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  • "The Full English Breakfast PIE"!!!!!
  • Premier Icon DrP
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    I’m not promising this is an analgesic, nor will it give some sleepy people a whole bunch of ‘get up and go’ ( 😉 ), but it is a pie based on a full English breakfast!!!
    Following on from an idea sprung from these four walls of the forum, rather than spend the day revising, I have been masterfully creating the most splendid of culinary concoctions….

    The (non exhaustive) list of ingredients is as follows….
    -between 5 and 7 sausages (6) – butcher’s finest
    -some streaky bacon
    -a few eggs (hard boiled or it will be messy)
    -tin ‘o’ beans
    -‘shrooms and ‘omatoes
    -homemade shortcrust pastry

    The sausages and veg ready for roasting…

    Mmmmm – bacon… Prior to being crispified

    250g of plain flour, 110g of cubed butter, and salt. Whizz it up, then add about 60ml of cold water – nice! (wrap in film and chill for about 30min)

    Thus far the meat is cooked, and the pastry is chillin’…

    Will update once all ingredients are ready to come together!

    My long suffering wifey has an inkling we’ll be having this for tea tonight – lots of loud sighs seem to be coming from her direction about the whole subject TBH (oi oi, not that kind of sigh…)

    DrP

    Premier Icon mogrim
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    Why can’t you just use raw eggs, bind the whole thing together and will cook fine?

    Edit: top marks for the rest, though!

    Premier Icon thomthumb
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    i doff my cap.

    i have in mind a hot water pastry breakfast pie. nomnomnom

    Premier Icon maxray
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    That is just making me salivate!

    Premier Icon radtothepowerofsik
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    Oh you know how to build the suspense don’t you, you little tease!

    Premier Icon RustySpanner
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    Look, the man’s obviously an artist of quite considerable talent, let him do it his own way.

    Dr P, this is a wonderful idea, which could have considerable benefits for the whole of humanity.

    What’s in the sausages btw?
    Not heard from WCA on here since Hit the North. You’ve not gone all Sweeny Tod on him, have you?

    Premier Icon Milkie
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    This looks awesome! Never made or wanted to make pies, I do now!

    I’m going to give this a go at the weekend for sure! 😀

    Premier Icon joao3v16
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    Breakfast Pie. Inspired.

    Premier Icon warton
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    interesting….

    I await further updates. won’t the beans uncrisp the bacon though?

    Premier Icon IanMunro
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    Oh My!
    This is why I love STW 😀

    Premier Icon binners
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    O!M!G!

    Never mind finding a cure for cancer! This is the kind of research that we need

    Have you any idea how hungry I am now DrP?

    Monday is known as Pie Monday in our house. For fairly un-cryptic reasons. I have to come up with something to compete with this weeks gorgeous beef with cheesy dumplings pie. DrP – I think you have provided the answer. I thank you sir

    Premier Icon BlindMelon
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    A pic for inspiration:

    Premier Icon Junkyard
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    applauds efforts

    Premier Icon willard
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    Looks good, but I think my idea for the Full English Smoothie(tm) is better.

    Now, where did I leave my blender?

    Premier Icon tomhoward
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    You sir, are a genius!

    The sandwich shop down the road has introduced me to the ‘regular meal, but wrapped in pastry’ craze. Current fave is a lasagne pie. Om nom nom…

    Premier Icon ton
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    you bastid DrP……i am now on the idiet, and have just eaten a cold 3 bean salad with a can of tuna.

    but that looks fanatastic………..enjoy it, and i hope you get heartburn 😉 😆

    Premier Icon duckman
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    They should put your face on money AND give you your own theme music, that looks ace…

    Premier Icon trail_rat
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    steak and black pud at the local bakers back home ! now thats a pie 😀

    Premier Icon Aidy
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    Genius.
    Want.

    Premier Icon DrP
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    I seem to be down a sausage (licks lips shamefully)…..

    Pastry all rolled and just being pre baked (180deg for about 15 min)…

    DrP

    Premier Icon Harry_the_Spider
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    Those beans don’t look like Heinz.

    What could have been a 10/10 with gold star and “Chufty Badge” is going to end up a 3/10.

    Sorry.

    Premier Icon scaredypants
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    sorry DrP – I’m going to have to deduct marks for actually appearing to know what you’re doing in the kitshed
    8/10

    Premier Icon DrP
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    Interactive feedback time…..

    To leave the sausages/bacon whole, or cut into chunky chunks….?

    DrP

    Premier Icon MRanger156
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    -1 for no potato based product. Apart from that it looks like a winner.

    Premier Icon DrP
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    ..actually appearing to know what you’re doing …

    Appearing to know, and actually knowing, is a skill I’ve finely honed….

    Arrrg – SO angry at myself – was at the farm shop this morning, eyeing up the hash browns!!!! Curses!!
    Well, always a place for MK2…

    DrP

    Premier Icon binners
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    Chunky chunks definitely DrP

    Premier Icon scaredypants
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    chunky chunks – always chunky chunks

    Premier Icon RustySpanner
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    Heinz beans are oversweetened.
    Frankly, their use is a sign of immaturity, weakness of character and moral turpitude.

    Just sayin’ like.

    Premier Icon warton
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    whole, I’d ditch the bacon tbh, if you’re putting a lid on the pie the bacon will go soggy and nasty.

    also, a sausage poking out the top is essential…

    Premier Icon Harry_the_Spider
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    Frankly, their use is a sign of immaturity, weakness of character and moral turpitude.

    That’s me told. I feel a flounce coming on.

    Premier Icon creamegg
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    sausage chunks for me.

    Premier Icon MrWoppit
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    Premier Icon ronjeremy
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    Thread of the Year

    dof’s cap to

    Sir DrP CBE*

    (*Chief Baking Experimenter)

    Premier Icon MRanger156
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    The bacon will add a lot of flavour – keep it in but chop it up.

    Premier Icon nickf
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    I’ve used chorizo chunks in something similar – excellent

    Premier Icon Dr_Bakes
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    Definitely chunks.

    And next time top with hash browns.

    Is it lunchtime yet?

    Premier Icon allthepies
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    The man is a genius.

    Premier Icon soma_rich
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    Cheat?

    +

    Premier Icon captaincarbon
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    +1 for thread of the year, its going to be really hard to stomach the ‘healthy’ salad that the SO has prepared for lunch… one of the rare occasions that we have to work together and DrP has to put me throught hell!

    Premier Icon DrP
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    Right……
    First things first – I’ve convinced the wife that there’s no way I could wait until this evening to devour this, so it’s pie for lunch – on a wednesday – am I mad…..?!.
    Secondly, it’s all sorted, in the oven, having the final bake….

    Just to get the salivary glands oozing, here’s the story thus far….

    All ingredients cooked and ready for assembly. I could have done with about twice the amount of pastry, as it shrunk a bit as was stretched thin…Oh well…

    A close of of my sausage and ouefs…

    Half the ‘dry’ ingredients

    Add some beans and ‘shrooms to the equation

    And the final dish…

    Note the homage to a certain Desperate Dan, and also the ‘warning’ bacon (alerts inquisitive vegetarians to the impending meatyness…).
    I once saw someone paint milk onto the lid, so that’s what I’ve done, and popped it into the oven for about a Simpsons episode and a half….

    Will keep a close eye to ensure my creation doesn’t burn!

    DrP

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