Cauliflower, Leek and Sage Pie from The Savvy Cook

Cauliflower, Leek and Sage Pie from The Savvy Cook

In my recent review of The Savvy Cook by Izy Hossack, I noted one of the signature recipes that caught my attention: Cauliflower, Leek, and Sage Pie. Izy says that from October through April, she wants warm comfort food. Instead of a traditional British Chicken and...
Rustic and Delicious Peach Crostata from Suzi

Rustic and Delicious Peach Crostata from Suzi

Beautiful? I think so, but it surely typifies “crostata.” Rustic, basic, more easily made than a latticed pie. Suzi and I go for a crostata at the end of weekend spent hiking or gardening. We always want to complete the weekend with a smashing dessert. Often our...
Borek from Turkish Delights

Borek from Turkish Delights

Suzi and I continue our grand tour of Turkey thanks to the recipes of Turkish Delights by John Gregory-Smith. Around the world, there is common love for a particular comfort food: pastry pockets filled with savory or sweet fillings. They can be called hand pies or...
Skillet Pie from Ken Haedrich

Skillet Pie from Ken Haedrich

Ken Haedrich has a fleet of wonderful cookbooks. His latest, Harvest Baker, is clearly the flagship, the best book he has ever written. And that, I assure you, is saying a great deal. This was the first recipe Suzi and I made from the book. We are cast iron fans, love...
On Summer Pies

On Summer Pies

In the summer, we take out Pie by Ken Haedrich, put it on the kitchen island, and check it out day by day. Ken has a recipe for All-Strawberry Pie calling for 4 cups of strawberries. The great thing about pie making is the flexibility of those fillings. We had a cup...