Good Old-Fashioned Pies & Stews (Hardcover)
A delicious collection of great British pies and stews from the National Trust, this new edition has been updated and expanded to include more mouthwatering colour photography.A delicious collection of great British pies and stews from the National Trust, this new edition has been updated and expanded to include more mouthwatering colour photography.Delicious, slow-cooked ingredients simmering in the cooking pot or inside a homemade pastry crust are among life's greatest simple pleasures.Easy and economical, pies and stews are simple to make and can be thrown together in minutes, making a filling and nutritious meal that can be left to cook gently while you get on with the rest of your day. The ultimate comfort food, they make good use of inexpensive cuts of meat and are very versatile – ingredients can be altered or added depending on the season, mood or whatever is to hand in the cupboard.Laura Mason presents a selection of quality recipes for every palate, including beef, veal, lamb, pork, chicken (of course), game, fish and vegetables. From Lancashire Hotpot, Lamb Casserole and Chicken Pie to luxury Fish Pie with Potato Topping and Irish Stew with Dumplings, there is something here for everyone, whatever the occasion.
Laura Mason was raised on a farm in Upper Wharfedale, Yorkshire. A highly respected food historian, her books include Good Old-Fashioned Roasts, The National Trust Farmhouse Cookbook and The National Trust Complete Country Cookbook (all published by National Trust Books).
"Recommended for cooks who enjoy rustic, historical recipes." —Library Journal