This chicken & bacon lattice pie would make a wonderful centrepiece for a family meal. My granddaughters Abby and Grace helped me to make it for the TV programme. For this recipe you will need a pint shallow, wide-based ovenproof dish, about in diameter.
The pasty's best known association stems from the when it evolved to meet the needs of the Cornish tin miners. The pasty was a complete, hand-held hot meal, usually consisting of meat, potato, onion and swede in a pastry casing.