Little things that irritate you

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by rare as rockinghorse shat » Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:22 am

Putting a layer of pastry over a casserole and calling it a pie.

If you're making a pie and you want to call it a pie, then make a proper ****ing pie.

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by DasNutNock2 » Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:30 am

Base crust should be different pastry from the pie top, too.

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by sendô » Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:33 am

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rare as rockinghorse shat wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:22 am
Putting a layer of pastry over a casserole and calling it a pie.

If you're making a pie and you want to call it a pie, then make a proper ****ing pie.
^ Acceptable when it's filo pastry though, IMO.

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by S-H » Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:35 am

If you can't throw it, it's not a pie.

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by FreeWheeling » Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:36 am

rare as rockinghorse shat wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:22 am
Putting a layer of pastry over a casserole and calling it a pie.

If you're making a pie and you want to call it a pie, then make a proper ****ing pie.
I am not a fan of shortcrust pastry , so am happy with the casserole with a puff pastry lid
If it ain't fully enclosed in pastry not sure it can be called a pie

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by rare as rockinghorse shat » Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:39 am

sendô wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:33 am
^ Acceptable when it's filo pastry though, IMO.
Acceptable as a casserole with a lid, yes.

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Post by sendô » Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:40 am

FreeWheeling wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:36 am
If it ain't fully enclosed in pastry not sure it can be called a pie
What do you call a Shepherd's Pie then?

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Post by -DL- » Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:56 am

sendô wrote:
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What do you call a Shepherd's Pie then?
Dinner.

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Post by rare as rockinghorse shat » Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:01 pm

sendô wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:40 am
What do you call a Shepherd's Pie then?
I don't have my Shepherd's Pie enclosed in pastry you weirdo.

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Post by sendô » Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:02 pm

Shepherd's Casserole doesn't have the same ring to it.

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by FreeWheeling » Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:51 pm

sendô wrote:
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What do you call a Shepherd's Pie then?
lamb mince and tatters

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by Monkeybubbles » Sun Jan 26, 2020 9:05 am

I always thought that Shepherd's Pie was an idiomatic way of saying that it's not actually a pie. Kind of like Shepherd's "Pie". Similar to Baker's Dozen, Shanks's Pony and West Ham's Midfield.

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Post by prophet:marginal » Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:20 am

See, that's weird, because I always thought, without really thinking about it, if you get me, that it was a reference to the kind of farmer who kept livestock and didn't grow the wheat that would be used to make the flour that gets put in the pastry.

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Post by pablo jaye » Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:32 am

Monkeybubbles wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 9:05 am
I always thought that Shepherd's Pie was an idiomatic way of saying that it's not actually a pie. Kind of like Shepherd's "Pie". Similar to Baker's Dozen, Shanks's Pony and West Ham's Midfield.

I like that explanation. I thought Shepherd’s pie because it contains lamb mince, whilst beef mince is used in a cottage pie. Even allowing for what I said, your theory holds true .... no idea why it’s a cottage pie and not dairy farmer’s pie.

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Post by southbrishammer » Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:44 am

prophet:marginal wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:20 am
See, that's weird, because I always thought, without really thinking about it, if you get me, that it was a reference to the kind of farmer who kept livestock and didn't grow the wheat that would be used to make the flour that gets put in the pastry.
But they did grow potatoes presumably?

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Post by prophet:marginal » Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:59 am

Check - that's peasant's food, and I mean that in a literal sense.

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Post by Samba » Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:15 pm

pablo jaye wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:32 am
no idea why it’s a cottage pie and not dairy farmer’s pie.
Farmers live in farmhouses & not cottages?

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Post by Tenbury » Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:08 pm

A Dairyfarmers Pie would ,presumably, be a layer of mashed potato over a bowl of milk.

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Re: Little things that irritate you

Post by westham,eggyandchips » Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:29 am

An odd number of slices in a loaf.

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