Cornish Pasties

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British Regional Food

By Mark Hix

Published 2006

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I do believe the good old Cornish pasty is making a comeback. Not that it has ever quite gone away, but there are, thank goodness, a couple of serious pasty companies setting themselves up as rivals to those high-street, fast-food joints. At last, proper fast food on our streets and in our railway stations - and from the West Country.

Cornwall’s most famous food was, in fact, originally a sort of ‘fast food’ for miners, fishermen, farmers and children to take to work or schoo