Tips + tricks
+ FIND BEEF BRISKET, in selected supermarkets ( ask at the counter if you can’t see it) and at your local butcher. + TO MAKE THE creamy polenta, place 1 litre of water in a medium saucepan over high heat and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to medium, whisk in 1 cup ( 170g) instant polenta and cook, whisking constantly, for 2– 3 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat parmesan, 100g unsalted butter, ½ cup ( 125g) single ( pouring) cream and sea salt and cracked black pepper. Serves 4. + DEPENDING ON the shape of your pie dishes you may need 1 or 2 extra sheets of pastry.