Category: Savoury Pastry


Cornish Pasties

Pasties are semi-circular hand pies with a distinctive crimped edge. Today they are sold in British train stations with a range of fillings....

Hot Water Crust Pastry

Hot water crust pastry is the most forgiving type of pastry. It doesn’t judge you by your experience and even when you fail, it allows you to...

Sweet lamb pie

The sweet lamb pie from Eliza Smith’s The Compleat Housewife is a good example of the old style of flavouring food using sweet, sour and savoury in...

The Chicken Pie

I make this pretty much every time I go to cook for someone in need of cheering up. There’s something about a chicken pie that makes everyone...