Pork, Stilton & Port Pies

I know you boys like your pies. These are full of flavour and can easily be made ahead and kept in the fridge, so no last-minute chaos in the kitchen.

Recipe taken from In the Mood for Entertaining, Boy’s night in.

Serves 4

1 hour, plus up to 2 hours marinating

500g pork fillet

2–3 sprigs of  thyme

150ml white port (dry sherry could be used as an alternative)

2 cloves of  garlic, crushed

40g dried cranberries

sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 onion, thinly sliced

100g chestnut mushrooms, sliced

100ml double cream

200ml chicken stock

100g Stilton cheese

500g puff pastry

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