Cooks 4 portions
First you will need to know how to make a short paste
Ingredients you will need
- 200g flour(soft)
- 1 pinch of salt
- 50g vegetable fat
- 50g butter or margarine
- 2-3 tbsp water
Step 2-Rub in the fat to achieve a sandy texture.
Step 3-Make a well in the centre.
Step 4-Add sufficient water to make a fairly firm paste.
Step 5-Handle as little and as lightly as possible
To make the Cornish pasties you will need
- 200g of short paste
- 100g potato (raw),finely diced
- 100g raw beef,chuck or skirt, cut in thin pieces
- 50g onion or leeks chopped
- 50g swede (raw),finely diced (optional)
Step 2-Mix the remaining ingredients together,moisten with a little water and place in the rounds in piles.Eggwash the edges.
Step 3-Fold in half and seal; flute the edge and brush with eggwash
Step 4-Cook in a moderate oven at 150-200oC for 1/2-1 hour.
Step 5 Serve with a suitable sauce, or hot or cold as a snack.