What we are about
Me filled pastries are tasty and hearty parcels filled with delicious
and healthy fillings.
miners came to Beara in West Cork 200 years ago to work in the Copper
Mines in Allihies. They had found an ingenious way of bringing their
dinners to work by wrapping them in a pastry casing, an edible lunch
box so to speak.
was inspired to recreate the pasties with a modern twist. The
fillings we are starting off with are Cheese and Onion, and
Ratatouille and Quinoa. They might have come as a surprise to the
miners of the 18oos, (there wasn't much Ratatouille in rural Ireland
at that time and Quinoa, seriously?) We are planning of introducing
more delicious flavours in the future.
With the help of Karin's friend Jayne, the two have set up Copper Castle Foods Ltd with the aim of introducing these tasty and wholesome pasties to a wider audience.
ingredient for the fillings are fresh and locally sourced and the
pastry is also home made using spelt flour, rapeseed oil and a dash
of seaweed to get that extra nutritional benefit.
By pre-cooking the fillings and freezing them straight away before baking, locks in all the goodness and allows the consumer to bake them fresh from frozen in 20 minutes, making them a convenient and quick way to provide a wholesome restaurant quality food experience at home.