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6 pastry delights to enjoy during the rugby

From Guinness pies to Tarte tatin - there's pastry treats for all the family

By Rebecca Shepherd, 08 March 2017
6 pastry delights to enjoy during the rugby

As each of the nations prepare to go head to head against each other this weekend, what better excuse than to treat your tastebuds to different pastry treats from each of the six different nations?

From mini Scotch pies which you can serve up with mash and a cheese, leek and potato pie which would be perfect for all vegetarians, make sure you celebrate the rugby this month with our pick of pastry treats inspired by each country taking part.

Invite your friends round, have the rugby on in the background, but more importantly, enjoy a delicious feast which all include different flavours from around the world. 

Ireland: High-steaks Guinness pie

A show-stopping pie with steak, onion and mushrooms which is sure to win over a crowd

WALES: Kickin’ cheese, leek and potato pie

Sweet leeks and creamy cheese make up a dream combination. And it gets extra bonus points from us as this dreamy dish is ready in just 50mins – score!

Scotland: Top-score Scotch pies

All eyes on the prize with these mini lamb pies!

England: Pitch-perfect pastries

Kick back and enjoy the taste of Cornwall with these traditional meal-in-a pie treats. Just make sure your steak, potato and swede are cut into equal-sized pieces to cook evenly!

Italy: Champion torte della nonna

Cheer on the Azzurri with this Italian custard tart.

France: Tarte tatin with brandy cream

Brandy caramel apples on a flaky pasty equals win-win!

Make sure you stock up on all your pastry essentials at Asda, or pop into your local store