Chicken, ham and leek pie


Nothing warms up winter like a chicken and ham pie. Serve with mash and greens for a seasonal feast.


For the filling

For the hot water crust pastry

  • 750g/1lb 10oz plain flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 large free-range eggs, lightly beaten
  • 125g/4½oz unsalted butter, diced
  • 125g/4½oz lard, diced
  • 2 large free-range egg yolks, beaten with a pinch of salt, for glazing