Tag: Shortcrust Pastry

Desserts, Pies

Sussex Pie or Apple Pie the Sussex Way

It’s apple season again here in the UK and one recipe I always make at this time of year is Sussex Pie or Apple Pie the Sussex Way, a Sussex version of apple pie which is a very old recipe that seems to have been almost forgotten. I found it […]

Pastry, Desserts, Pies, Shortcrust Pastry

The Best Apple Pie

This week I am sharing with you my mother’s recipe for apple pie. For me this is the best apple pie recipe as it uses my mother’s rich shortcrust pastry made with lard. I also always bake this as she did on an old-fashioned enamel pie plate. The metal plate […]

Pastry, Shortcrust Pastry

Shortcrust Pastry With Lard

To make a good pie you need a light, crisp, buttery pastry. I use my mother’s rich shortcrust pastry with lard and butter recipe for all my pies, both sweet and savoury. She was a wonderful cook and the kitchen was always a place where we worked together and had […]