Bilberries can be picked on the Yorkshire moors and this recipe, which dates from 1867, comes from Haworth, famous as the home of the Brontes.
Roll out two-thirds of the pastry
Mix the bilberries with the sugar and the apple pulp, scraped from skins. Fill the pie and put on the lid, sealing the edges with the beaten egg. Brush over with the rest of the egg. Bake in a hot
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