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Pie Season 2018-19: Mid-Season Reflections

A solid start. I think that’s fair to say. Four main bakes into the new season, with the pace and tone set straight from the off, with the Pie Season Classic of Beef in Blue Moon. Two subsequent turnouts both … Continue reading

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The Unbearable Lightness of Pie Season

(To the tune and the moves of Night Fever) “Pie Season, Pie Sea-sohhhnn…” A nod to the progress of this year’s (2016/17) season. Top row: Poster for our Inaugural Bake, and two shortlisted potential brand identities and designs for the whole … Continue reading

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Pie Season: Extra Helpings

Family gathering up North, and I put my hand up to do mains. Four pies on their way real soon; and here’s just a little sneak preview of the cargo. For the record, there was such great pleasure in co-ordinating the … Continue reading

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Babette’s Feast, Briefly

I’m watching Babette’s Feast again [dir. Gabriel Axel, 1987], which is up there as one of my all-times. Thinking a lot these days about that part of the world (forgive me, I’m lumping a whole lot of land and sea … Continue reading

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Pie of Peace: a non-recipe

This is the (slightly edited) ‘letter’ I sent to a friend in Australia today. A long-time fan and follower of my Pie Season works, he’s been after something he refers to ‘a recipe’ for some time. Here’s what I sent in … Continue reading

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