Authentic Pasties

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3RD PLACE 2013 JANUARY CFP CONTEST

He is preparing pasties, a meat and vegetable (probably potato or turnip, I did not get the recipe) filled "D" shaped pastry, which is then baked. It was a hot day to have the big fire, but that was how it was done in the early 17th century. This was taken in the cookhouse in the reconstructed fort at Jamestown Settlement, a museum and living history park operated by the State of Virginia near the site of the original first permanent English settlement in North America; or as we Virginians like remind folks - It was all Virginia once!

(Submitted to the 2013 January CFP contest as entry #27 and to the 2014 March TTT contest as entry #70.)

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Comments (46)

Piero Genova on December 3, 2013

Excellent!

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Best wishes, Piero

mg1744 on December 8, 2013

Grazie ancora Piero.

I appreciate your visit to my gallery.

Best wishes to you also, Mark

MarioTs - NO Views on March 3, 2014

It is a wonderful photo Mark, but the theme of NPC is about some historical place, not historical man or job ;)

Please, change the photo.

Thank you, mario.

mg1744 on March 3, 2014

Grazie Mario.

It is done.

Ciao, Mark

roberta renucci on March 29

Bellissima scena, sembra un dipinto antico. Complimenti! LK+FV

Un saluto dall'Italia, Roberta

mg1744 on March 31

Grazie Roberta.

Greetings from Colorado, Mark

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