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Bespoke pies?!?

Discussion in 'Lifestyle, Health & Diet' started by Andreas Rex, Sep 28, 2006.

  1. Biggin

    Biggin Honourary Staffordian

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    No Stafford Pies, but I once put Rabbit Kebabs on the BBQ, whom were allegedly once residents of Stafford Castle. You got to mince the rabbit meat, mix with Onions, garlic, Scotch Bonnet Chilli's and fresh grated ginger. Mould them onto a big wooden skewer and 8 mins on the barby.

    Rabbit is traditional stafford food and I reckon since we have the marshes, staffordian forefathers would most likely have eaten grebes, duck and possibly krayfish and quail.

    I once spent time researching staffordshire recipes in the William Salt Library and there doesn't seem to be anything that stands out as individual to stafford. Maybe we could ask Ray Mears and Gordon ramsay to visit us and create one.
     
  2. gota quid

    gota quid sir dog of doggington

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    Great british menu bbc has been serving pie again, this is now the second pie main course.
     
  3. victoriab

    victoriab victoriaboyle.co.uk

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    That program! It would be enjoyable if it wasn't full of pretentious idiots! The judges are so irritating!
     
  4. Andreas Rex

    Andreas Rex Banned for smiling

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    Stargazey pie looks great (if you were to do it like that geezer on Great British Menu did...use Langoustine or whatever he did instead of fresh Pilchards).

    I was watching Saturday Kitchen at the wockenende, and one of the guests was cooking whole fresh Salmon in a fish kettle. The presenter then told you how to cook fish, in a fish kettle, IN THE DISHWASHER! He added that you shouldn't put the tablet in. I think we should create a 'White goods cookbook'. Every recipe has to be possible in a normal kitchen appliance other than the cooker/mike/etc. I'd be very interested if anyone can create a successful dish using only a tumble drier.
     
  5. gota quid

    gota quid sir dog of doggington

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    jacket potato?

    pop corn?

    or turn it the other way round and make candy floss
     
  6. Andreas Rex

    Andreas Rex Banned for smiling

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    That's your answer to everything mate :haw:
     
  7. Sofa

    Sofa I'm a Staffooooooordian

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  8. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    This has "stafford pies" in the tags - 'pies' must mean something else in Polish!

    I have a feeling it might be 'dogs'.
     
  9. db

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  10. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    Apparently todays pie is cherry and almond tart, where's the meat?
     
  11. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    I don't like cherries or almonds - and don't call me 'tart'!..
     
  12. Andreas Rex

    Andreas Rex Banned for smiling

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    The man who inspired this thread is about to open a stall on Stafford Market! Tiggy's Bakery will be on the back wall, to the left of Lowndes Fruit & Veg.

    Their pork pies are excellent (traditional pork; chilli & garlic; pork & black pud etc), their sausage rolls are much better than most others available in town (high meat content, lovely pastry, well seasoned), their scotch eggs are gorgeous (also available in chilli & garlic, black pud etc) and the freshly baked rolls and loaves are fantastic. I suspect there will be lot more on offer...these are just the products which they sell in The Railway on a Friday night.

    I would imagine that the stall will be open within the next week as the sign is up and the counter's in place. I think they'll do very well indeed.

    :pie: :up:
     
  13. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    I've eaten several of their items, usually from pubs when they bring them round. The ones in the Kings Arms always seemed to sell out immediately! I especially liked the pork pie with stuffing in, will def be visiting them.
     
  14. Andreas Rex

    Andreas Rex Banned for smiling

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    Yeah it's the same in The Railway too. As soon as they walk in a queue forms...if you're not quick you're lucky if there's anything left at all.

    Yeah they're my favourite ones too. Good to see new stalls opening up on the market. This should probably be in the 'Stafford Chat' thread so I might start a new one and put the whole menu up when I next see Mr Tiggy.

    edit: added thread in 'Stafford Chat' - here.
     
  15. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    Good plan. As you say, nice to see new stalls. I was in the market last week and its looking pretty bleak in the food area :(
     
  16. Theorum

    Theorum Old Skool Vet

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    Give me minted lamb...no now ..I want minted lamb NOW!!!!!!!
     
  17. John Marwood

    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    Pie chart
     
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    Withnail Well-Known Forumite

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    So that is where all the pies went - i had wondered what happened to them.
     
  19. John Marwood

    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    Lickle boned
     
  20. Trumpet

    Trumpet Well-Known Forumite

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    Mrs Trumpets chicken, leek & bacon pie is awesome! I should be a right porker by rights.
     

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