01204 385463

Cart empty


listimgdaily delivery in the UK

listimgQuality Guarantee

listimg24hr orderline

Seasonal Recipes & Ideas


User Rating:  / 1

Rhubarb & Pork Pie

18 April 2021


Utilising delicious seasonal rhubarb; These pies are great as snacks for your outdoor diners or served as part of a platter.

Prep Time: 6 hours Servings: 6 Pies


  • 1 x Ham Hock
  • 150g of Essential's Savoury Gravy Mix
  • 50g Unsalted Butter
  • Flavour Magic Smoked Salt 
  • Truffle Salt
  • 300g Rhubarb
  • 100g Water
  • 100g Caster Sugar
  • 100g Grenadine


  • Gently simmer the ham hock in some aromats, bay and thyme (I used star anise, coriander seeds & clove) for about 4 hours until tender.
  • In a pan warm through the water, sugar & grenadine.
  • Peel and cut the rhubarb in to 3cm strips.
  • Drop into the liquor, gently simmer and remove from the heat, allow the rhubarb to sit in the liquor overnight.
  • Whisk in 50g of unsalted butter into the savoury gravy, season with both salts, and strain off through a chinois.
  • Shred the ham hock and to 350g picked meat add 200g of pork sauce.

 Hot Water Pastry


  • 200ml water
  • 75g Unsalted Butter
  • 75g Lard
  • 450g Plain Flour - sieved with 1tbsp Icing Sugar
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1 Beaten Egg


  • Put the water, butter and lard into a saucepan and bring to a gentle heat, simmer until the butter and lard are melted, then bring to a gentle boil.
  • Place the flour, icing sugar and salt in a large baking bowl, adding the egg.
  • Pour the water, butter and lard into the bowl with the flour and egg, mix thoroughly.
  • Remove the pastry from the bowl and knead on a floured surface to create a silky, smooth dough.

 To Assemble & Cook the Pies

  • Roll out 2/3rds of the dough to about 1cm thick, oil the inside of 6 dariole moulds ¼ pint size.
  • Line the moulds with pastry and leave to cool.
  • Fill with pork mix and put rhubarb on top.
  • Roll out the other 1/3rd and cut out some lids.
  • Seal the lids on to the pies and bake for 20 mins at 200C.
  • Serve with caramelised red onion & cranberry chutney, rhubarb jelly & watercress.

Online Ordering

oliver kay app image

We appreciate the long hours you have to work as a chef so we have introduced an online ordering website & app that’s been designed to make your life easier. Order anytime, anywhere, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Also; View past orders and invoices, access allergen information, offers and more! Login via our website (top-right of page) or search 'Oliver Kay app' in your mobile app store download from the App Store or from Google Play.

Oliver Kay Produce - Bradford
Roydsdale Way, Euroway Industrial Estate, Oakenshaw, Bradford BD4 6SE 

Oliver Kay Produce - Hoddesdon
Unit A, Bingley Rd, Hoddesdon EN11 0NX

Tel: 01204 385463





Privacy PolicyCookie Policy  |  Site Map  

Oliver Kay Terms of Purchase for Suppliers    

Oliver Kay Terms of Sale for Customers

Follow us on social media for regular updates

insta logo  twitterlogo  facebooklogo  linkedin logo youtube logo  pinterest logo



Bidfresh Limited trading as Oliver Kay.  Registered in England
Company Registration Number: 04227047  VAT Registration Number: GB 643 9946 92   
Registered Office Address: Units 10-14 Cedar Way Industrial Estate, Camley Street, London, N1C 4PD