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Cheese & Chorizo Pie for British Pie Week

I made this pie last Summer but just hadn’t got around to posting it. British Pie Week seemed like the perfect opportunity to get it up on the blog. Sure, chorizo isn’t the most ‘British’ ingredient, but a good cheddar certainly is! Cheese & Chorizo Pie INGREDIENTS For the pastry 500g plain flour 150g unsalted butter (chopped into small cubes) 150ml tap water 1 free-range egg (yolk only) 1 free-range egg (yolk and whites, beaten) 1 tsp salt 2 tsp baking powder For the filling 150g chorizo (chopped into small pieces) 1 large onion, finely sliced 100ml/4oz double cream 250g cheddar cheese (grated) 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tbsp plain flour (to coat the onion) A few drops of tabasco sauce Salt and pepper (to taste) METHOD Mix together the flour, butter, baking powder and salt in a bowl for the pastry (you can do this with a blender, but I prefer to do it by hand) until it has a breadcrumb-like consistency. Add the egg yolk, followed by the water, in …