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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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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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Get your sunnies and rain ponchos at the ready, British summer time is back with a bang and with it, comes our new summer menu. We’ve got lots of new goodies for all you pastry lovers. IT’S PATTY TIME Feast your eyes on… patties! Having nailed our pies (if we do say so ourselves), we read more …

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Why?  Because we’ve created 100% gluten free versions of two of your favourite pies. We’ve spent the best part of a year rolling, mixing, tasting and baking to create Gluten Free Moo and Heidi pies.  And proof that they taste just as great as their non-GF counterparts, they both triumphed in the 2016 British Pie Awards. Taking first read more …

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Now’s the time to make this festive legend of a pie at home. We made these christingle pies a few years ago so vegetarians had something a little more inspired for Christmas dinner than a nut roast and sprouts. They’ve been a huge hit for us and, what’s more, even hardened carnivores have fallen for 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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If the festive season has left you feeling sluggish, glum and in a state of pie-bernation do not fear, we have rounded up some super foods to give your mood the little boost it needs to see you sailing through January with a smile on your face. Chicken Chicken is not only protein rich (essential read more …

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