Yield: 1 pie
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Pork Pie: Take cooked pork. Cut it into pieces and pound it. Add eggs, raisins, sugar, powdered ginger, sweet powder, small birds, and white grease. Take prunes, saffron, and salt, and make a crust in a baking tin. Put the stuffing in it, and bake it well and serve it forth.
10-inch uncooked pie pastry 1 Cornish hen, quail, or squab, cut into about 8 pieces ½ c flour, seasoned with salt and pepper 2 TBSP oil 1 pound lean ground pork 2 eggs ¼ c raisins 10 prunes, minced 1 tsp light brown sugar ½ tsp powdered ginger ¾ tsp salt ⅜ tsp saffron ½ tsp ground anise 1 tsp ground fennel ½ tsp ground cloves 1. Bake pie pastry at 425 for 10 minutes. Let cool.
2. Dredge pieces of fowl in seasoned flour and brown in oil until golden.
3. Combine remaining ingredients. Spread about a third of the mixture on the pie pastry. Then distribute the pieces of fowl evenly on top of it. Use the remaining pork mixture to cover the fowl.
4. Bake at 375 for 35 minutes or until pork is brown throughout.
posted by Tiffany Hall-Graham from "To the King's Taste" Lorna J. Sass Submitted By TIFFANY HALL-GRAHAM On 04-11-95