Email to a friend. Pour the hot liquid into the flour and stir with a wooden spoon to mix. For the Hot Water Crust Pastry. For the filling, put the oil in a large saucepan on a medium heat. We have made the Quick Chicken Pie into an art, using both puff pastry and filo pastry in the past. Grease and line an 18cm deep, loose-bottomed tin. 160g Butter; 160g Lard; 340ml Water; 4 Large Eggs; 2 Tsps Salt; 900g Plain flour; For the filling. Spread the mixture out on a large plate with the wooden spoon and cool, about 15 minutes. The dough is quite firm when it’s cold, but once you start filling it it will start to warm up again. Quiche Lorraine 211 reviews . Put the flour into a large bowl and, once the water and lard are boiling, pour them over the flour, stirring with a wooden spoon until the dough has come together, then tip out on to a floured work surface and knead for 2–3 minutes. The water and lard mixture go into the pan with milk. Prep: 30 minutes, plus cooling. Cooked for 8 hours in a rich gravy with root vegetables, topped with a rosemary & garlic puff pastry lid. These are normally hand raised – baked without a tin – and packed full of minced pork and seasonings. This is the easiest pastry you will ever make. Hot water crust pastry. A hot water crust pastry is a pastry made with the crust from which it gets its name, and it normally is a meat pie such as a pork pie or kidney pie. 1 pie. A very easy steak pie recipe that I make with shortcrust pastry. Bread flour will make it too tough. Since this pastry is quite strong when baked, it's traditionally used for freestanding, hand-raised meat pies like pork pies or these chicken, bacon, and apricot pies. To make the hot water crust pastry, put the flour and salt in a bowl. Recipe by: rsw1990. The crust is traditionally made with hot water, flour, lard and salt. Top Tips for homemade Hot Water Flaky Butter Pastry. Chicken & Woodland Mushroom. This recipe makes enough hot water crust pastry to easily create a lid for a large family pie, or make one fully encased, small-medium sized pie. If I had the same ingredients and wanted to use shortcrust, I would make them like sausage rolls – using shortcrust and the chicken pie filling but I would cut the chicken into small pieces and mix it into the sausagemeat, herbs and all the other filling ingredients. Now secure it with string, making a little handle so that you can lift it out of the hot steamer. This will make it a lot softer. This can result in cracks and leaks in the dough. Ingredients. Seal well and cover with a double sheet of foil, pleated in the centre to allow room for expansion while cooking. For the hot-water crust pastry: 175g plain flour, sifted, plus a little extra for dusting; 50ml milk; 10g butter; 1 large egg, lightly beaten; You will also need: a 25 x 18cm (1.5-litre) pie dish or similar; Share Facebook; Twitter; Pinterest Email; Step by step. To make a large pie that is fully encased in pastry, you could always double the recipe. If you are only topping a small pie… Advertisement. Facebook; Twitter; Get ahead. This makes for a slightly richer pastry. Unsure how to make a pork pie? A traditional English dish consisting of a cooked mixture of chopped beef, kidneys, onions, mushrooms and beef stock. 1 hour 40 min. Hand-raised hot water crust pastry does not produce a neat and uniform finish, as there will be sagging during the cooking of the filled pie. Sat 24 Nov 2007 12.03 EST. Steak and Kidney pie. Hand raising the pies gives an irregular finish and the sides buckle during cooking. For the Hot Water Crust Pastry. Assemble the pie, ready to cook, a few hours ahead; chill. Hot water crust is ideal for savory pies, such as this beef and potato pie. Relax! Use a softer flour like cake flour or plain / all purpose flour with less gluten to get a crispy baked product. 2 hr 10 min. Then make as sausage rolls, glaze, cut, snip and bake at 180 for 35 minutes. The molded crust retains its shape as it cools, and is prepared for baking with a filling and additional layer of pastry crust on top. An egg goes into the flour before the hot water, milk and lard mixture get added. Ingredients For the filling. And goes perfect with a few homemade chips. Preheat oven to 200 ̊C/Gas 6. Steak & Red Wine. 2 hours 25 min. Slow-Cooked Lamb. This mixture is placed in a pie or casserole dish, covered with a pastry crust and baked until crisp and brown. It makes a great dinner. The most well-known use for hot water crust pastry is the pork pie. I've made a few of my own variations over the years; I hope you like it. The resulting pie has bowed edges and a unique shape. Add the filling of your choice, then roll out the pastry lid, dampen its edges and put it in position on the pudding. The perfect pork pie made with hot water pastry. This hot water crust is a little more interesting. 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