1. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Frico – Cheese and Potato Pie from Friuli Venezia Giulia

    It is practically a cheese pie with potatoes and/or onions, sometimes speck is also added and is a typical regional recipe from Friuli Venezia Giulia, a region in north-east Italy, whose capital is Trieste. The consistency of Frico is soft, warm and stringy inside. There are two versions of...
  2. murphyscreek

    Recipe Steak and Kidney Pie With a Blue Cheese Crust

    Ingredients for Filling 800g chuck steak and kidney (50/50 cut in to large pieces) 1 large brown onion (chopped) 1 large carrot (chopped) 2 stalks of rosemary, leaves stripped off and chopped 6-7 sprigs thyme (tied in to a bundle with one of the sprigs) 2 cups beef stock 2 tbsp tomato paste 2...
  3. ElizabethB

    Recipe Crawfish Pie

    My wonderful Brother shared his recipe with me. The note and comments are his. I did not change the chronology of his steps. Courtesy of RonB Note: The measurements are a rough estimate. I always cook to what looks and taste right and don't strictly measure. INGREDIENTS Frozen Pet Ritz...
  4. ScandiBrit

    Pie Press or Moulds

    Hi Does anyone here use pie moulds for making smaller pies, meaning the sort of hand size take away size pies? Thanks Rich
  5. ScandiBrit

    Pie Pastry

    Hi I use a simple pie pastry of flour, margerine and butter and often struggle to roll it out in any large size without it crumbling. I am unsure of its technique, more water or both of these - - plus some more?! Amounts are about 300g flour, 75g of margerine, 75 g butter, but of salt, few...
  6. ScandiBrit

    Meat Pie Making

    Hi Maybe more for the Brits, Kiwis or Ozzys but I would like to make some smaller hand size pies (meat, S&K etc) but am unsure of how the smaller pies are moulded. Has anyone done this before? Rich
  7. Wyshiepoo

    What size pie dish?

    Does anyone know of a way to calculate what size pie dish would be needed? Most recipes are helpful and specify 9" 20cm whatever. But some just say "whack it in a pie dish." Guesstimating doesn't always work and I find I have another half pies worth of filling left over. Or at the opposite end...
  8. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Apple and Parma Ham Pies with Asiago and Honey

    Serves 4, Preparation time 10 mins, Cooking time 15 – 20 mins Puff pastry sheets, 1 Parma ham 120 g Asiago fresh cheese (not the aged one), to taste Apple, 3 Chestnuts honey, to taste 1 egg 1 lemon Bread crumbs, a handful Method Preheat the oven to 180 C. Remove the puff pastry from the...
  9. rascal

    Bacon and egg pie

    We are staying at a house across the road from a beach for a few days tomorrow, I'm making a bacon and egg pie, there are two thoughts here, with or without tomato. I put pastry on the bottom, then prick it, about 18 eggs spread around the pastry, then bacon spread over the top, then tomato...
  10. ElizabethB

    Recipe Buttermilk Pecan Pie

    A couple of years ago I went on a Girl's Trip with my mother and two sisters. We drove to Arkansas staying off of the interstate, stopping at flea markets, junk shops and garage sales. We had no itinerary other than a lunch tour of P. Allen Smith's Moss Mountain Farm. Smith has 3 different...
  11. Mountain Cat

    Recipe Irish Shepherd's Pie

    For many people, shepherd’s pie is comfort food, something they grew up with, which reminds them of home cooking: A mom somewhere making a weekly or possibly every other week’s dish. Often it was served with ground beef (here in America, at any rate), without a clue towards nomenclature. My...
  12. rascal

    Shepherds pie for dinner

    So we had roast lamb last night, I had a sammy earlier and making a pie for later, pics to follow. Lamb,onions,carrots, parsnip tomato sauce and Worcester sauce. Topped with creamy cheesy mash spud. I grew up with this food, I still remember turning the steel grinder. Russ
  13. ScandiBrit

    Pies and Pies!

    [Mod.Edit: Thread moved to Meat, Poultry and Game section] Hi all Where do I post my pie questions? I am wanting to really develop my pie making, especially homemade meat pies. Rich
  14. C

    Recipe Apple-Pecan Upside-Down Pie

    Let's get real here. We need more sweet recipes. Who are we kidding? lol And what could be more sweeter than a take on my favorite pie, pecan. Apple-Pecan Upside-Down Pie Crust: 3 cups all purpose flour, sifted 1 tsp. salt 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter 6 TB. (about) cold water Topping: 3/4...
  15. TastyReuben

    Recipe Pork-And-Apple Pie

    Pork-And-Apple Pie Makes one 8"-9" pie Ingredients 2 lbs pork tenderloin, cut into 1/2 inch pieces Salt and pepper to season the pork 2 tablespoons butter, divided 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 large onion, quartered and thinly sliced 2 cups potatoes, peeled and sliced 1/4...
  16. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Indian Potato Pie (Revisited)

    Over the years, we find that we edit and modify recipes, change little things along the way and simplify cooking and this is one of those recipes. We have adapted it to our tastes, and cooking requirements and finally have something we not simply like, but love. Ingredients 1 onion, finely...
  17. M

    Chicken, mushroom and leek pie

    hi all, looking for some advice on making a pie with leftover chicken. I have a decent idea of what i want. Thinking to fry some leeks and mushrooms in oil (want to keep it dairy free so not butter), then add some thyme then flour and stock and a bit of soya cream. Then want to use shortcrust...
  18. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe "Married Potatoes" pie

    Married Potatoes, in Italian “Patate Maritate”, a tasty potato pie from Abruzzo – a region in Central Italy. Serves 4, Preparation time 20 mins, Cooking time 50-60 mins 1 kg potatoes fresh parsley, a bunch a peeled garlic clove salt and ground black pepper to taste 250 g. smoked Scamorza...
  19. C

    Pumpkin Pie Spice

    Hard to believe, but it is getting to be that time of year when everything seems to be flavored with Pumpkin Pie Spices. I have never been much of a fan of the spice blend, but I just read an article in one of my cooking mag. that lists the 5 major ingredients and how good they are for you. So...
  20. Indian Potato Pie

    Indian Potato Pie

    All wrapped up and ready to cook
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