What Is An English Pork Pie?

Pork pies consist of a thick pastry filled with pork, pork fat and jellied pork stock.

They are served cold and were a traditional way of keeping the pork filling edible before the advent of refrigeration. Often the crust was discarded like the top of a Cornish pastie.


I like to eat slices of the pie with a stiff cheddar. Takes me back 🙂



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