Steamed Suet Crust Pastry

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The Cook's Companion: A step-by-step guide to cooking skills including original recipes

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1991

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It seems amazing but this rich, flaky pastry is equally delicious made into the Special Steak and Kidney Pudding as it is here in Sussex pond pudding, one of my favourite puddings. Make this soft pastry with all suet, or a suet-butter mixture, which I like for sweet puddings.

The classic suet crust pastry doesn’t have breadcrumbs but I use them in