Here is a simple recipe for a holiday pie, that’s great hot, warm or cold.
Pithivier is a pie that originates in France. It can be sweet or savoury, but often has a sweet almond filling, and with cherries or plums.
The pie can be made as lots of individual pies, or one big one.
It’s hard to open a French cookery book without coming upon oodles of cream, lashings of butter, endless cheese, an infinite number of eggs and slabs of meat…..
So to redress the balance just a little, here’s a veganised recipe for a savoury pie, that has to be a crowd-pleaser.
French in style, peaceful in ingredients.
Mushrooms and chives in a savoury bechamel sauce, encased in flaky puff pastry.
Perfect for a picnic too……
MUSHROOM AND CHIVE PITHIVIER
This pie can be made hours in advance, and left to chill in the fridge until ready to bake.
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