Oggies Cornish Parsties

Discussion in 'Cookery' started by oggie, Mar 27, 2013.

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  1. started with the basics of :- shed load of skirt beef. Swede. Onion. Potato. Shortbread pastry. Salt. Pepper. Butter. milk.
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    Rolled out the pastry as best you can after a couple of lagers
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    Placed the nasties on the pastry
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    Added the milk around the edges of the pastry for the crimping
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    Crimping the edges together is a bitch
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    Ready for baking @ 180 for about an hour
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    Fackin hell they didnt fall apart
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    Perfect with a Czech home brewed lager
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    Proper Job
     
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  2. Auntie Sadie your arms are getting hairy, you sure the GP gave you the right patches?
     
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  3. Ha Ha yeah you are right, think i will stick with the curries
     
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  4. shortbread or shortcrust pastry??
     
  5. Ravers

    Ravers LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

    I fondly recall refuelling in Plymouth after a 9 month deployment. The oggy boat came out to the buoy and delivered 280 pasties for the crew.

    First British scran we'd had in 9 months.

    Of course as a Portsmouth based ship we'd have all preferred kebabs but it was the thought that counted.


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  6. Errrmmmmm shortcrust
     
  7. My Thai friend asked me to take him pasties the last time I visited Bangkok. I bought some very decent ones but unfortunately they weren't to his taste. 'They aren't from Gregg's'!
    No wonder Asians are getting fatter.
     
  8. Good effort, though served with Czech home brewed lager, tut tut.
     
  9. **** all Cornish about 'em these days, made and packed by Poles to ye olde-commercially- viable recipe. Ivor Dewdney in Plymouth (england) makes the best ones.
     
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  10. Diverted the Tamar around Marsh Mills, have they?
     


  11. That's what i thought I take it you put shortbread just to check who was paying attention
     
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  12. maguire

    maguire LE Book Reviewer

    if you're near kingston, try the polish bakery/cake shop opposite O'Neills pub - they do the best pasties in there I've had for a while.

    as a guilty pleasure mind, a pair of microwaved Holland's pasties, slathered in salt and pepper and a liberal covering of HP sauce is always good.
     
  13. You need to work on your crimping, fella. :)
     
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  14. Aw come on, it's not easy crimping shortbread
     
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