Oysters, Parsnips, and Eggs, Oh My! A Pie!

Yesterday, I discussed a serviceable crust I found in Hannah Wolley’s Restoration Era Cookbook. Today, I’m going to complete my Parsnip and Oyster Pie. As a reminder, here is the original recipe: To make a Pie with Parsneps and Oisters very good. Take your Parsneps tenderly boiled; and slice them thin, then having your Paste…

Who Doesn’t Love a Good Pie?

Let’s talk about Pies. In the USA, we tend to think of pies as a fruit-filled delightful dessert, loaded with sugar and a flaky crust. In England, especially Restoration Era England, pies were often savory meals filled with meats and vegetables. And they are delicious. The chicken pot pie is the most well-known of pies,…