One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A dish consisting of sausages baked in batter.
- ‘He has the best recipe for toad-in-the-hole ever.’
- ‘Dinner - at noon - might be a roast with potatoes and onions or toad-in-the-hole, with a duff of pastry and raisins for pudding.’
- ‘But, as Sandy said in his email, what he's really looking forward to is some toad-in-the-hole and a couple of drinks in the Rod and Mullet.’
- ‘A whole strain of nostalgic school-dinner cuisine has been revived solely for these baby-men: steak and kidney pudding, toad-in-the-hole, toasted cheese with A levels.’
- ‘For a Fifties child, food meant Campbell's soup, baked potatoes, shepherd's pie, stringy spinach, etiolated carrots, and toad-in-the-hole.’
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