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Octopus Publishing Group, Sep 1, 2006 - Cooking - 191 pages
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From English “pie and a pint” to American apple pie, everybody loves it! Here is the story of pie—along with the secrets of how to make it—told in irresistible recipes and fantastic photos. First, take a bite of pie history, starting with the first order in a 9th-century French abbey for goose and chicken pies; meet the piemakers; and witness the luscious innovations. Then master the basic art of pastrymaking and learn how to transform even the most frugal vegetable filling into a luxuriant creation with elaborate curves and flutings. Bake Raised Pork Pie, portable pasties for picnics, Christmas mince pies, a succulent pear and nut pie, the ultimate deep cherry pie, and more.

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User Review  - Elizabeth Reid - Goodreads

I am a dismal failure when it comes to pie crust. I opted for this book because I hoped it could help me with my (lack of) pie-making skills. I was blown away by this cookbook! While the oodles of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carmen - Goodreads

This is such a great book on pies. So many beautiful pictures to inspire one to break out the rolling pin. It includes recipes for both sweet and savory pies. A great gift to give upon entering this the pie-making season. Nice book to curl up to.. Read full review

About the author (2006)

Angela Boggiano is a food writer and author. She was food editor of several national women's magazines before embarking on a solo career. In recent years she has traveled throughout Italy, collecting regional recipes and indulging her passion for Italian food.

Craig Robertson is the author of Song of Gondwana.

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