Country Pork and Parsley Cobbler

Recipe by -Sylvie-
READY IN: 2hrs 25mins




  • In a skillet, heat the oil and fry the pork until lightly browned.
  • Add the vegetables and stir over a medium heat until they start to color lightly.
  • Pour into a large casserole dish and add the stock, tomato puree, parsley and pearl barley.
  • Mix well.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cover and place in a preheated oven (180 C/350 F/Gas 4) for about 1-1 1/4 hour, until the vegetables and pork are tender.
  • For the Cobbler topping, sift the flour and baking powder with seasoning into a large bowl.
  • Stir in the fromage frais and the chopped parsley.
  • Add enough cold water to mix a soft but not sticky dough.
  • On a lightly floured surface roll out the dough until it's about 1cm thick.
  • Cut dough into 12-16 triangles.
  • take the casserole out of the oven and raise the temperature to 220 C/425 F/Gas 7.
  • Top the casserole with the dough triangles, making sure the edges overlap.
  • Bake uncovered for another 15-20 minutes, until the dough has risen and has turned golden.