1. 375 g  Plain Flour and 3/4 pack of unsalted butter   
    • OR  (or 500g plain flour and 1 whole pack of butter)
  2. seasoned with salt and blitz until smooth in Food processor
  3. add 1 egg and some water into the centre and mix with a fork until pastry comes together
  4. 1/2 pastry and wrap both in cling film, and chill for at least 1/2 hour in fridge
  5. Roll pastry for base until the thickness of a one penny
  6. Egg wash the edges so top layer sticks 
  7. Fill with filling mixed with gravy
  8. Roll out top, and cut out pieces with pastry cutter 
  9. Place sheet with holes over pie, and egg wash
  10. Add cut-outs to cover almost all the holes
  11. Egg wash all over 
  12. Trim edges
  13. and crimp with a fork, 
  14. line one teaspoon of turkey fat in the pie dish
  15. Bake ON BOTTOM of OVEN, for 45 -50 mins at 170, But in fan oven, I  baked as follows :
    • (150 for 15 mins, + 160 for 5 mins + 170 for 5 mins)

For the filling

turkey chunks and stuffing and sliced leeks smothered in lots of gravy (but not runny)

For the gravy

  • 2 rashers of chopped streaky bacon
  • 2 chopped leeks
  • 3 sliced mushrooms
  • 1 small teaspoon of grainy mustard
  • 2 dessertspoons of plain flour
  • 1.5-2 pints of stock
  • Boil
  • Then add 2 tablespoons of creme fraiche
  • simmer
  • liquidize – until thick, smooth and creamy

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