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Christmas cranberry turkey pie

INGREDIENTS ½ quantity hot water crust pastry 1 egg, beaten, to glaze 25g butter 25g plain (all purpose) flour 300ml whole milk 1 bay leaf 4 cloves Pinch of grated nutmeg 50ml double cream 3tbsp freshly chopped parsley Salt and freshly ground black pepper 115g prepared cranberries, thawed if frozen 50g caster (superfine) sugar 115g cooked turkey meat, finely chopped or minced 115g cooked gammon, finely chopped or minced
PREPARATION 1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C Fan/400°F/Gas Mark 6. Grease and line a 20cm (8inch) diameter, 4cm (1¾inch) deep loose bottomed cake tin. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the pastry quite thickly to fit the tin and transfer the pastry inside. Trim and reserve the trimmings.
2. Push a circle of baking parchment into the pastry case and fill to three quarters with baking beans or raw pulses or rice. Place the tin on a baking tray and blind bake for 20 mins.
3. Remove the beans or rice and paper and remove the pastry from the tin. Put on a baking tray, prick the base …

7 superb recipes for delicious puff pastry appetizers

Chicken, carrot, and spring onion pie

INGREDIENTS 500g of finely chopped chicken (cooked) 1/2 cup of spicy tomato sauce 1/2 cup of grated carrot 1/4 cup of spring onion 150g of grated hard cheese 1 pack of puff pastry dough
PREPARATION 1. Heat up the oven to 190°C.
2. Combine the chicken with tomato sauce, then add the carrot, cheese, and chopped onion.
3. Divide the dough into 5 equal pieces. Place them on a baking sheet or in a mold (about 30cm in diameter) as shown in the picture. Use a glass to give your pie an even round form.
4. Spread the filling onto the pastry.
5. Remove the glass and wrap the edges of the dough to the center.
6. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes until the pie is golden. Then let it cool down and serve.
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Meat and bell pepper pie

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons of butter 1 onion 1 bell pepper 500g of cooked beef or chicken (sliced into strips) 1 pack of puff pastry dough 12 slices of any hard cheese
FOR THE SAUCE 2 tablespoons of sour cream 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise 1 teaspoon of mustard 1/4 teaspoon of dried garlic 1/8 teaspoon of black pepper
PREPARATION 1. Preheat the oven to 190°C.
2. Melt the butter in a skillet and fry the onion and bell pepper for 5 to 7 minutes until they get soft. Take it off the stove, and drain the extra water.
3. Cut the dough into 8 pieces. Put them in a mold (about 30cm in diameter) or on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
4. Add the layers of the filling in this order: cheese, meat, onion, pepper, cheese.
5. Wrap the edges of the dough pieces over the filling as shown in the picture.
6. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes until the top turns a golden color. Let the pie cool down.
7. While the pie is cooling down, mix all of the ingredients for the sauce.
8. Serve the pie with the sauce.
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A superb recipe for a quick and easy cherry pie

We always want yummy dishes to take less time to cook.
INGREDIENTS 600 g of cherries 30 g of melted butter 4 eggs 250 ml of milk 100 g of flour 100 g of sugar 12 g of vanilla A dash of salt Powdered sugar
PREPARATION 1. Wash and pit the cherries. Grease a baking sheet with oil and sprinkle it with sugar to make a thin layer. Place the pitted cherries on it.
2. Whisk together the eggs, salt and the rest of sugar. Add the milk, flour, vanilla and melted butter. Mix everything together thoroughly.
3. Pour the batter over the cherries and bake it for 40 to 45 minutes at 180°C.
4. When it’s done, garnish it with powdered sugar.
Bon appetite!
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