British Pie Week Blog

We bring you all the latest news, most interesting facts and historical knowledge on the British pie. From traditional feasts in the olden days featuring juicy meat pies, to fresh local pies from the local shop or delivered to your door welcoming you after a hard day at the office, every type of pie has a home here!

Pie Week Is Coming!

20 February 2024

Public Announcement – Mark your calendars and loosen those belt buckles because Pie Week is nearly upon us! If you’re not already salivating at the mere thought of flaky pastry, savoury fillings, and sweet, sweet indulgence, then you are missing out on one of life’s greatest joys. Now, you might be wondering, “What exactly is…

Pastry in a case ready to be cooked with cheery compote about to be poured in

Perfecting the Pie Crust, Tips and Tricks for Flaky Perfection!

15 January 2024

Pie crust – the real hero of every pie. It’s the buttery, flaky base upon which sweet or savoury fillings are layered. The perfection of a pie crust is an art form that has been passed down through generations, and today, we’re going to talk about the secrets, techniques, and tips to help you master…

Pie with a coffee which is being poured. All sat on a wooden table.

Pie Pairings: The Perfect Drinks for Your Favourite Pies

15 December 2023

Pies are undoubtedly one of the most versatile and beloved dishes around the world. Whether you’re savouring a warm slice of apple pie or indulging in a savoury Steak and Ale, there’s a pie for everyone. How about considering the perfect beverage to elevate your pie to the next level? We’ll explore the art of…

3 pies placed on a table covered with a decorative table cloth

Pie-tastic Adventures – Unusual Pie Fillings

15 November 2023

Pie lovers, prepare yourselves for an adventure like no other. We’re about to dive fork-first into the world of unusual pie fillings that will leave you both intrigued and maybe a little hungry. Pies aren’t just about steak or apple anymore; we’re talking about flavours that’ll make your taste buds water and your eyebrows raise.…

Selection of sweet & savoury pies in a bakery window

The Great Debate Between Sweet & Savoury Pies

15 October 2023

The age-old debate of sweet pies versus savoury pies has been tantalising taste buds for generations. As comfort food classics, pies have found a special place in our hearts and on our plates. But which shall win? The heart warming embrace of a savoury pie or the delightful indulgence of a sweet one? In this…

A selection of freshly baked pies

Air Fryer Magic: A Delightful Journey To Baking Your Favourite Pie

15 September 2023

A classic Steak and Ale pie is British gold. Pies with a flaky crust and rich fillings have been a culinary masterpiece for centuries. Here is an idea, how about we take this to a whole new level of deliciousness? Introducing the air fryer, a kitchen gadget which has revolutionised home cooking. Who doesn’t love…

Selection of pies in wooden boxes ready to be sold.

A Culinary Adventure: Exploring Pies From Around The World

23 August 2023

Pies have been a beloved culinary creation for centuries, bringing together a perfect balance between flavours, textures and cultures. From sweet to savoury, flaky to crumbly, pies offer an endless array of possibilities which varies from country to country. Join us as we explore beloved pies from around the world and unravel secret ingredients and…

Lemon meringue pie with a piece of pie sliced out.

Pies to Cure your Sweet Tooth

31 July 2023

There’s nothing better than a sweet treat to top off your dinner, so we’ve put together a list of the most popular but also some of the most intriguing dessert pies that will be sure to get your grandma’s approval!  Mince Pies  Legend has it, Oliver Cromwell banned mince pies and even Christmas pudding in…

Chicken pie about to be served.

Good Ol’ Classic British Pies you can Still Buy Today!

12 June 2023

Pies – one of the major stamps that puts Britain on the food map! Whether you like it savoury or sweet, pies have been evolving since the Medieval times and you can still buy some of the top classics that we all know and love today.  From tupperware to our national dish (yes, you heard…