Veal and Ham Pie

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Appears in
The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook

By Annie Gray

Published 2019

  • About

Some recipes were part of the country house repertoire for centuries, including a range of incredibly versatile pies. In the medieval period, the pies were made with tough, almost inedible crusts, which meant the upper classes ate only the filling, leaving the pastry to be eaten by servants or distributed to the poor as edible alms. As we see in Downton Abbey, many ladies and their staff still regarded feeding the destitute as part of the duty of a grand house, and the practice conti