Comfort pie

This weather has turned decidedly autumnal so my thoughts turn instantly to comfort food. Shepherd’s Pie is just the trick! Hearty, filling, a family favourite, nothing better than a winter pie. No red wine in this version, but a tablespoon of gravy granules really brings it together. Ragu made ahead of time, veggies prepped and…

A go-to comfort pie

I have certainly written about this before. Chicken pot-pie was always my go-to comfort food before I had children. Now with children, we need to be a bit more deconstructed in ingredients (although this week my eldest adores mushrooms…it won’t last). And this was certainly a find in the freezer. Bits of already diced chicken,…

Hearty chicken pie

This was a take on my previous chicken pot pie OBSESSION. Oh the halcyon days before my portion control and when we had 2 dishes just for the OH and me. But now we have to share a much bigger pie dish. This version was packed with veggies at the request of our eldest, a…

What a day for pie

I do just adore comfort food and sometimes this can only be found in the simple pleasure of a freshly baked savoury pie. I have created a new board on my Pinterest called ‘Vintage Savoury Pie’ which I hope will provide you all with some inspiration for your own creature comfort pie-making and remind you…

Key Lime Pie – my favourite way

I often muse over whether I would be a person who took a lot of photos of my food – the general opinion is everyone posts too many food photos in this technical age, so to buck the trend descriptive words should do all the action and let imagination take over. Let’s face it; a…

David Mamet quote

“We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.” ― David Mamet, Boston Marriage