Short Crust Pastry

Savoury Pies
April 6, 2012 Short Crust Pastry is used to make savoury pies.  The secret to a good pastry is to keep the ingredients cools and get plenty of air into the mixture when rubbing together the fat and flour. You can make it in a food processor but if you have time you will get a better result by {Tags: , , , } {More...}

Traditional English Pork Pie

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October 26, 2011 Traditional English Pork Pie made from hot water pastry which is very easy to make and difficult to get wrong.  Pork pie is a very traditional English pie which is normally served cold.  Pork Pies are a great addition to a picnic basket Ingredients For the Hot Water Pastry 4 fl oz water 4 oz {Tags: , , , } {More...}

Sausage Rolls

Savoury Pies
October 14, 2011 Sausage Rolls perfect picnic food, party food or suppertime snack.  Make sure to use a good sausage meat or you can buy good sausages and take them out of their skins.  You can use specialised sausages, suck as pork and leek or tomato sauasages for a tastier  sausage roll. Ingredients 225 g (8 oz) frozen {Tags: , , , } {More...}

French Onion Pie

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August 3, 2011 French Onion Pie Perfect for buffets,. suppers or picnics and quick and easy to make. Ingredients 3 sheets puff pastry dough, thawed                 6 onions sliced 4 tbsp/2oz/60g butter 3 eggs, beaten 1¾ cups/12 fl oz/350ml sour cream 1tsp/5g ground nutmeg 1½ tsp/7.5g horseradish relish 1½  cups/6oz/175g sharp {Tags: } {More...}

Sausage Pie

Savoury Pies
July 19, 2011 Sausage Pie This dish is very good for buffets or picnics Ingredients Pastry 8 oz Plain flour 1/ teaspoon salt 2 oz firm margarine 2 oz lard 2 tablespoons water For the Filling 8 oz of sausage meat 2 tablesppons chutney 2 large tomatoes, thickly sliced 2 hard boiled eggs sliced Pinch of mixed herbs {Tags: , } {More...}