The hairy bikers pork and apple pie recipe on The Hairy Bikers Comfort Food

Simon and Dave served up pork and apple pie with cider for a real crowd pleasing dish on The Hairy Bikers Comfort Food.

The ingredients are: 1kg boneless, rindless pork shoulder, cut into 3cm chunks, 2 tbsp sunflower oil, 3 medium onions, about 300g total weight, halved and sliced, 500ml dry cider, 1 pork stock cube, 1 fresh bay leaf or 2 dried, 16 large fresh sage leaves, 400g Bramley cooking apples, peeled, cored, quartered and cut into 2cm chunks, 2 tbsp plain flour, 2 tbsp cornflour, sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.

For the shortcrust pastry: 400g plain flour, plus extra for flouring, 100g cold butter, cut into cubes, 100g cold lard, cut into cubes and 1 large free-range egg, beaten with 1 tbsp of cold water.