Few things – vegetables included – cannot be improved through the addition of golden, buttery pastry. While many of what are considered the key players in the pie game contain meat (think game pie, steak and kidney or chicken and mushroom) there are a great many vegetable pies which more than hold their own on a dinner table. This collection of vegetarian pie recipes contains some delicious and inspiring ideas for hearty suppers and Sunday lunch centrepieces.
Dominic Chapman's cheese pie recipe is topped with crisp filo pastry and packed with mixed beans, vegetables and a combination of cheeses. If you prefer your pies topped with golden puff pastry try Danny Kingston's stunning Spring vegetable pie or Karen Burns Booth's Mushroom pithivier, a vegan recipe which would work beautifully as a meat and dairy free main dish on the Christmas dinner table.