I have a confession to make. I’ve never been a fan of Christmas pud. I know, how very bah humbug. I wanted to like it, it just wasn’t for me.
It must be a terrible disappointment to Ma who is such a fabulous cook and often asked by family and friends to make (and in some cases even post interstate) her homemade Christmas pudding.
I’m really not a fussy eater and will give lots of things a go. There’s just something about the pud that hasn’t won me over. My memory is of a hot, boozy, orange peely dessert that I’m just not friends with. Sorry Ma!
When I was offered to try one of Itha’s Puddings, I was pretty impressed with the idea of the triple chocolate pudding. Now THAT is something I could get into!
With a recipe dating back to the early 1900’s, the homemade puds are cooked in the traditional cloth method for ten hours and then hung to mature. There are three different sized puds – I had the 250g which is perfect for two (or one really hungry tum). You can also get a 500g and a 1kg for larger gatherings.
The triple chocolate pud is filled with sultanas, dark chocolate and cocoa. I was also sent a jar of the vanilla bean custard dessert sauce which is lovely match to the chocolate. This combo is certainly something I could enjoy each year.
Itha’s Puddings online store has puddings, cakes, sauces and hampers – get yours now!
vegeTARAian received the pudding and sauce courtesy of Itha’s Puddings.