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British Pie Week

Discussion in 'suburban75' started by Maggot, Mar 5, 2018.

  1. Maggot

    Maggot MES missing message

    It's British Pie week. It's a great excuse for eating more pies (as if I needed one).

    British Pie Week

    Apparently it's also Spam appreciation week too, so you could have a Spam pie and kill 2 birds with one stone.

    What's your favourite pie? And which pies will you be eating this week?

  2. marty21

    marty21 One on one? You're crazy.

  3. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model funhouse thrills

  4. Epona

    Epona I am Hououin Kyouma

    Ah my goodness, any excuse for pie mesself - as long as it's savoury, I don't have much of a sweet tooth.

    I tend to go for the more traditional fillings - steak & ale, steak & kidney, or chicken.
  5. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model funhouse thrills

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  6. Epona

    Epona I am Hououin Kyouma

    Was just thinking in terms of stuff with pastry, but yes the entire family of potato-topped goodness is welcome in my house.
  7. marty21

    marty21 One on one? You're crazy.

    Surely it is time for these pie people to do something about #socalledpies , the ones with only a puff pastry top :mad:
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  8. cupid_stunt

    cupid_stunt & dyslexic cnut.

    World Pasty Championships winners included a U.S. bakery with a barbecue chicken creation made with sweet potato, courgette, red pepper, sweetcorn and pineapple.

    'tis wrong on so many levels, but in particular including pineapple - WTF? :mad:

    US bakery crowned pasty masters
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  9. Chilli.s

    Chilli.s Well-Known Member

    I will eat any pie.

    This week will be a steak and ale with stilton.
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  10. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist my world is fire and blood

    I had a mini pork pie earlier- it was dry and had no jelly in it. Hopefully better pies will be coming my way in the week
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  11. farmerbarleymow

    farmerbarleymow daft apeth

    Are you a puritan who has time travelled from the 16th century? :hmm:
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  12. Spymaster

    Spymaster Cockney Wanker

    Which, of course, are not pies.

    Filling-wise I think it’s hard to beat a well made, traditional steak and kidney or beef and onion pie.

    I do prefer steak and kidney pudding though but gooduns are getting increasingly hard to find. The only London restaurants that I’m aware of now with steak and kidney pudding on the menus are Rules (too dry), Porters (too crap), and Simpsons (too expensive).

    If anyone can point me in the direction of a decent S&KP elsewhere I’d be very grateful.
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  13. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist my world is fire and blood

    I prefer shortcrust on sides AND top but a pie with no sides or base of pastry is by definition not a pie. Its a small stew with a puff pastry lid
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  14. PippinTook

    PippinTook Well-Known Member

    Had a really delicious steak, mushroom and Guinness pie a few months ago
    It was fantastic.
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  15. Spymaster

    Spymaster Cockney Wanker

    I’m not sure we can allow Guinness as an ingredient on a British pie thread ;)
  16. Chilli.s

    Chilli.s Well-Known Member

    Guinness is produced within the British Isles, lets not get all flagy about it, food is too important.
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  17. neonwilderness

    neonwilderness What would Badgers do?


    I hope you’ll all be celebrating with proper pies. None of this pastry lid nonsense :mad:
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  18. Magnus McGinty

    Magnus McGinty Wh♂️

  19. PippinTook

    PippinTook Well-Known Member

    Oh....that's a real shame.... guess ye will just have to do without then... :D
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  20. gentlegreen

    gentlegreen Sproutarian.

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  21. Badgers

    Badgers Mr Big Shrimp!

  22. Chilli.s

    Chilli.s Well-Known Member

    That lid thing... it's a floater.
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  23. Saul Goodman

    Saul Goodman It's all good, man

    Beef Wellington, made with a filet mignon steak, with a mushroom, pepper and brandy sauce.
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  24. Stig

    Stig Bull in a china shop

    I very rarely eat pies, haven't had a pie for years. I shy away from the risk of inadequate pastry disappointment.
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  25. marty21

    marty21 One on one? You're crazy.

    There was a craze for pie sandwiches a few years ago, tried it, liked it , should try it again.
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  26. 5t3IIa

    5t3IIa Registered User

    What you do is try all the pies and sample all the pastry and if you get good stuff then that’s good but if not you’re still eating pastry :thumbs:
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  27. 8ball

    8ball I am Spasticus

    Mmmmm.... pie.

    That is all. :oops:
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  28. The39thStep

    The39thStep Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbour?

    Everyday fodder in Wigan
  29. 8ball

    8ball I am Spasticus

    Pie barm!
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  30. hash tag

    hash tag Pedicabo omnes

    In response to this, I have just looked at a fish pie recipe, there was no mention of an egg in it.
    Should fish pie have an egg or not?

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