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[Sun 11 Mar 2012] British Pie Week

Discussion in 'Events' started by Withnail, Mar 4, 2012.

  1. speak65

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    Best and easiest pie in my repertoire that I will share.

    Packet of rolled out puff pastry (cos life is just too short to make puff pastry).
    Lay it out and place 2 or 3 salmon fillets along the middle.
    Spread a pack or 2 of boursin over the salmon.
    Fold up the pastry and seal, and brush with milk.
    Into oven 20-30 minutes on medium heat.

    Looks like you made an awful lot more effort than you actually did, and is even better cold the following day.

    Nom nom nom
     
  2. Withnail

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    Apple pie and custard...

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    :pie:
     
  3. Stafford Dunc

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    At The risk of offending all you Pie Purists , Two words ..........................Fray Bentos
     
  4. Withnail

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    Steak and kidney at lunchtime. :)
     
  5. Chick

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    My free pies & beer from O2 priority moments arrived this evening. Great timing :)
     
  6. andy w

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    Really is a guilty pleasure, you know you shouldn't eat one and it's best not imagine what goes into one, but they are really tasty esp. with a tin of beans.
     
  7. Withnail

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    I remember seeing Fray Bentos on a signpost in Argentina about a million years ago - i had no idea it was an actual place (in Uruguay as it happens) until then.

    I don't think they are actually made in Fray Bentos any more, but it is worth looking into the history of the place - if you have a spare moment - the whole place was set up as a supply-chain/making/packing/loading/shipping port of the pie.
     
  8. andy w

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    Large Steak and Kidney pie tonight bought from Bev's bakery from todays farmers market. Split with my wife and served up with chips and mushy peas. Nice shortcrust pastry and plenty of meat and gravy filling. Seriosly filling for two and excellant value at £4.70
     
  9. Gramaisc

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    Sorry to hear that - still, at least you had a pie to console you.

    Plenty more fish in the sea.
     
  10. andy w

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    As long as there's chips to go with them
     
  11. Withnail

    Withnail Well-Known Forumite

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    Today is the only day this week that no pie has passed between my lips - very poor form.

    Luckily i had a two-pie day earlier in the week so i still have a pie-a-day average.

    All to play for tomorrow...
     
  12. andy w

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    I take it that British Pie week ends tomorrow. Somehow I don't think the British Salad week will be as popular on here though
     
  13. Gramaisc

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    Good man - chin up.
     
  14. Withnail

    Withnail Well-Known Forumite

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    Indeed, one more day of pie-week-pastry-based participation.

    Not to say, or encourage, a subsequent pie-abstinence should ensue, but pie week draws to a close by close of play tomorrow.

    Whilst salad week may not be as popular, one can't help but think that it may be a necessary antidote to such a surfeit.
     
  15. Gramaisc

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    Is there a National Lamprey Week?
     
  16. andy w

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    Now British Working Class Salad week would be worth having!
     
  17. Gramaisc

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    That might be a bit ambitious - how about a regional trial?

    Scottish Salad Week?
     
  18. andy w

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    Deep fried lettuce?
     
  19. Withnail

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    Bizarre as it may sound, i did consider adding a 'surfeit of lamprey' caveat...
     
  20. age'd parent

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    Having been in wales for the last 4 days, various pies, cornish and welsh pasties have been warmed on the camp fires of an evening, such that I have lost count, however I feel that the wife and I have done our duty in pie week.
     

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