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Makes 4 pastries each

INGREDIENTS:

For the pastry (repeat for each variety of pastry):
8 oz. self-raising flour
1 tsp. salt
4 oz. hard margarine
4 tbsp. cold water

For pork & apple pastries:
8 oz. pork steaks, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
1 large apple, skinned, cored, and cut into 1/4-inch cubes
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. English mustard powder
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
1 tbsp. milk to glaze

For chicken tikka pastries:
8 oz. chicken breasts, skinless and boneless, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
1 potato, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch cubes
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 tbsp. tikka powder
1 tsp. lemon juice
1 tbsp. thick set natural Greek yogurt
1 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. milk to glaze

For the lamb & mint pastries:
8 oz. mutton, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
1 potato, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch cubes
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 tbsp. mint jelly
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
1 tbsp. milk to glaze

For the curried vegetable pastries:
8 oz. mixed fresh vegetables of choice, cut into 1/4-inch chunks
1 potato, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 tbsp. Madras curry powder
1 tsp. sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
1 tbsp. thick set natural Greek yogurt
1 tbsp. milk to glaze

For the cheese & onion pastries:
8 oz. mixed cheeses--strong cheddar, Havarti, and Edam--grated
1 large potato, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
1 tbsp. milk to glaze

METHOD:

For each version of the Cornish pastry:

Preheat oven to 400 F (200 C). Divide pastry into 4 pieces. Roll into rectangles about 1/4-inch thick.

Combine all ingredients except milk. Mix well. Divide mixture into four and put each portion into the middle of each pastry rectangle. Spread mixture across width-wise, leaving 1/2 inch distance from edge of pastry at either end.

Using a little of the milk, moisten the inside edges of the longer pieces of the pastry. Pull pastry edges together like folding a sheet. Crimp along the seams with fingertips and brush outside of pastry with remaining milk. Bake for 20 minutes.

Reduce heat to 350 F (180 C). Cook for another 40 minutes until golden brown. Serve hot or cold, alone or with a side salad.