Jamaican Beef Patties!!
Pastry -2cups flour-1/4 tsp salt-1/2 tsp. Curry powder--sift all together ADD-cut in 1/4 cup solid shortening -1/4 cup of margarine until crumbly--ADD 1/3 cup cold water mix to make a stiff dough
Roll out dough and cut out 8 inch circles
Cover with Damon cloth
Filling-2 tbsp of oil -1 small onion finely chopped -1/4 tsp of chopped scotch bonnet pepper -1/2 lb ground beef-1/2 tsp of each salt , black pepper, curry powder, dried thyme-1/4 cup breadcrumbs -1/4 cup beef or chicken stock-1 egg beaten-1/4 cup water
In skillet add oil when hot add onion scotch bonnet cook till limp add beef, salt, black pepper, curry, thyme and beef cook for 10 minutes add breadcrumbs and water simmer for 10 minutes.
Preheat oven 375
Place 2 tbsp of filling on half of each circle of dough , fold over to make 1/2 moon shape. Pinch edges with fork , brush with egg mix place on baking sheet(lightly greased) bake for 30 to 40 minutes !!