Hot water crust ham and chicken raised pie

A friend says this is my Downton Abbey pie- so who am I to disagree:) You have to plan ahead – two days!!- but is so worth the planning. I haven't restyled the recipe because I basically followed the Lakeland magazine recipe. The very cute oval tin is new in the Lakeland store. As I…

Homity Pie

I came across this delicious pie in Paul Hoolywood's British Baking. In this book Paul takes some of his favourite regional bakes and indeed the book is organised by region. If I am totally honest – why wouldn't I be?- I have been less than overwhelmed with a few of the recipes chosen. I am…

What’s more American then cherry pie?

Pitting cherries is a chore- right? Wrong! Especially when the result is cherry pie and the sweet cherries are so cheap as to be a give away. I hate to pay nearly 50p for a (0ne!) lemon when I am back home in guernsey and know I have left trees groaning with lemons double the…