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The Little Book of Pies  by Marika Gauci


Marika Gauci of London’s unique home cookery school, Marika’s Kitchen, takes the fear out of pastry with simple, foolproof recipes, and shows how to crimp, lattice or plait your pies for a perfect finish, plus how to store and reheat them so that not a crumb goes to waste.


Comforting classics include Hearty Steak & Guinness and warming Chicken, Leek & Bacon; seasonal treats include perfect Minute Picnic Pasties and cheats’ Porky Pies; plus there are Mediterranean-inspired twists on the classics such as mouth-watering Italian Sausage & Pesto, fragrant Lamb, Lemon & Oregano and a unique Turkish Breakfast Pie.


Sweet recipes include deep Cherry and Apple pies, portion-controlled Honey & Walnut 3-Bite Tartlets and a smooth Chocolate, Date & Ginger Tart.Pies rule!


They look good, taste good and this gem of a cookbook will have you baking glorious golden-topped pies in your oven in no time.




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