You may have eaten a pork pie hundreds of times (and in Rayleigh Byfords bacon-topped pork pies are especially good). But have you ever made one?
Big Spud – the food blog from Rayleigh – has a recipe here.
It?s a little shambolic round the edges but it?s a lot of fun to make. I hadn?t made hot water pastry before and it spits with volcanic fury so be careful, but it is quite manageable.