Let’s face it…who has time to make puff pastry. Especially if you aren’t great at the baking. And definitely if its middle of the week from hell.
Celeb chefs have been singing the praises of ready made puff pastry for the “meal in a hurry” for a good few years, and as far as cheats ingredients go, this has to be at the top of my list that can include ready made pastry cases and ready made pickles. A short but useful list!
Puff pastry’s versatility for savoury dishes is a huge benefit to the time pressed home cook, the only thing that limits you is your imagination!
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I LOVE a good sandwich – really I do. Doesn’t matter what the filling is really as long as it’s interesting. I’m not really a cheese and tomato kind of gal unless its uber fresh mozarella on sunblushed tomatoes with basil and balsamic vinegar on a toasted artisan ciabatta. Pretentious I know, but I think that sandwiches deserve as much time and attention over as a roast dinner. Just as an experiment, today and tomorrow I will post up two new takes on classic sandwich combo’s – one easy, one that requires a little effort! Why not try them for yourself as a treat! The West Cork Pastra-Ham-i is more of an assemblage than a recipe but why should that matter when it tastes so flippin’ tasty!
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