Veil of Ruin

How To Make An Award Winning Cornish Pasty

A project in Cornwall, United Kingdom by Billy Deakin

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World Pasty Champion shares his recipes, tips and techniques in a new book, packed with history, recipes and more...
Backers: 110
Average Pledge Per Backer: £15

Funded: £1,681 of £1,200
Dates: Mar 18th -> Apr 17th (30 days)
Project By: Billy Deakin
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Latest News

The final 24 hours...

April 16th - via:
Well there have been ups and downs, but over the past 30 days I've been amazed not only at the generosity of everyone, but also by how passionate people are about pasties and Cornish food in general! Not only did we meet the funding goal, we smashed... (Read More)


April 13th - via:
You guys rock!  Thanks so much everyone, not just for backing the project but also for all the messages of support I've been getting, and all the interest in the book - I guess lots of people really are incredibly passionate about pasties! After the... (Read More)

One week to go

April 10th - via:
Well we have just seven days to reach the funding goal now, and the project is currently 82% funded so while it's looking promising we're not there yet. The project has been featured in several publications and several blogs this past week, and I'm... (Read More)

Three quarters funded...

April 4th - via:
75% might be just an arbitrary number, but it feels like a significant milestone when you consider it as 3/4 of the way to the project being successful!  11 days left to go to raise the final 25% funding and get the book published, so we're on... (Read More)

64% at the half-way point

April 3rd - via:
Time for another quick update and another HUGE thank you to everyone who has pledged support for the project so far.  Half way through (14 days to go) and currently the project is 64% funded with £771 pledged by 51 backers - thanks to all of you!... (Read More)

New Reward Tiers - Pasties, Lessons and Workshops!

March 22nd - via:
Due to many requests and people asking if they can buy a pasty, I've added some new reward tiers so it's now possible to try one of my own, hand made, award winning pasties!  Note, this is the ONLY way you can try one of my own pasties (unless you... (Read More)

3 is the Magic Number!

March 21st - via:
According to Kickstarter's own stats, 70% of projects fall short of their goal and never get funded.  However, apparently if a project passes 30% funding there is then a 90% chance it will be successful... 3 days in, and the project just passed 30%,... (Read More)

Thanks for a great start!

March 20th - via:
Thanks to everyone who has shown support already, 2 days in and I'm off to a great start at 22% funding with just under 28 days to go... well on track! AMA This afternoon I did an AMA (Ask Me Anything) over at  The response was really... (Read More)

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