The Hairy Bikers' Perfect Pies

The Hairy Bikers' Perfect Pies

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This is the definitive Pie Bible from the Kings of Pie, The Hairy Bikers. In their culinary homecoming, Si and Dave celebrate a dish close to their hearts. This beautifully illustrated cookbook brings together the Great British classic in 120 brand-new recipes. Featuring an extraordinary range of pies - from the sweet and savoury, deep and small, and to the pies that are puddings - The Hairy Bikers will inspire you to coo and share the mighty dish with the ones you love. With top tips on pastry, the failsafe methods, the secrets and the cheats, the boys will teach you how to decorate your pie and how to choose the right type of pastry and filling for any occasion. Learn the ten rules of pastry making and how to add the right pickles, relishes and sauces to make your pie an unforgettable dish. And of course, how to make the most of those little left over bits and turn them into delicious cheese straws, jam tarts and turnovers. This is a heart-warming, delicious and nostalgic recipe book that can be enjoyed by families, friends and fans of the nation's favourite more

Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 208 x 254 x 42mm | 1,459.98g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0297863258
  • 9780297863250
  • 29,021

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They [Hairy Bikers] know their pies... This is a comprehensive book with notes on ingredients and techniques that are great for beginners METRO There are more than 140 drool-inducing recipes bubbling out of this book like steaming filling escaping through a gap in the pastry. Not only are the recipes easy to follow and delicious they also enjoy a garnish of Si and Dave's humour and nostalgic musings for good measure. BBC COUNTRYFILE There's nothing quite so comforting as a really well-made pie. From classic favourites to new combinations, the BBC's Hairy Bikers have got it covered. -- Sally Hughes BBC GOOD FOOD This cheerful collection of recipes includes double crust, open tarts, raised pies and sweet pies. -- Vanessa Berridge DAILY EXPRESS Even if you're not a cookery fan, the pair's enthusiasm for unpretentious, tasty, filling foodmakes for feel-good viewing, and that enthusiasm shines through the pages of Perfect Pies. CARAVAN CLUB MAGAZINE The definitive Pie Bible from the Kings of Pie. WESTERN MORNING NEWS This beautifully illustrated book brings together the British classic in 150 new recipes... the Hairy Bikers will inspire you to coo and share the mighty dish with the ones you love. Press & Journal (Highland & Islands) This beautifully illustrated cookbook features an extraordinary range of pies, both sweet and savoury. LYTHAM ST ANNES EXPRESS A bible of the pie-maker's art, including sweet and savoury fillings, classic flavours and contemporary twists, plus tips for turning out the perfect crust BBC GOOD FOOD MAGAZINEshow more

About Dave Myers

With their unique blend of tasty recipes, cheeky humour and irresistible enthusiasm, the Hairy Bikers have become Britain's favourite food heroes. Born and bred in Barrow-in-Furness, Dave Myers' versatile skills have taken him to some unusual places. He worked in a steelworks as a student, to finance his studies in Fine Arts, and later joined the BBC as a make-up artist, specialising in prosthetics. Si King hails from North East England and is a big, blond bearded biker with an infectious laugh. He worked for many years as an Assistant Director and Locations Manager for film and television, including the Harry Potter films. Si and Dave met on the set of a TV drama in 1995 and have been cooking and riding together ever since. They have now written over 20 cookbooks, including Chicken & Egg, Mums Know Best, Bakeation, Meat Feasts and 12 Days of Christmas. In 2012, the boys shed more than six stone between them on The Hairy Dieters: How to Love Food and Love Weight. They have also created a range of low-fat sauces (available in Asda and Ocado), launched an online subscription-based weight-loss club, The Hairy Bikers' Diet Club, and published an acclaimed autobiography, Blood, Sweat & Tyres. more

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They [Hairy Bikers] know their pies... This is a comprehensive book with notes on ingredients and techniques that are great for beginners METROshow more