Pieminister Blog

#LittleActsofPieness Since the start of June we’ve been inviting community-spirited people to apply for free pies for good causes.  These random acts of kindness (or Little Acts of Pie-ness) are helping raise funds for good causes and making people smile. We originally pledged to give away more than 10,000 surplus pies over the summer. And we’ve already donated over 8000 – in the first month! read more …

A whole week devoted to pies. What’s not to love? British Pie Week is the excuse you’ve been looking for to devour a pie or two and we’ve got no less than 15 pastried delights to sink your teeth into. As well as five Vegetarian Society Approved pies, including the yet undisclosed winner of our meat free recipe read more …

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It’s Apple Day this Sunday –  the perfect excuse to drink cider, mull some spiced apple juice….or make an Apple & Blackberry Canoodle! There are quite a few apple-y recipes in our cookbook A Pie for All Seasons but this is the only one with  a reference to  good old-fashioned a-kissin ‘n a-cuddling in the title, so here it is. *Caro’s read more …

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Is this Prince’s favourite pie?  According to PETA, pocket-sized popster Prince is one of the world’s sexiest vegetarians.  And as a fan of the colour purple we reckon he’d love this Aubergine-based strudel pie…. Do try it at home.  It’s National Vegetarian Week so what a perfect time to give it a go! (It’s just read more …

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One of the great things about Easter is that you can get all your friends and family together, but without the build up and pressures of Christmas. Most of the work for this sunny, zesty and classy pie can be done in advance…which means you can just chill out and enjoy yourself. Easter Lamb Pie Serves read more …

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If the festive season has left you feeling sluggish, glum and in a state of pie-bernation do not fear, we have rounded up some super foods to give your mood the little boost it needs to see you sailing through January with a smile on your face. Chicken Chicken is not only protein rich (essential read more …

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Leftovers Pie

Dec 26 2013

Perfect for Boxing Day, this recipe will neatly clear you out of turkey, the king of leftovers. If you have used other fowl, such as goose, pheasant of swan (if you’re reading this, your Majesty), then feel free to pie them up.   Serves 6 500g leftover cooked turkey 300g leftover cooked ham About 300g read more …

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