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I’m going to give you a recipe of a traditional dish from the southwest of England- Cornish Pasties. This was the traditional food for miners in the county of Cornwall, as one pasty is worth one whole meal- it has meat, potatoes, onion and sometimes parsnip, all wrapped in pastry.
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Carefully Dough Wet Pre-heat Bowl Serve Pinch Add Tea Roll Half Golden brown Chop
To make the pastry:
1) of salt.
To make the filling:
250g fatty beef.
2) an onion.
Salt and pepper.
Put the flour and the salt in a 3) . Add the butter in small cubes and mix until you get a powdery texture. Then add a very small amount of water until a 4) is formed.
Filling the pasties:
5) the meat, potatoes and onions in small pieces. 6) the pastry out with a rolling pin into the size of a circular dinner plate. Place first the potatoes, then the onion, and finally the meat on top. 7) some salt and pepper, leaving some space around the edges.
Making the pasty:
8) the space around the edges with a bit of water. 9) fold the pastry to make a semicircle and seal the edges together with your fingers.
10) the oven to about 200 degrees, and cook for about 50 minutes, or until the pastry is 11) (Another rule: about 10 minutes after you begin to smell the meat and onions)
12) hot or cold, but always with a cup of 13) !
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A) Dough B) Add C) Carefully D) Bowl E) Pre-heat F) Golden brown
G) Roll H) Tea I) Half J) Pinch K) Serve L) Wet M) Chop
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