87. Mini beef wellingtons

Home Cooking Made Easy p127

I can rarely be bothered to do a roast on Sundays but this dish satisfies that Sunday urge for meat and fat, without quite so much time and effort.

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41. Not-so-Cornish pasties with sturdy shortcrust pastry

Home Cooking Made Easy p108

Today it’s a double whammy for pasty lovers: the government backtracks on the infamous pasty tax; and I share Lorraine’s pasty recipe. Today’s news signals the end to a short but passionate battle by bakers to change the budget measure. I had hoped to see the people of Cornwall throwing boatloads of pasties into the sea, but it was not to be (explanation of humorous historical allusion here).
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