With a hot-water crust, instead of cutting cold fat into flour and then adding cold water, boiling water is whisked into fat (usually lard) until it forms an emulsion. England and Wales company registration number 2008885. like to disseminate their food and all what’s going on. To shape each pie use clean jam jars, wrap them in clingfilm. Add the salt, stir until it dissolves, then pour this over the flour and mix quickly into a dough. Using raw meats for example will take longer than if you'd only use vegetables which were already pre-cooked to release moisture. Woman & Home is part of Future plc, an international media group and leading digital publisher. Am really tempted now to give it a try but if it turns out better than M’s I might have a problem… . If you are still looking to make this recipe I would recommend par-cooking the pork mixture in a pan to be able to drain off some of the grease. This crust looks like it would make a great pot pie too. Mix with a wooden spoon until a smooth, slightly sticky ball of dough forms. If you want to add hard-boiled eggs to the pie, place them lengthwise between the layers of filling. Have fun browsing. Reduce the oven temperature to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) and bake until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center reads at least 160 degrees F (71 degrees C), about 1 hour more. The overall crust will be slightly more dense, but still crispy if you bake it well. Thanks for this recipe I can’t wait to try it you have certainly made it easier with your instructions . If you tap in the lid and it feel soft, not crispy firm, bake for an additional 10 minutes. Thanks for sharing it. Repeat with the remaining ham and chicken, then a rounded dome of mince. Do they keep well? Roll the pastry out to about 1cm thick and cut out a circle larger than the jars. Hi Angela. Don’t cut off the lid. Place the lard and water in a saucepan and heat gently until the lard has melted and the mixture is hot but not boiling. Thanks so much for joining in with #FridayFoodie x. I remember chatting about these a while ago and I’m dying to try it. You can scrape off the butter once the jelly has set. These are filling little meat pies and two people can easily split one. This hot water crust hand raised chicken and ham pie is full of warming familiar flavours - from thickly sliced ham to fragrant ground nutmeg, lovely mellow pistachios and sour cranberries, it's unmistakeably British. You can make the shell quite thick (at least 5mm), it needs to be strong enough to hold up and thick enough to prevent any leaks. This will be the shell of the pie. Put into a large bowl and add the onion, pistachios, cranberries and thyme. Brush the top with milk and cut 2 slits in the top of the pie. This recipe is based on one by Liam from the Great British Bake Off. They tend to be encased with a crust quite extensively, more than what I consider is the case on a ‘regular’ pie. I found you through #TastyTuesdays & I am *so*glad! Brush egg wash across entire lid and then sprinkle with sesame seeds. Please deactivate your ad blocker in order to see our subscription offer, Homemade brioche buns with lemon mayo prawns, The £6 under eye concealer with over 10,000 five-stars on Amazon, The Duchess of Cambridge’s favourite Aspinal handbag now has £119 off for Black Friday, Sir David Attenborough bids Instagram farewell just two months after joining, 350g chicken breast fillets, cut into long, 1cm-thick slices, A deep, loose-based or springform cake tin, around 20x10cm, greased and the base and sides lined with baking parchment. Unfortunately I would have nothing to compare it to. I have been meaning to make hand raised pies for years and somehow never coming round to it. Once you’ve tried something a few times, it starts making more sense. This recipes produces a delicious traditional pork pie. Press in remaining pork mixture; arrange remaining streaky bacon on top. Roll pastry dough between two layers of parchment paper, to prevent sticking. This will bind water quite well and is what makes the dough a lot loss crumbly than a dough you would make with cold water. However this was clearly not long enough. You may need to press dough against the sides to pack it together. Thanks for taking the time to comment. Dissolve 1 tablespoon gelatin powder in 2 cups boiling water (or chicken stock) and let cool slightly.