Chicken pot pie with winter vegetables. winter vegetables are cooked in a dairy-free gravy and topped with a flaky buttery crust. Perfect comfort food.
I love pies, not sweet ones, savory ones. When I was asked to review the new Dinner Pies cookbook I thought, this is right up my alley. Being British you may know that we love our savory pies and I’ll take a hearty, comforting savory pie over dessert pie anytime. In my eyes, this book is a pie lovers dream and with over 100 recipes, it took me a while to decide which pie to make for this review. I think I chose the right pie and what impressed me most is the flaky crust. I make my pie crust in the same way, but this recipe makes this dough almost puff pastry-like. I could actually see flaky layers, very impressive. As far as the filling, also spot on. With the addition of the winter vegetables, this pie is a meal in itself. The sauce is thick and creamy without the need for cream (which is how I prefer it).
This is the perfect time of year for pies. I mean, what’s more comforting that sitting in front of a blazing fire with a steaming plate of pie? Dinner Pies has every variation on a savory pie you can think of. As the cover states “From Shepherd’s pies and pot pies to turnovers, quiches, hand pies and more, is there anything left?
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I love Ken Haedrich’s recipe writing style because I like details when I’m following a recipe. Directions and even the ingredients are concise and that is important when following a recipe because there’s nothing worse that a minor detail being omitted, it can make or break a dish. Now, this is a review and all opinions are my own and want to give you some things that I don’t like about this cookbook, but I can’t. From the touching and humorous dedication to his wife to how easy and delicious this pot pie turned out, I’d say with 12 cookbooks under his belt, Ken has another winner winner dinner pies dinner. If you’re ready to purchase a copy of the cookbook for yourself, you can find it on Amazon, click here.
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