The pastry used in this pie recipe is hot water crust pastry, which is a direct descendant of "coffer" paste that was used to encase and protect meat whilst it cooked centuries ago – the pies then being called “coffyns”.
Pies, Simple Simon Met a Pieman ~ Raised Chicken and Ham Pie
This Chicken Bacon Swiss Spaghetti Pizza is perfect for a night in or a night with friends. A pasta crust spiked with Swiss cheese is the base of this masterpiece. Topped with bacon, chicken, mushrooms and onions which have all been cooked in rendered bacon fat, the entire pie is sprinkled with a generous amount of even more Swiss cheese. #chicken #bacon #swiss #spaghetti #pizza