Re: "Food and Eating"--4
> In that photo it looks like the fruit's embeddedYes, with the traditional main dish, fruit was never put on top. Just fruit syrup was poured over.
> in the mixture rather than put on top.
> clafouti (a baked custard, but packed with rice.Looks are deceptive then, there's little resemblance in the taste and none in the texture of clafouti and ryzovy nakyp. Clafouti is rather like bublanina.
The fruit in the rzyovy nakyp in the pic:
... used to be uncommon, a few raisins might have been included (inside, not on the surface), but rarely too. The traditional thing is rather dry (hence the syrup), not a hint of custard.
The published recipes have begun to change since the collapse of communism. They are modified with "Western" recipes and the role of such spruced-up ryzovy nakyp is being shifted to dessert (never its use in the past, it was too "lowly" for that).