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Chicken Pot Pie with Winter Vegetables

Savory Dinner Pies: More than 80 Delicious Recipes from Around the World

Author and savoury pie expert Ken Haedrich takes you on a global tour of dinner pies from food cultures across the world.

Dinner pies have become a favourite go-to for one-dish recipes. Perfect your own crust or, dare we say, buy a pre-made crust and the variations are endless. Learn how to make Classic Americana Chicken Pot Pie, British Steak and Ale Pies, Swedish Meat Pies, Italian Easter Pie, and many more crust and no-crust versions of one of the world’s most prolific go-to dinners. Recipes for a range of crusts and make-ahead ideas are included along with how to use the almighty leftover to create pie masterpieces that are all your own!

With 75 recipes and amazing four-color photography, this is both a cookbook and an around-the-world tour of culinary traditions that can be incorporated into your own home kitchen weekly menu. Great for parties, families, Sunday night dinners, neighborly welcomes, holidays, and any-old-night-of-the-week dinners, and breakfasts and lunches—Savory Pies from Around the Globe offer something for every kitchen.

Savory Dinner Pies: More than 80 Delicious Recipes from Around the World is available at Amazon.com and Indigo.ca.   (more…)

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie, excerpted from Pies Glorious Pies by Maxine Clark (Ryland Peters and Small). Copyright © 2020. Photographs by Steve Painter.

Pies Glorious Pies by Maxine Clark (Ryland Peters and Small). Copyright © 2020. Photographs by Steve Painter.

Nothing beats a proper pie. Whether savoury or sweet, for a crowd or just for one, there’s something irresistible about breaking through that golden pastry crust and tucking into the succulent filling inside.

First, you’ll learn about basic equipment, pastry-making techniques, and tips on latticework for a show-stopping pie topper—mastering your skills before creating your perfect pie. Then, in Everyday Pies, you’ll find wholesome recipes you can share any day of the week. Next, in Posh Pies, you’ll discover more elegant dishes that are sure to impress your dinner guests, before turning to Portable Pies, perfect for a picnic basket.

Finally, delve into Sweet Pies where you’ll be tempted with all the sticky-sweet fillings fit for a cozy dessert. Guaranteed to eat each dish with a smile on your face, there are over 50 flavoursome pies that will have you coming back for more. Indulge in favourites such as Chicken Pot Pie or Steak & Kidney Pie. Step up your pie game with something more complex such as Fillet of Beef en Croûte or Roast Smoked Salmon Koulibiaca.

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