For the Love of Pie

As the leaves change colours and the temperature dips, nothing is better than tucking into a steaming hot pie, except maybe enjoying a delicious pie for dessert. Pie is comfort food at its very best and today we celebrate the humble pie. Whether you prefer your pies savoury or sweet, pie, and all its variations, is a favourite for many.

Food Hall @ Harrods | London, England

Photo: Adelina Wong

Savory Pies

Chicken Pot Pie

Mmm... chicken pot pie!

Photo: Jeffrey W

This classic comfort food pairs creamy chicken with delicious fall vegetables and a flaky pie crust. Add in whatever vegetables you have on hand and it is a great way of using up leftovers. A warm hug on a cold day.

Bacon and Egg Pie

Photo: Bunny Eats Design

Photo: Bunny Eats Design

Typically found on the tables of Australians and New Zealanders, bacon and egg pie is sure to become a crowd favorite. You can enjoy it hot or cold, but there is nothing like breakfast for dinner.

Fish Pie

Fish Pie

Photo: TummyRumble

It’s a seafood lover’s paradise with this fish pie that is full of surprises from the sea. Delicate flakes of fish fillets are mixed into a creamy sauce, all baked inside a flaky crust. This is a great way of using up leftover fish and any vegetables that you have in your pantry.

Tourtière

Tourtiere

Photo: Christine Rondeau

Hailing from French Canada, this pie is made with minced meat, usually pork. What makes it unique is the spice mixture and the tomato sauce that is usually served with it. While normally enjoyed during Christmas time, this pie is sure to become a favorite all year round.

Steak and Mushroom Pie

Steak and mushroom pie

Photo: Jeremy Keith

Delicious beef, hearty vegetables and a flavorful gravy is what makes this pie memorable. Large chunks of beef are cooked tender in a savory sauce all wrapped inside a flaky crust. A classic rich and satisfying British pie, it is sure to warm you up from the inside out.

Sweet Pies

Apple Pie

Thanksgiving Baking

Photo: Lisa Clarke

One of our team members made this pie over the weekend and declared it the best apple pie recipe ever The smell of this pie baking in your oven will set your mouth watering. Enjoy while it’s still warm with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream. Give it a try and let us know what you think.

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie Slice

Photo: The Culinary Geek

Thanksgiving is coming and pumpkin pie will be gracing the tables of many. The smooth pumpkin puree (none of that canned stuff) with a flaky delicate crust is the perfect combination. Top it off with a scoop of freshly whipped cream and you have the perfect way to end your Thanksgiving dinner.

Lemon Meringue Pie

mum's lemon meringue pie

Photo: jules:stonesoup

A flaky crust, a tart lemon curd filling and a fluffy meringue to top it all off is what makes this sweet treat special. While the individual components may take a while to make, they come together quickly for a great dessert.

Sweet Potato Pie

Photo: Spoon Fork Bacon

Photo: Spoon Fork Bacon

Sweet potato a pie? For dessert? Yes, and it’s delicious. A sweet potato pie is a great alternative to the pumpkin pie during the holidays. The sweet potato, while sweet in itself, is turned into a dessert by the addition of condensed milk and mixed together with a mix of fragrant spices.

Pecan Pie

Bourbon-Pecan Pie

Photo: Regan Jones

Nutty, chewy, slightly gooey and decadent. The pecan pie goes hand in hand with the holiday season. Dress it up with chocolate and a variety of liquors to enjoy it in its simplest form. Either way, nothing says more about the holidays than a pecan pie.

Want pie on the go? Turn your favourite pie recipe into a hand pie for an on the go snack. Cut out your pie dough into squares, circles or shapes, fill them, and seal them tightly. Remember to cut a few vents to prevent them from exploding.

What is your favorite pie flavor?

2 Comments

  1. Adriel
    October 9, 2013 @ 3:33 pm

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    • Fine Choice Foods Editors
      October 9, 2013 @ 3:34 pm

      Thanks Adriel 🙂

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