Squirrel Pie? why not try a traditional Cornish Squirrel Pasty and support the Red Squirrel Survival Trust! This weekend saw the first Official Cornish Pastry Championship with over 100 pasty-makers, amateur and professionals all trying to be the Cornish Pasty Champion 2012.
Mentionned on Saturday’s BBC Breakfast, Sky News and the Mirror newspaper the championship was hitting the headlines for more than just their pasties with people coming from all over the world to compete and unusual recipies were included such as a squirrel meat pasty. Squirrel meat is apparently a favoured traditional Cornish Pasty meat filler, used when other meats were unavailable in times of hardship. Squirrel meat is regarded to be low fat and more sustainable than other meats due to the nut and berry they eat.
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