StarryGazie pie is a traditional Cornish fish pie made with sardinesor pilchards and seven different varieties of fish. The nameStarryGazie signifies the fact that the heads of the fish appearlooking skywards through the pastry lid.Preparation time....20 minutesBaking time......20 minutesServes 4Ingredients: Short Crust/puff pastry ...100g rolledPre baked pie moulds ..4Sardines<gutted>...02Fish Pie mix..20 gFennel....01 large choppedGarlic....01 clove, peeled and choppedLeeks...02 choppedCurry powder..1 tspEgg ……..1Vegetable oil..20mlA pinch of Cornish sea saltMethod:Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Heat a non sticky pan, addvegetable oil, and soften the fennel, garlic and leeks with spices andsea salt. Neatly arrange the diced up fish in the pie mould.Lay the sardines on the mixture, <arranged sardines in the form of the spokes of a bicycle wheel> with their heads facing skywards.Roll the short crust pastry to fit the size of the pre baked pie mould.Cover the pie dish with short crust/puff pastry, leaving the heads of sardines looking out of the pastry and seal the edges with whiskedegg wash. Bake in a preheated oven for 20 minutes. Serve Hot, withlots of dressed salad leaves or buttered potatoes.
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