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British Pie Week

British Pie Week 2016

This week, we’re celebrating British Pie Week 2016 with a delicious selection of recipes from our favourite chefs, bloggers and magazine and matching each with a tasty Rioja wine recommendation. Whatever Rioja wine you’ve got in the cupboard; we’ve got the perfect pie recipe to match

 

White Rioja

 If you’re looking to serve a pie with a refreshing white Rioja wine, try this delicious fish pie recipe from the very well-known chef Nigel Slater. With a healthy twist, the recipe uses a crumble topping instead of the traditional mash potato or pastry topping usually associated with fish pie. The full recipe can be found on the Guardian website here.

 

Crianza

On the hunt for a pie recipe to go with a bottle of Crianza? Try this lovely slow cooked lamb shank, pie and mint pie recipe from the experts at BBC Good Food. Packed full of flavour and topped with a lovely crispy pastry, this dish is a definite crowd pleasers and ideal to serve with a glass of Crianza.

 

Gran Reserva Rioja

If you’re looking for something a little richer with a traditional pastry lid, try this wholesome recipe from Jamie Oliver – Steak, Guinness and Cheese pie. This combination of flavours is perfect to serve alongside some seasonal greens, creamy mash and a glass of Gran Reserva

 

 

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