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Any food such as a pie or tart whose crust is made of a baked dough or paste consisting primarily of flour, water and shortening.

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Melton Mowbray pork pie

Baked goods; Pastries

The Melton Mowbray pork pie is named after a town in Leicestershire. Melton pies became popular among fox hunters in the area during the late nineteenth century. Only pies made within a designated ...

meat and potato pie

Baked goods; Pastries

A pie filled with meat and potatoes, similar to a Cornish Pasty. They are typically eaten as take-aways, and are popular in Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Cumbria in Northern England. Of note, this ...

scotch pie

Baked goods; Pastries

A small, double-crust meat pie filled with minced mutton or other meat. It may also be known as a shell pie or a mince pie (although the latter term is ambiguous) to differentiate it from other ...

killie pie

Baked goods; Pastries

A type of pie sold at Rugby Park, the home ground of association football team Kilmarnock F. C. It is somewhat unique in that it is a steak pie and not a Scotch pie, the type of pie associated with ...

homity pie

Baked goods; Pastries

A traditional British open vegetable pie. The pastry case contains a filling of potatoes and an onion and leek mixture, which is then covered with cheese.

game pie

Baked goods; Pastries

A form of meat pie featuring game. The dish dates from Roman times when the main ingredients were wild birds and animals such as partridge, pheasant, deer, and hare. The pies reached their most ...

fish pie

Baked goods; Pastries

A traditional British dish. The pie is usually made with white fish (for example cod, haddock or halibut) in a white or béchamel sauce made using the milk the fish was poached in. Prawns and hard ...

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