*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                  PORK PIE
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pies                             Meats
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
  150       g            Lard
  450       g            Plain Flour Sifted
    1                    Pinch of salt
    1                    Egg
    1       t            Powdered Gelatin
  500       ml           Chicken Stock
  675       g            Boneless Lean Pork chopped
                         Fine
    1                    Onion Peeled and chopped
    3       ts           Dried Mixed Herbs
    1       t            Salt
 
   Melt lard in pan Add 300ml water and bring to the boil Using a fork, stir
   liquid into flour and salt to make a dough Knead dough until smooth
   
   Reserve a quarter of the dough and keep it warm (covered with a bowl) Mix
   together chopped pork, onion, mixed herbs and salt. Line base of 1kg loaf
   tin with remaining dough Turn pork into tin. Roll out reserved pastry and
   use for lid. Seal pastry edges firmly, then trim off surplus (use to make
   decoration) Crimp Edges.
   
   Glaze pie with beaten egg and make two air holes Bake at 220c/425f or Gas
   mark 7 for 30 mins then reduce heat to 190c/375f Gas mark 5 for 1 hour.
   
   Cool in tin for 30 minutes then turn onto a wire rack.
   
   Dissolve Gelatin in stock and carefully pour into pie using a funnel. leave
   to set.  Serve pie with salad.
  
 
 
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