It’s got to be up there with Afternoon Tea Week as the most British of the food-related celebrations – British Pie Week.
From apple pie to steak and ale, chicken and leek to lemon meringue – there’s a pie for every occasion! Check out our ‘British Pie Week’ Pinterest board for inspiration and pie recipes.
So you’re ready to hit the kitchen and make pie for dinner – do you have the right kitchenware to make your favourites? Here’s a little peek at some of the more specialist pie-making tools you might need.
Crusty Bake Deep Pie Tin – £6.75
Perforations along the base and sides remove moisture to create a golden-brown, crisp crust
Game Pie Tin – £12.49
Side walls lift away to release the pie without damaging the edges
Heart-Shaped Pie Mould – £3.99
Make individual pies and turnovers easily
Silicone Pie Weights – £7.99
Blind bake pastry with a connected chain of weights – much easier than baking beans
Beech Pork Pie Dolly – £9.99
For making hand-raised pies with a hot water crust
Happy Pie Making!
Roast chicken, ham and leek pie image from delicious magazine