Savory Dinner Pies Cookbook Review

Savory Dinner Pies Cookbook Review

Title: Savory Dinner Pies: More than 80 Delicious Recipes from Around the World
Author: Ken Haedrich
Published: January 24, 2022, Harvard Common Pres180<
No. of Pages: 224
Cover Price: $24.99 Paperback, $22.49 Kindle

One of the best things about Ken Haedrich is that he is passionate about his subjects, and transfers this passion to his excellent cookbooks. Savory Dinner Pies: More than 80 Delicious Recipes from Around the World is no exception. This cookbook makes readers want to drop everything and bake a pie. Dinner pies are substantial and filling, so with this book, dinner can often be pie and salad. Yum!

The recipes are written in the traditional manner, and are easy-to-follow. They are succinct and give step-by-step instructions to insure perfect, picture-perfect results. The cookbook features beautiful photographs of most of the pies, and they are mouthwatering. There is an excellent chapter on Tools of the Trade where Haedrich shows and explains what pans can be used for pies. He includes several recipes for different crusts, and gives advice on how to make them perfectly. Haedrich shows hand pies, turnovers, pizzas, whole dinner pies, sandwich size pies, mini tarts, galettes, and quiches.

Anyone who doesn’t know how to make a pie can learn from this cookbook. There is something here for everyone’s taste, including vegetarian, meat, fish, poultry, and pies using leftovers. Pie lovers will use this cookbook often to create mouthwatering pies that will make dinner exciting. This cookbook is highly recommended and makes a great addition to a cookbook collection. It’s fun to read and fun to cook from. Haedrich has done it again.

Special thanks to NetGalley for supplying a review copy of this book.

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