Cotswold Gold Chicken and Leek Pie

Preparation info
  • Makes

    225 cm

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Quality Chop House

By William Lander, Shaun Searley and Daniel Morgenthau

Published 2019

  • About

The most popular pie in the shop bar none. This is the essence of pie – comforting, delicious and giving. Over the years it has been an item craved by more than one pregnant shop regular. High praise indeed. Our chickens are supplied by Fosse Meadows and we recommend seeking them out if you can: they’re the best.


Pie Pastry

  • 525 g butter
  • 380 g flour
  • 10 g


First, make the pastry. Dice the butter and freeze for 20 minutes before you start; this will help to keep the pastry as cold as possible. Put half the flour in a large bowl and rub in the butter to form a breadcrumb texture. If you have a food processor, use that – it will take 10 seconds. Add the remaining flour and salt followed by the water and continue to mix. When it starts to form a doug