“ Brand: Tesco / Type: Puddings „
We are desperately trying to save some money as at the moment money is very tight. When I visited Tesco this lunchtime I was looking for something quick and simple to have for my lunch when I got home. I looked in the takeaway section but nothing really appealed so when I spotted this for just 42p I thought it was brilliant as I am a big fan of yorkshire pudding and I wanted something that would be quick to prepare and easy to eat.
The yorkshire pudding can be found in the frozen section of Tesco and weighs 110g, this would serve one as part of a main meal (say with soup or a stew) or possibly even two. Cooking the yorkshire pudding is easy, you just pop it in a pre-heated oven (200 degrees) for six minutes.
I left my yorkshire pudding in for 7 minutes and when I returned it was crispy and brown round the edges. If anything it was a little too brown for me so if you prefer it lighter as I do I would recommend checking it after five minutes. Nevertheless it smelt very nice and I couldnt wait to tuck in.
Cutting into the yorkshire pudding was easy, it was crisp on the edges but nice and soft on the base, just how yorkshire puddings should be! It tasted very nice, it had a nice texture and was fluffy and light. It was light on the stomach and was not too filling.
For a whole pudding (110g) you will consume 275 calories, 6g sugar, 9g fat (1g saturates) and 0.5g salt. Now this really isnt too bad for part of a main meal, maybe the calories are slightly high but other than that it isnt too bad.
I will certainly be buying this again as I thought it was great value for money. Recommended.
The other day I made a wicked stew, the trouble was I left it cooking for waaaaay too long and all the vegetables started disappearing into the gravy. That doesn't bother me because I love how thick the broth goes when all the vegetables have broken up into it but my uncle was coming over for his tea and he's proper greedy so I knew I'd have to put something else on the plate because NO WAY would he be happy with just meat, thick broth and bread!
I popped over to Tesco and inspiration hit when I was looking in the freezers, these Giant Yorkshire Puddings was only 49p each so I got enough for all of us because I thought I could put the stew inside the yorkshire pudding and it would be more filling AND more exciting.
They took about 5 mins to cook in the oven and look wicked when they're done. They don't look as fluffy as Aunt Bessies yorkshire puddings but that's because of how massive they are I reckon, the sides of the yorkshire puddings are deep so I knew they'd be perfect for the stew. When they're cooked the sides go mega crispy, not hard just crispy though because I'd been a bit stressed that they was going to go hard because a lot of the supermarket own yorkshire puddings do that even the small ones.
The bottom of these Giant Yorkshire Puddings gets a bit of a greasy feel, I would hate that if I was just having it on a dinner but it doesn't matter that much when you're having stew poured into them beause you won't taste the grease over the rich gravy anyway. They've got a lovely taste and aren't dead plain tasting like I thought they would be, the yorkshire puddings soak up the flavour of the gravy and that makes them go a bit soggy on the bottom but that's PERFECT! lol
I deffo recommend these for a change from the normal sized yorkshire puddings. They're way too big to have on a dinner but you can put stew in them like I did or even have a full dinner in one of these because they hold the gravy wicked so you could stick your meat, veg, potatoes and gravy inside the yorkshire pudding and use it like a dish.
Recommended.... a delish yorkshire pudding for your dinner or stew!!!