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World Pasty Champion Billy Deakin creates “How To Make An Award-Winning Cornish Pasty” book

Everyone has a book in them, and Billy Deakin, the back-to-back World Pasty Champion, has a bit of a corker in his locker – How To Make An Award-Winning Cornish Pasty.
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Billy is a St Agnes-born Cornishman and former Masterchef contestant who scooped the amateur titles at the Eden Project in 2012 and again this year.
Now he’s shown that it wasn’t a fluke, he’s penning a tome showing how you too can make a top-class Oggy.
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When Foodies South West made Cornish pasties for the first time – with help from Paul Hollywood

To mark the opening of entries to the World Pasty Championships, a tale about my own first foray into the world of Cornish pasty-making.
You may have seen the picture below on the Foodies Facebook page as I was rather proud of them as a first effort.
Their genesis involved no blood, a lot of sweat and toil, almost some tears – and a lot of swearing.
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You see, I decided to make the Cornish pasties on the best day possible to do experimental cooking…Christmas Eve!

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