Old Traditional Recipes



Recipes enjoyed by the Geordie folk (North East England UK)

PEASE PUDDING
Two Optional Recipes
Recipe 1
Ingredients:
(or) Pack of bacon
Salt Pepper
475g (about a one pound pack) Split Peas
Method:(1)

Place Split Peas in large ovenproof dish. Cover with Water 475g of split peas to every 2 litres of water add salt and pepper to season. Allow to stand over night. Add small pieces of chopped bacon (not the fat or rind) into mixture. As to your own requirement, remembering this is a split pea rather than a meat recipe.

Place middle shelf of oven, Gas Mark 5 150C - cook until set. Until this reaches a nice medium consistency (not too thick ot thin as once cool it sets even thicker..

When cooled place in refrigerator. Chill and serve with, salad or - with cold ham sandwiches or even with Roast Potatoes and beef with Gravy.

Many grown up's today will remember waiting as children, for this being made, and then eating it hot, pasted onto fresh bread and butter.

PEASE PUDDING
Recipe Two

Ingredients:
Large Ham Shank
Salt Pepper
475g (about a one pound pack) Split Peas
Method:(2)

Place Large sized ham shank in large cooking pot cover with water. Bring to the boil, then drain the water. Replace with new clean water, and bring back to the boil.

Remove the ham shank, break off very small pieces of the meat into your stock. Enough to your own taste. Not a lot though as this is a split pea recipe rather than a meaty recipe.

Add the split peas (475g to every 2 litres of water) turn heat off and allow to steep for 4 hours. Next bring back to boil and then simmer, keep stirring and checking, as you only want the mix, to reach a nice medium consistency, (not too thick or thin) as once this cools it sets thicker.

When cooled place in refrigerator. Chill and serve with, salad or - with cold ham sandwiches or even with Roast Potatoes beef and Gravy. Has many other uses.

Many grown up's today will remember waiting as children, for this being made, and then eating it hot, pasted onto fresh bread and butter.






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