Foie Gras Pastie

Friands Foie Gras Friands Foie Gras, is a french meat and Foie Gras pasty. These are usually bought in boulangeries alongside the pizzas and sandwiches. This french recipe is a little more luxurious than the norm, as I've included a special ingredient. One of France's most Famous Foods. Normally made with sausages, but you can put any filling in you like, they are the equivelant to our sausage rolls.They make a tasty light snack, but beware of the calories. Friands foie gras is for a special lunch with friends. Serve with a light salad like Salade de Tomates et Fromage or choose another from our list of other French Salads. This recipe was requested from my 'ask me a question' page. If you have any further questions about this recipe, or anything else just click Serves:- 4, Preparation time:- 30 mins, Cooking time:- 60 mins
Foie Gras Pastie
Foie Gras Pastie

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servings

Ingredients

  • Ingredients

  • 20

    g of butter

  • 20

    g of shallots

  • 300

    g minced beef

  • 1

    large Free Range egg

  • salt and pepper

  • 2

    g of parsley

  • 10

    g of madeira

  • 10

    g of cognac

  • 300

    g of puff pastry

  • 10

    g of water

  • 300

    g of foie gras

Directions

Method * pre-heat oven to gas mark 7 or 230 deg C * chop the shallots very finely * melt the butter in a pan and lightly fry the shallots until pale in colour * in a large bowl add the mince, egg, salt, pepper, shallots, parsley, madeira and cognac and mix well * take your pastry and cut into 4 rectangles * using a brush, paint the 4 pieces of pastry with the lukewarm water, a little more on the edges * divide the mince mixture into 4 equal portions and place in the centre of each piece of pastry * slice the foie gras into 4 slices and place on top of each portion of mince * now fold the pastry over the mince to form a pastry parcel or pasty * pinch around the edges to make sure they are airtight * place the 4 pasties on some baking paper on a baking sheet * brush some milk or egg on the top for a nice golden finish * cook in the preheated oven for about 1 hour or until golden brown

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