Cornish Pasty

  Have you ever met anyone who didn’t like a pasty? Probably not, why would you? Who hates pasties? They’re delicious, you can find all sorts of different fillings to suit your tastes, and they’re extremely portable, which make them a great lunch-on-the-run option. The word ‘pasty’ is an old one, an English adaptation of a French word basically meaning ‘filled pie’. It was once … Continue reading Cornish Pasty

Pork Pies

It’s the beginning of a new week, and most of us are trudging off to work again. In the middle of the day, we’ll sit down to a lunch that, if we’re lucky, will consist of something delicious and homemade, and if we’re not, will be a sad sandwich or cook-in-the-microwave instant soup. Time to break the rut with something slighly indulgent and highly portable, … Continue reading Pork Pies

Fish Pie

It’s snowing yet again where we are, and both the falling flakes and the plummeting temperatures have put me in the mood for some serious comfort food. And if there’s one thing the British do well, it’s homey comfort food. So, I cracked open my copy of the Complete Traditional recipe book and came upon a rather delicious recipe for seafood pie. This is delicious–like a … Continue reading Fish Pie