Cornish pasty variations

Authentic Cornish Pasty Recipe: Traditional British Delight

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The Cornish pasty, a savory hand pie, originates from Cornwall, a region in the southwest of England. This traditional dish dates back to the 13th century but became particularly popular among Cornish tin miners in the 18th and 19th centuries. The pasty's distinctive D shape and crimped edge were designed for practicality, allowing miners to hold the pasty by the crust, eat the filling, and discard the crust to avoid consuming dirt and arsenic from their hands. At Creative Group, we appreciate the Cornish pasty for its rich history and cultural significance. This hearty, portable meal symbolizes the resourcefulness and ingenuity of Cornish workers. Today, the Cornish pasty is a beloved British classic, recognized with Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status, ensuring that only pasties made in Cornwall can bear the name.

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