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Thursday, August 11, 2011

MUSHROOM PASTIES ( small bite size pies )



FOR THE PIE DOUGH
1 cup of white flour
1/4 cup oil or butter , butter tastes better
salt and pepper to taste and water to make the dough
combine the above ingredients and work kneading it into a lovely smooth dough ( no need to go to the gym to work out.... this is a good arm work out)
keep the dough covered and proceed to make ur filling
U CAN MAKE ANY FILLING
i made creamy mushroom filling
CREAMY CHEESY MUSHROOM FILLING
1 tin mushrooms chopped fine
1 onion chopped fine
2 tablespoons white flour
1 cup skimmed milk, or whole milk or if u wanna get fat u can use cream.... ( 1/2 cup cream)
salt and pepper to taste
and grated cheese of your choice
i used cheddar and emmental cheese.
heat a pan with oil and sautee the onions till pale golden and then add the flour and sautee for a few minutes and add the mushrooms and then the milk. cook till it thickens. add your seasonin, u can also add some tabasco. cool when thick and then mix in your grated cheese.
TO ASSEMBLE
heat the oven to 180 degrees.
take a ball of the pie dough and roll into a small round and fill with ur filling and then close to make a half moon, seal verry well or else filling seaps out while baking. make all ur pies this way and then bake on a baking sheet till golden.

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