History of Pie - Pie History | The purpose of a pastry shell was mainly to serve as a baking dish, storage container, and serving vessel, and these are often too hard to actually eat. For hundreds of years, it was the only form of baking container used, meaning everything was a pie. The first pies, called "coffins" or "coffyns" (the word actually meant a basket or box) were savory meat pies with the crusts or pastry being tall, straight-sided with sealed-on floors and lids. [KEEP READING...]
What do you call a gluten-free Pumpkin Pie that's also a refined-sugar-free and dairy-free Pumpkin Pie? EASY! A Healthy Pumpkin Pie! This specific one could also be called The Best Healthy Pumpkin Pie in the history of Pies! Yes, seriously!
Wartime Recipes How we survived in a time of rationing 1939 – 1953 Welcome to Wartime Recipes - Potato Short Bread, Parsley Honey, Rhubarb Jam Without Sugar, Chestnut Soup, Carrot Cream Soup, ROCK BUNS, WARTIME MAYONNAISE,
Eel, Pie and Mash. Eel, pie and mash houses are bits of living history and are very much a London invention. The houses were a Victorian creation, though sellers had had stalls since the eighteenth century. Eels were very cheap and just swimming about in the River Thames.