as ingredient!
There are several myth about origination of name, main myth believe it is originated in 18th century as an English insult to the Welsh; while rabbit was a poor man’s meat in England.
8- Coddled Eggs
These eggs are cooked lightly in water in or out of the shell. Origin of name is coming due to egg is hugged by the shell when it is cooked.
Head cheese is a meat jelly often made with flesh from the head of a calf or pig.
Name is taken from origin meaning of the words. It is usually made of cheek meat which is part of “head” and chilling till it till solidifies knowns is “cheesing”.