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Bung it cooking
Thu 25-Aug-16
11:19 am
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bobbyW
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If that were an Olympic event I'd be in with a chance for a medal.
Rummaging through the freezer amongst the almost empty bags of frozen veg I found a pack of pork mince.
I had an onion donated by a friend weeks ago and a cupboard with assorted jars of spicey things.

So defrosted the pork, heated the chopped onion in a large pot with a little oil, mixed in some breadcrumbs, an egg, salt, pepper and ginger powder and then cooked the mix until a decent brown colour.
Added half pint of beef stock, a splash of sweet chilli sauce, and after removing the sweetcorn that SWMBO dislikes from the frozen veg, the peas, carrots green beans were added and simmered for half an hour.

Placed in a pie dish, I allowed it to cool whilst pressure cooking a large Maris Piper potato to create mash. This I placed on the top of the mix with grated mature cheddar to finish.
Placed in the oven at 200‎°c for 20 minutes the result was a visual masterpiece. Tasted good too.

Has to be Piggy Pie I suppose.   Any suggestions for improvement on this hit and miss recipe?

"I THINK MY GUARDIAN ANGEL DRINKS"

Thu 25-Aug-16
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Well, I guess it all depends on what you have in at the time!  I think if I was doing that, I would have left out the beef stock and sweet chilli sauce, and perhaps added a chopped apple and/or some apple juice, to complement the pork flavour.  A large dollop of mustard would be nice too.

Well done on being creative with what you had.

learning to love veg…..except celery :-O

Thu 25-Aug-16
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One Ingredient too many, maybe, with the Sweet Chilli Sauce, but if it tasted good , who cares. x

Thu 25-Aug-16
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I forgot to say I did add a chopped apple to the mix.

"I THINK MY GUARDIAN ANGEL DRINKS"

Thu 25-Aug-16
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Well done you!

I'll try that again!

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