- STEP 1
Melt the lard in the boiling water.
- STEP 2
Sieve the flour into a warmed bowl.Make a well in the middle and mix in the hot fat and water mixture with a wooden spoon.
- STEP 3
When the dough has coled a little - knead with your hands.When it is smooth and 'elastic' - leave in a warm place until firmer (but still elastic enough to roll out)
- STEP 4
Roll out the pastry to around keeping it thin.Cut the pastry into 3- 4 inch round shapes or if you are using pie or muffin molds - to the correct size.Cut out enough circles for the top of the pies.
- STEP 5
Mix the mince with the breadcrumbs and seasoning.
- STEP 6
Add gravy to bind, and mix thoroughly
- STEP 7
Fill the pie shells to 3/4 full.Add the top and seal.
- STEP 8
Using a knife, make a couple of cuts in the centre of the pid to allow the steam to escape.Brush with milk to glaze.
- STEP 9
Pre-heat the oven to 190 centigrade/ 375 F.Bake in the oven for 25 minutes or until golden brown.