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Leek, smoked eel, whelk and clam pie

Try James Martin's version of a luxury fish pie. Homemade pastry is well worth the effort, but you can use ready-made if you're short of time.

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Ingredients

For the rough puff pastry

  • 250g/9oz plain flour
  • 250g/9oz very cold butter, cut into small cubes
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 125ml/4½floz ice-cold water

For the pie

To serve

  • 1kg/2lb 2oz potatoes, peeled, cut into large chunks
  • 150g/5oz butter
  • 75ml/3fl oz double cream
  • 200g/7oz brussel sprouts tops, sliced thinly
  • 3-4 tbsp water