Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Sultana

I'm sure you're aware that a sultana is a dried seedless raisin type thing and absolutely delicious when included in sticky buns which have been toasted and spread generously with butter and... Sorry, got distracted for a moment there.

The small yellow grape variety which produces these fruit is also called a sultana - as is the wife, mother, daughter or concubine of a sultan.

So a sultana could grow sultanas, dry them to make sultanas and feed these to the rest of the sultan's sultanas.

20 comments:

Rosemary Gemmell said...

I always loved the idea that a woman was called a sultana!

Maggie May said...

I'll have the sticky bun variety please, with lashings of butter.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

I think that just blew my mind...

Nicola said...

I'd love to try one of your sultana cakes. Look yummy!

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

ya sound sultanly succinct

Neil Waring said...

I am just up and now I think I know what I want for breakfast.

oscar case said...

I'll take a couple!

Crystal Collier said...

...I might need to reread that. ;) I don't think we have those around here. If they do, I want to try them.

Nas said...

We get dried sultanas in the supermarket...but no real life sultanas in our country :)

Patsy said...

Not sure I'd like the job, but the title is nice.

Patsy said...

Good choice, Maggie.

Patsy said...

Te he.

Patsy said...

They're long gone, Nicola.

Patsy said...

But as the news isn't currant, did I have raisin to post it?

Patsy said...

Toasted, buttered yuminess is my suggestion.

Patsy said...

With tea or coffee?

Patsy said...

They're bascically a rich bread dough with loads of goodies added, Crystal - you could bake a batch.

Patsy said...

Same her, Nas.

Madeleine Sara said...

Delish, hungry now! :D

liz young said...

That wasn't fair, posting that picture without warning.