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Gammon and Mustard Pasty

Serves 6 people Approximate Time: 45 mins.
450g (1lb) shortcrust pastry
1 small onion, chopped
2 tbsp. English mustard
1 small egg, beaten

350g (12oz) cooked gammon
150g (5oz) swede, finely chopped
2 tbsp. flat leaf parsley


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C /375°F/Gas Mark 5.
  2. Roll the pastry out on a lightly floured surface and cut four 18cm/7" circles.
  3. Mix together the gammon, onion, swede, mustard, parsley and 3 tbsp. of water. Season well.
  4. Spoon a quarter of the mixture on to the centre of each pastry circle.
  5. Brush the edges with the egg. Fold over the meat and crimp the edges.
  6. Place on a greased baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes until golden.
  7. Serve warm with a dollop of your favourite chutney or pickle.


Our thanks to the Dairy Diary for their contribution …

Syrup Tart

Serves 4 people Approximate Time: 30-35 mins.
200g (8oz) shortcrust pastry
50g (2oz) white breadcrumbs
300g (12oz) golden syrup
Rind of ½ lemon, finely grated


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6.
  2. Line plate with pastry, re-roll trimmings, cut into strips 12mm (½in) wide for decoration.
  3. Mix breadcrumbs and lemon rind with syrup. Pour filling into lined plate. Place strips of pastry lattice fashion over filling. Pinch up edges. Bake.


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