Pies, glorious pies

Pies, glorious pies

Pie recipes

Humble, comforting and totally scrumptious. Whether you prefer a pastry or potato top, tender chunks of meat or robust veggies, a pie is always a winner. Try these delicious recipes.

Fish pies

Fish pies

10 of the best fish pie recipes

Simple, satisfying (and don't forget sustainable) a good fish pie is one of the greatest comfort food recipes there are. Here are 10 of our favourite fish pies for you when our boat comes in.

Best veggie pies

Best veggie pies

Five great veggie pies

Tuck into these great vegetarian pies. The perfect meat-free comfort food.

  1. Spinach and feta filo pie
  2. Roast vegetable and houmous pie

Sweet pies

Sweet pies

Fruit pies

delicious. magazine have hand-picked the best fruit pie recipes. Cherry pies, apple pies, rhubarb and ginger pies, we've got them all.

  1. Apple and nutmeg custard pie
  2. Apple crumble tart

Winter pies

Winter pies

Winter pies

Perfect for family or friends, these winter pie recipes are hearty, nourishing fare that will warm your cockles in the cold, dark months. Choose from quick, vegetarian and cheap recipes.

Beef pies

Beef pies

Beef Wellington pie

This rich beef pie is made with mushrooms and Parma ham for a delicious savoury flavour. It can be frozen in advance.

  1. Beef, caramelised onion and ale pie
  2. Gingery beef and mushroom pie

Game pies

Game pies

Game pie

Bryn William's game recipe is a fabulous dinner party dish; the filling can be a selection of whatever you like. A mix of pheasant, venison and pigeon is a great combination.

  1. Old-fashioned pheasant pie with lemon and thyme stuffing balls

How-to

How-to

Shortcrust pastry

Shortcrust pastry is versatile and as it's a crumbly pastry with a high butter content it's ideal for pies, tarts and turnovers.

Gluten-free pastry

Gluten-free pastry

Gluten-free and nut-free shortcrust pastry

Good pastry can be tricky for food allergy and intolerance sufferers – but this recipe by Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne offers a simple solution.

Baking blind

Baking blind

Baking blind [beyk-ing blahynd]

Pastry is an art, and just as an artist prepares the canvas, so the pastry chef must prepare the pastry.

Pork pie

Pork pie

How to make pork pie

Pork pie is a classic British meat pie which is sold in varying sizes. While usually eaten cold, as a snack or part of a meal, it is an essential picnic item and a typically British savoury snack often enjoyed with a pint of bitter.

Pie

Pie

Pie by Angela Boggiano

Call us biased but we're salivating over the paperback publication of our food editor's homage to pies. The come-hither pastry cover is enough to make us weak at the knees, and then there's the content...

Flour

Flour

How to buy flour

Do you know your barley from your buckwheat? Coralie Dorman explains the different types of flour, including gluten-free.

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