Thursday, 26 November 2015

Cornish Pasties

Hubby loves a pasty, he usually has one when we pop out for the day and always ends up disappointed , even when we had our trip for my birthday to Cornwall, we had a pasty and came away disappointed, obviously there are some people out there who make them properly but most of the time when you buy a pasty it is full of mush.

So tonight I made him some proper Cornish Pasties.

I do not enjoy making pastry from scratch, so if I find some in the reduced section of the Supermarket I buy it, but I didn't have any so I made it from scratch.

For the Pastry.

450g Plain Flour
115g Lard
75 g Unsalted Butter
100ml cold water.
I egg

For the Filling

120g Swede
1 Large Potato
1 Large Onion
400g Beef Skirt
50g Butter
Salt and Pepper.

This made 6 standard size pasties, but I made 4 and 1 extra large one for hubby.

1 each for tea, and the rest for the freezer.

The Results - One very happy husband.