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Manx Mountain Pie Recipe

Manx Mountain Pie

Rating 4-5 out of 5 - Most cooks definitely will make this recipe again
An Unusual Recipe
Graham

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The Isle of Man - where men are men and the sheep look the other way! Only the Isle of Man could dream up a Manx Mountain Pie. It's a man's meal full of all the things that men like (and real women love!). Sure, it's comfort food, but it's good-tasting comfort food that will satisfy even the hungriest family.

      Preparation Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes + waiting

      Cooking Time: 1 Hour 15 Minutes

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Ingredients for Manx Mountain Pie

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to serve 6:
FOR THE PASTRY
9 oz
plain flour (all-purpose flour)
5½ oz
butter
  pinch
salt
1 tablespoon
water
2
eggs
FOR THE FILLING
2 large
onions
2 tablespoons
olive oil
1lb 5oz
sausage meat (or sausages with the skin removed)
10 fl oz
double cream (heavy cream)
7 fl oz
milk
6
eggs
 
chopped thyme
1lb 5oz
black pudding
12 oz
Lancashire cheese (grated)

 

How to Cook Manx Mountain Pie

  1. First of all, get busy with the pastry... blend the flour, butter and salt in a food processor until the mix resembles breadcrumbs. Tip the mixture into a large bowl and add the water and one of the eggs. Mix by hand until it becomes a smooth dough, then cover in cling film and rest for 1 hour in the fridge.
  2. After it has rested, roll the pastry on a lightly floured surface. Lightly grease an 11" x 2" (28cm x 5cm) pie dish and line it with the pastry, trimming off any surplus with a knife. Pierce the pastry on the bottom repeatedly with the tines of a fork to produce small holes (this helps the steam escape and prevents the crust from bubbling up) then bake in a preheated moderate oven (Mk 4 - 350ºF - 180ºC) for 20 - 25 minutes until golden. Remove from the oven and brush with yolk of the other egg.
  3. For the filling, peel and finely slice the onions. Place them in a frying pan with the olive oil and cook over a low heat for about 10-15 minutes until they are soft and pale brown in colour. Remove from the pan and set aside. Using the same pan, turn up the heat, add the sausage meat and quickly brown it (about 4-5 minutes), breaking it up with a wooden spoon as you do.
  4. Mix the cream, milk, four eggs, the yolk (only) of two eggs, and then add the onions and chopped thyme. Set aside. Remove the skin of the black pudding and, in a food processor blend until it becomes a paté. Separate into two and roll each piece out separately between two sheets of cling film enough to cover the pastry base.
  5. Lay one of the black pudding rounds in the pastry then cover with the sausage meat. Spinkle with half the cheese. Spoon the cream-cheese-onion mix over the top. Lay the other black pudding round on top and finish with the other half of the grated cheese.
  6. Bake in a preheated moderate oven (Mk 3 - 325ºF - 170ºC) for 40-45 minutes until set. Serve hot or cold.

 
Graham GRAHAM'S HOT TIP:
You can finish this dish off under a hot grill (broiler) to crisp up the cheese.
 
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Reviews of Manx Mountain Pie

Rating 4 out of 5 - Many cooks will make this recipe again January 12 2015
It doesn't take as long to cook as the recipe suggests because you're preparing the filling at the same time you're resting or cooking the pastry. Very very tasty and satisfying for a once in a while treat. Loved it.
(4 reviews)
 
Rating 4 out of 5 - Many cooks will make this recipe again November 27 2014
I knew my husband and son would love this one. I don't often spoil them with "heavy duty" carbs and fat but occasionally, i let go a little and this was one of those occasions (son's birthday). They absolutely raved over this. I don't know how many calories they consumed, but nobody was counting! Probably not the sort of recipe you prepare on a regular basis, but certainly one that is guaranteed to please the comfort food side of the family!
(4 reviews)
 
Rating 5 out of 5 - Many cooks will make this recipe again April 27 2013
Real man's comfort food (though my wife and kids loved it too!) It can't be healthy but you know what they say - a little bit of what you fancy does you good! Takes a bit of time to make it but the result really is worth it. I thought about using ready-made pastry till I read the recipe, then decided to go ahead because it's a really deep buttery pastry case. Sausage meat, black pudding and cheese! Ye Gods, what a delight!
(5 reviews)

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