Black Pudding is really enjoying its time in the spotlight! Trish Deseine's delicious black pudding and apple tart, as seen on the Today show on RTÉ One (January 20, 2016).


  • 4 Bramley apples, peeled, cored & quartered
  • 4 Golden delicious apples peeled, cored & sliced
  • 500g black pudding
  • 1 packet puff or shortcrust pastry
  • 40g or so of melted butter 
  • Pre heat the oven to 180C


  1. Poach the bramleys, let them cool and réserve.
  2. Cut the pudding into 1/2 cm slices.
  3. Roll out the pastry into a 24cm loose base tart tin.
  4. Spread the cooled apple over the base.
  5. Alternate the pudding & slices of apple, making a pretty pattern.
  6. Brush with butter and bake for 25/30 minutes until the apples are golden & the pudding crisp. Serve with a green salad.