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Novelty Pie Contest

feggy | | Oct 30, 2012 04:11 AM

Hi all,

This is a strange request but I'm hoping some of you might be able to help me bat around some ideas.

Some friends of mine hold a Pie Contest once a year and it's evolved into a competition to see who can come up with the most weird and wacky combinations to really make an impact.

In the past I've done a cherpumple (this isn't mine, but it's the same principle http://preview.tinyurl.com/cak7kde) and a Bangers & Mash Pie with a Yorkshire Pudding base but I'm out of ideas for this year.

I am considering the possibility of a riff on a crumb crust but for a savoury pie - maybe with a combination of savoury crackers and pork scratchings pressed into a spring form tin but then can't decide an appropriate savoury filling - layers of paté, rillettes and cream cheese?

My other idea is an ice cream pie with a meringue crust - blowtorched rather than baked but I'm not sure.

Any pearls of wisdom?

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