Peter's  Cornish Pasty (195g) ONLY 50p @ Asda
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Peter's Cornish Pasty (195g) ONLY 50p @ Asda

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Found 21st Nov 2012
Peter's Cornish Pasty (195g) Only 50p

Peter's Premier Cornish Pasty Only £1.00

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Oh aye fill your boots with these, you can easily fit 50 in your fridge

Are they made in Cornwall?

Sheep land I thought?

Original Poster

The Asda Website lists them as Peter's Cornish Pasties.

The Company's website says Peter's Food Service Ltd, Bedwas House Industrial Estate, Bedwas, Caerphilly CF83 8XP
petersfood.co.uk/our…ies

Answer NO so I have ammended the post to reflect this and advised ASDA

If it's not good enough for Peter, I'm not sure it will be good enough for me

dan20rhino

Sheep land I thought?



Do you mean Wales you cock!

Jimbo79pp

Do you mean Wales you cock!



No I mean Sheep Land you sheep

dan20rhino

No I mean Sheep Land you sheep



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Original Poster

Apparently Peter's which has Protected Geographical Indication are one of 7 companies allowed to make the traditional Cornish pasty, outside of Cornwall. The authorities will take 3 year's examining the whole case as to whether you can call a pasty made outside Cornwall Cornish.

This article taken from Wikipedia may be of some interest?
Cornish pasty

The pasty is regarded as the national dish of Cornwall.Following a nine year campaign by the Cornish Pasty Association, the trade organisation of about 50 pasty makers based in Cornwall, the name "Cornish pasty" was awarded Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status by the European Commission on 20 July 2011. According to the PGI status a Cornish pasty should be shaped like a ‘D’ and crimped on one side, not on the top. Its ingredients should include uncooked beef, swede (called turnip in Cornwall), potato and onion, with a light seasoning of salt and pepper, keeping a chunky texture. The pastry should be golden and retain its shape when cooked and cooled. The PGI status also means that Cornish pasties must be prepared in Cornwall. They do not have to be baked in Cornwall, nor do the ingredients have to come from the county, though the Cornish Pasty Association noted that there are strong links between pasty production and local suppliers of the ingredients. Packaging for pasties which conform to the requirements will be stamped with an authentication logo.
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