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Sunshine pasties

A good way to use up mince and scraps of veggies in the fridge.
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Annie


For the Pastry

  • 350 g plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 175 g butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • salt and pepper

For the filling

  • 300 g minced pork
  • 3 cm about half a thumb piece ginger, peeled and grated
  • 2 chopped spring onions
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 red chilli and 1 green chilli both deseeded and chopped
  • 4 tsp curry powder
  • small sprig of thyme
  • 100 ml water
  • 1 large http://pharmacy-no-rx.net/propecia_generic.html Bramley apples approximately 300g, peeled, cored and chopped into cubes


For the Filling

  • Fry the pork with a tablespoon of oil, add garlic, ginger and spring onion. Keep separating the meat to break up lumps. Add in the chopped chillies.
  • Add the curry powder and thyme, cook for a few minutes.
  • Add water, season with salt and pepper before covering with a lid and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add chopped apples to the pork and cook till tender. Leave to cool.

For the Pastry

  • While the filling is cooling, make the pastry.
  • In a food processor whizz together the butter, flour, baking powder, turmeric and a pinch of salt until it resembles a rough crumb texture. Add eggs, and a bit of cold water if you need to, until the dough comes together. Wrap in cling film and chill.
  • Preheat the oven to Fan180'C/200'F/Gas 6. Thinly roll out the pastry and use an 19cm plate to cut out six circles (I used my trifle bowl) – re-roll the pastry as necessary. Place the cooled pork filling on half of the pastry. Brush the edge with milk and fold the pastry over the filling, pinch the edges together to seal.
  • Place on a baking parchment lined tray or two, brush with milk and prick the tops to let the steam escape. Place in the oven and bake for 25 – 30 minutes until golden.