Using a fork, mix to a fairly
stiff pastry with egg yolk and water.
Divide into 2 pieces and roll each
into a 9 by 10" rectangle.
Place one rectangle on to a
lightly greased baking tray.
Spread with sausage, taking it
right to edges.
Sprinkle evenly with almonds.
Cover with second portion of
pastry and press down lightly with a rolling pin.
Brush with lightly beaten egg
white then dust with the poppy or sesame seeds.
Bake 20 minutes in oven, 400F, Gas
Cut into diamonds, remove from
tray and arrange on a plate lined with a d'oyley or paper serviette.
Makes 26 - 30
Another delicious snack for any time of
year. Serve the Diamonds straight from the oven with cups of hot coffee
or keep them for drinks parties, especially those that run from morning
till night during the Christmas festivities !