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Inspired by classic British flavours, this herby sausage, cider, potato and apple pie will really hit the spot. SAUSAGE, CIDER & POTATO PIE INGREDIENTS Serves 6 500g new potatoes, cut into slices 6-8mm thick 25g butter 1 onion, sliced 1 dessert apple, peeled, cored and cut into chunks 1 tsp sugar 100ml good quality cider read more …

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Pietanic!

Jun 18 2020

The finest fish pie ever to sail the seven seas. A marvel, a wonder and a triumph to behold. Hopefully this pie will leave you with much happier memories than those of its namesake. Good luck and Godspeed, Cap’n! Pietanic! INGREDIENTS Serves 6 300g smoked haddock fillet 300g fresh haddock or cod fillet 300g organic read more …

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Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Noel Edmonds and Mr Blobby… rhubarb and custard is yet another long and happy marriage that has stood the test of time. You may now kiss your pie! Rhubarb & Custard Pie INGREDIENTS Serves 8-10 1 quantity of sweet pastry (see below) 8 slim sticks of rhubarb, cut into 3cm read more …

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Zesty Lamb Pie

May 3 2020

The best thing about this recipe is that most of the work for about this sunny, zesty and classy pie can be done in advance…which means you can just chill out and enjoy yourself. Zesty Lamb Pie INGREDIENTS Serves 4-6 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 celery sticks, chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely read more …

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With lots of people at home at the moment, we thought we could give those who fancy taking up a new hobby some inspiration. We’ll be publishing a recipe from our very own cookbook A Pie For All Seasons every weekend to give people a taste of Pieminister from the comfort of their own home. read more …

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#LittleActsofPieness Since the start of June we’ve been inviting community-spirited people to apply for free pies for good causes.  These random acts of kindness (or Little Acts of Pie-ness) are helping raise funds for good causes and making people smile. We originally pledged to give away more than 10,000 surplus pies over the summer. And we’ve already donated over 8000 – in the first month! read more …

A whole week devoted to pies. What’s not to love? British Pie Week is the excuse you’ve been looking for to devour a pie or two and we’ve got no less than 15 pastried delights to sink your teeth into. As well as five Vegetarian Society Approved pies, including the yet undisclosed winner of our meat free recipe read more …

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It’s Apple Day this Sunday –  the perfect excuse to drink cider, mull some spiced apple juice….or make an Apple & Blackberry Canoodle! There are quite a few apple-y recipes in our cookbook A Pie for All Seasons but this is the only one with  a reference to  good old-fashioned a-kissin ‘n a-cuddling in the title, so here it is. *Caro’s read more …

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Is this Prince’s favourite pie?  According to PETA, pocket-sized popster Prince is one of the world’s sexiest vegetarians.  And as a fan of the colour purple we reckon he’d love this Aubergine-based strudel pie…. Do try it at home.  It’s National Vegetarian Week so what a perfect time to give it a go! (It’s just read more …

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One of the great things about Easter is that you can get all your friends and family together, but without the build up and pressures of Christmas. Most of the work for this sunny, zesty and classy pie can be done in advance…which means you can just chill out and enjoy yourself. Easter Lamb Pie Serves read more …

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