Why does it always have to be lemon meringue pie?


It’s always lemon meringue pie, why is it always lemon meringue pie? Don’t get me wrong, I love lemon meringue pie to bits.

I’m not as obsessive as Nigel Slater and his step mother in Toast (brilliantly depicted by Helena Bonham Carter and Freddie Highmore) who memorably pitted themselves against each other making magnificent [Read on...]

Recipe: mini chicken and leek pie


The perfect recipe for left over roast chicken that you can make inside 30 minutes. The nights are drawing in and it’s that comfort food time of year again. [Read on...]

Recipe: peanut butter and jelly parcels


The perfect kids’ tea time baking project – let them mess about with puff pastry while you get the dinner on. [Read on...]

Recipe: sausage and lentil mini pies


Ever since I made my steak and kidney mini pies in a 12 hole cupcake tin, I’ve been wondering if I could go smaller.

A home made bite size snack pie.

We see mini pies in supermarket party canape ranges often but rarely would we make them [Read on...]

Recipe: steak and kidney mini pies


and in particular the little pies on the cover. Using a 12 hole muffin tin they’re the dimensions of little pork pies and it amazes me it’s never occurred to me before to use the same tin for pies. [Read on...]

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