A Homemade Life
Welcome to Homemade Life.

To take full advantage of everything offered by our forum, please log in if you are already a member or join our community if not ....

Who is online?
In total there are 5 users online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 5 Guests


Most users ever online was 62 on 10th April 2015, 8:24 am
Latest topics
» What are you harvesting today?
by FloBear Yesterday at 8:13 pm

» Seed swap anyone?
by FloBear 15th March 2018, 3:56 pm

» Anyone braving the garden in March ?
by Chilli-head 13th March 2018, 4:35 pm

» Waste collection consultation
by Ploshkin 4th March 2018, 9:20 am

» Hungry Birds
by Dandelion 3rd March 2018, 9:49 pm

» "Popular contents" newsletters
by Dandelion 1st March 2018, 10:45 pm

» Knitting in the round
by Chilli-head 1st March 2018, 5:41 pm

» It's now more difficult to dispose of plastic waste
by Hairyloon 27th February 2018, 1:58 pm

» What can *I* do ?
by Chilli-head 27th February 2018, 11:59 am

» New beginnings in the February garden.
by Chilli-head 26th February 2018, 10:34 am

» Chairs 4 & 5: The lath back / banister back
by Ploshkin 19th February 2018, 9:39 am

» Endangered crafts
by Ploshkin 19th February 2018, 9:36 am

» The gardener's yearbook
by Chilli-head 1st February 2018, 10:38 am

» Garden Organic
by Dandelion 26th January 2018, 7:24 pm

» New arrivals
by Dandelion 23rd January 2018, 2:48 pm

» A fresh start to 2018 in the January garden
by Dandelion 13th January 2018, 11:23 pm

» More mead ...
by Chilli-head 10th January 2018, 12:47 pm

» Seed Banks and reliable suppliers
by freebird 7th January 2018, 9:37 pm

» Left-overs
by Dandelion 5th January 2018, 10:26 pm

» Recycling Christmas
by Dandelion 5th January 2018, 1:09 pm

We have 633 registered users
The newest registered user is SoberWatersRetreat

Our users have posted a total of 45317 messages in 2350 subjects
HML on FaceBook
RSS feeds

Donate to our Charity
The Homemade life supports Kiva - microloans for people in developing countries working to change their lives.  These loans are repaid to our KIVA account, so your donation is used many times to help different people - literally the gift that keeps on giving..

How do you make a Steak & kidney pudding?

Go down

default How do you make a Steak & kidney pudding?

Post by Nick B on 8th January 2010, 11:28 am

Well as the cold snap is here I was wondering what to have for Dinner last night and I remembered how my Dear Mum would make it??

Mum would use:

250g ... 8ozs ........ S/R Flour

125g.....4ozs......... Beef Suet,

very small pinch of salt and enough cold water to blend.

for the inside of the pudding

1 onion finely chopped,

then get my Steak and kidney about 1 1/2 lbs or 800g / 900g (this is appox)

Mum would mix it all together meat onion oxo cube/s salt & pepper and a little water.

When I do mine I cook the onions then in the same pan brown off the steak & kidney, But I make sure that I don't over cook it in the pan. I then take it out of the pan and leave untill cold.
In the mean time de-glaze your pan, as they say with a little beef stock or wine.
If like me I alway have a lot left over so some can be into the pudding and then I'll have gravyleft over to put over the other veg.

Roll out the pudding mixture, then get hold of your pudding basin making sure that it has been well greased with butter.
also making sure you have the top for your pudding.

Right we have all the things to make the pudding its just now time to put it together,
line the pudding basin then put in the steak & kidney/ onion, little gravy or little water /stock cube,( As mum would do it!)
Then we put the Suet pastry lid on top of it all making sure we wet the edge of the pudding so that it will seal.
We then get Grease proof paper making a fold in the middle then geting hold of tin foil or best of all a muslin cloth and then puting it over the top.

Then put string around the basin making sure it's been tightly tied around the top.
Then the best part put it on to steam for at least 4 hrs.
This would also depend on the size of your pudding so the bigger it is then the longer it will take,
the smaller the earlier you can have it.

Now how do you make yours??
Nick B

Posts : 382
Join date : 2009-11-09
Age : 58
Location : Ipswich / Suffolk, East Anglia

Back to top Go down

default Re: How do you make a Steak & kidney pudding?

Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 8th January 2010, 11:44 am

I only make pie, not pudding as I find pudding too suety.

I brown the kidney at the start then put it aside. Ditto mushrooms. Then onions and steak browned off and stock (I don't use stock cubes but will use rabbit or even chicken stock if we don't have any beef or veal) and wine in pan with couple tbs flour etc etc and allow this to simmer gently for 1 1/2 hours until the meat is tender and the gravy thick. Then add the kidney and shrooms back in the pan to heat through and into pastry case.

Wilhelm Von Rhomboid

Posts : 2942
Join date : 2009-11-08
Location : Schloss Rhomboid, Carpathia.


Back to top Go down

default Re: How do you make a Steak & kidney pudding?

Post by Sparhawk on 8th January 2010, 10:07 pm

I can thouroughly reccomend adding a dash of red wine to the stock too... Wink

"the luxuries of civilisation satisfy only those wants which they themselves create..."
                 The Worst Journey In The World - Apsley Cherry-Garrard (1922)

                "Fleeing from the Cylon tyranny, the last Battlestar, Galactica,
    leads a ragtag, fugitive fleet, on a lonely quest—for a shining planet known as Earth."

Posts : 1788
Join date : 2009-11-15
Age : 50
Location : Isle of Wight

Back to top Go down

default Re: How do you make a Steak & kidney pudding?

Post by Sponsored content

Sponsored content

Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum