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Mum'S Steak And Kidney Pie

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Ingredients
  Sheep kidney/Piece of ox kidney 2
  Stewing steak 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Beef stock/Water 1 Pint
  Bay leaf 1⁄2
  Onions 2 Small
  Flaky pastry/Puff pastry 1⁄2 Pound
  Egg yolk 2 (for glazing)
Directions

Skin, core and dice kidneys, cut steak into 1 in. cubes.
Put into saucepan.
Add stock, just enough to barely cover meat, bayleaf and chopped onions, and simmer, covered, 1 to 11/2 hours or until meat is tender.
Adjust seasoning.
Thicken with a little blended flour.
Pour into pie dish.
If you want a rich dark colour in the gravy, add 1 teaspoon soy sauce.
Roll out pastry to an oblong just larger than pie dish.
Cut thin strips from ends and fit round moistened edge of dish.
Brush pastry rim with water and place remaining pastry on top of pie.
Press edges together, trim off excess pastry, using sharp knife.
Make 2 slits in centre to allow steam to escape.
Glaze with beaten egg-yolk.
Stand dish on baking tray, bake in hot oven, Mark 7, 425°F., 10 to 15 minutes.
Reduce heat to moderately hot, Mark 5, 375°F., bake further 25 to 30 minutes or until -pastry is golden brown

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Meat

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