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Pâte Frolle Mince Pies - Izy Hossack - Top With Cinnamon
Yooo, it’s totally mince pie time guys. I’m throwing these delicious little fruity tarts at your screens because I think it’s time for a bit of traditional-food-appreciation. In general – mince pies suck. But that’s because, in general, people buy em. The store bought ones are not a good shout. They’re really dry and the pastry is terrible. IT’S RUINING THEIR NAME. Bad PR for the mince pie. They need a better agent – aka Moi. Ima teach you how to mince pie, and how to mince pie RIGHT. Firstly, you’re going to have to understand – these are sweet pies. Not like ‘ahh fam these are some sweeet pies, bruv’ no like as in they’re not savoury. There’s no mince meat. It’s fruit. It’s all fruit, spices and a bit of suet (the only remaining ‘meaty’ element which is usually actually vegetable suet). You can make mincemeat or you can buy it (well, you can if you’re in the UK. Not sure about anywhere else). It’s one of those weird food names, like coffeecake, where it’s extremely misleading as to what the food will be. I’m not going to go into historical details of the whole mince meat shabang about …