Seasoned and floured cubes of meat are slowly roasted in the oven until tender. Extra flour and seasonings are added to the pan juices to thicken them a bit. Then everything is put into a pie plate that 's then topped with a round of pastry. Bake it until
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1 pound beef tenderloin
- 1 pound beef kidney
- 1 cup all-purpose flour for rolling
- 4 cups water to cover
- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 1 to taste salt and pepper to taste
- 1 (17.5 ounce) package frozen puff pastry, thawed
Cut meat into 1 inch cubes, and roll in seasoned flour. Place meat in a saucepan, and add enough water to cover. Cook until meat is tender, about 3 hours. Remove the meat, leaving the liquid in the pan.
Thicken gravy with 1 tablespoon flour, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Return meat to the pan. Spoon into a pie dish. Allow to cool.
Take a small portion of the pastry, and roll into 1 inch wide strips. Moisten the edges of the pie dish, and press pastry around the rim. Roll out the rest of the pastry to size of the dish. Moisten the strip pastry, and cover with pastry.
Bake at 450 degrees F (230 degrees C) for 15 to 20 minutes, or until nicely browned.