British Pie Week 2021

As a fully-fledged nation of pie lovers, British Pie Week 2021 is a fun event and can be a nice way of getting all of the family involved in the cooking. With so many great recipes available, it just falls to you to decide what kind of a pie lover you are. Whether it’s a savoury pie, a vegetarian pie, a dessert pie or a meaty pie, you can get a whole week of entertainment from attempting to make them. And it’s even more fun trying them all!

What is British Pie Week 2021?

The weeklong celebration aims to get people to embrace their love of this pastry filled dish. If they are stubborn and stuck in their ways, it encourages people to get experimental, trying and sampling a range of different flavours. If you want to get involved in British Pie Week 2021, we have put together a list of some of our favourite pie recipes for you to try at home.

Close up photograph of a  Chicken, kale and mushroom pot pie

Chicken, kale and mushroom pot pie

This traditional chicken and mushroom one-pot will make a great family supper packed full of flavour. Also, a great way to get your kids to eat some healthy vegetables like kale! Check out the recipe on BBC Good Food.

Bird's eye photograph of  Spiced lentil and spinach pie

Spiced lentil and spinach pie

We love this vegetarian recipe from BBC good food. Whether you’re a veggie or not, you’re bound to love these flavourful little pies. Try these vegetarian pies with a spiced pastry glaze and surprise chutney middle. The lentils not only soak up all the flavours, but they’re filling and good for you, too!

Photograph of a slice of Banoffee Pie with the full pie in the background

Banoffee Pie

If you want a trusted pie recipe, check out this one from the Queen of Baking, Mary Berry. Perfect if you’re looking for something a little sweeter this National Pie Week. Combine banana, toffee and chocolate to make a delicious dessert pie.

Photograph of a Mushy pea fish pie on a black tray

Mushy pea fish pie

Tastes like pie and a chippy mixed into one – what’s not to love? Take your classic fish pie to the next level with this epic recipe complete with a hidden layer of vibrant-green mushy peas buried in the bottom.

Photograph of a Ham hock, cider and green peppercorn pie on a wooden serving plate

Ham hock, cider and green peppercorn pie

This is a delicious, warming pie perfect for a cold winters day. It’s pretty simple to make too! We love the salty flavour of the ham hock combined with the cider and a little kick from the wholegrain mustard and peppercorns. Read the recipe now on Olive!

Close up photograph of a Indian Potato Pie

Indian Potato Pie

We love this vegetarian Indian potato pie recipe. If you’re looking for something a little different than your classic meat pie, this versatile spiced potato pie made using filo pastry is ideal. It tastes great hot, cold or warm and is perfect for any meal of the day! Get the recipe from BBC Good Food.

Photograph of a Sweet potato mash shepherd’s pie with a side of rice

Sweet potato mash shepherd’s pie

A vegetarian twist on the English classic, shepherd’s pie. Using a sweet potato to make the mash adds a lovely sweet taste which pairs so well with the veggies and lentils. Click here to read the recipe!

Photograph of a Squash and chorizo pie

Squash and chorizo pie

Who doesn’t love a bit of chorizo? It’s such a versatile food and adds such a depth of flavour to any dish. We’re big fans of this squash and chorizo pot pie recipe from BBC Good Food. It makes 4 individual pot pies, perfect for family weeknight meals as they’re super quick to prepare. Packed full of spicy sausage and butternut squash and topped with a ready-rolled puff pastry lid – delicious!

Photograph of three small One-pot paneer curry pie's

One-pot paneer curry pie

What’s more comforting than curry or pie? Curry in a pie! The easy to make one-pot paneer pie is filled with rich curry flavour and topped with a crisp puff pastry lid. Perfect for those who love a curry – plus it’s vegetarian too! Check out the one-pot paneer curry pie recipe here.

Photograph of a Caramel apple pie surrounded by fruit with the full pie in the background

Caramel apple pie

Another one for those with a sweet tooth! This lip-smackingly sweet caramel apple pie tastes just like your grandmas. Tastes just as good cold as it does hot, but we think it’s best served warm with a dollop of cream or vanilla ice cream! Read the recipe from Hello! Magazine here.

We hope you enjoy British Pie Week 2021! If you try any of these recipes or have any of your own to share, tag us on social media using @SwanBrandUK!