Author and renowned pie artist Helen Nugent pulls back the curtain and demonstrates how you can bake yourself professional pies from the comfort of your own home, regardless of your skill level.
Each chapter of the book focuses on a different element of pie-making and decorating, and each recipe – be it sweet or savoury – has been carefully chosen. Many of the recipes are ones that Helen has been perfecting over the years, making them tried and tested crowd-pleasers.
Pie Style presents over 40 recipes spread across seven chapters, each of which are dedicated to different styles of pie. Get inspired by the great outdoors with recipes like Winter’s Evening Mini Tourieres, Blistered Tomato Galette and Sunflower Rum Raisin-Apple Pie. Or, if you fancy something more contemporary, the 'Modern Motifs' chapter has got you covered, with each recipe taking its cue from modern designs across the 20th Century. There’s also a whole chapter dedicated to celebration pies and, once you’re feeling confident, why not work your way through the wonderfully over-the-top collection of pies in the 'Next-Level Pies' chapter, where each one is designed to push the limits of your decorating talents.
Many people are scared of pasty but there is no need to be. There are no rules here; a point that Helen states herself. Not only does she recommend getting a feel for the different techniques and figuring out what works best for you, she also encourages creativity and experimentation. Whether it be mixing up pie fillings or scaling back on decorations, she drives home the notion that anything is possible.
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