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Pie! [Dec. 2nd, 2009|03:59 pm]
Douglas Spencer
I have taken my inspiration from pTerry's "Unseen Academicals", and I'm attempting to channel Glenda Sugarbean and make a Ploughman's Pie.

I've just put it in the oven.

However, it looks like the top crust was made by an Igor, and I have the awful suspicion that I have, in fact, been channeling Letitia Cropley.

We'll see what it tastes like when it emerges.

[User Picture]From: dougs
2009-12-02 08:02 pm (UTC)
From the book, we know that it's got both cheese and pickled onions in it. And that Glenda's peculiar skill is to ensure that the pickled onions are still crunchy -- which she manages by chilling them beforehand, and insulating them within a cheese wrapping while the pie is cooking.

As for my pie, it's got ham, apples, cheese and pickled onions in it. And a pastry case and a pastry top.

I'll try to do a photo, inside and out, later.
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