A hearty pie is the perfect way to feed a crowd and the beauty with this British staple is that the filling options are endless! A homemade pie can just as easily make an impressive dish for a weekend gathering with friends as it can be a clever way to use up leftovers for a quick midweek meal. To celebrate National Pie Week, we've picked the best pie recipes for every occasion including a veggie dish that even meat fans will enjoy and an easy make-ahead option for picnics. In the mood to get in the kitchen? Pick up your favourite fillings in-store or online now.
And let's not forget that pies are also the ideal way to finish a meal. Chocolate and coconut pie, anyone?
Best For Traditionalists
This filling chicken pie will remind you of the ones your mum used to make. Creamy mushrooms mixed with flakey pastry make a winning combo.
Best For Children
Hosting a kid's birthday party? We've got just the dish. These hot dog and bean pies are so simple to make and will get even the pickiest of eaters cleaning their plates.
Best For Summer Picnics
Eating outdoors is easy when you pack up these bacon and egg picnic pies. You can make them in advance and they'll keep for up to three days in the fridge in an airtight container. The only thing that's missing now is a blanket and a bottle of rosé!
Best For Veggies
Got a veggie guest coming over for dinner? Don't panic! This delicious mushroom and leek pie is filling enough to satisfy veggies and meat eaters, and it's so easy to throw together.
Best For A Sweet Tooth
Celebrity chef John Torode has created this incredible chocolate and coconut pie that's definitely got the wow factor! With its crumbly biscuit base, creamy chocolate filling and fluffy meringue top, this pie's a real showstopper.
Best For Using Up Leftovers
Use up your Sunday roast leftovers in this classic Shepherd's Pie made with carrot, Worcestershire sauce and lamb stock, then topped with creamy mash and grated cheddar. Who knew being thrifty could be so tasty?
Best For A Taste Of Summer
Zesty lime and sweet blueberries make this light and fresh key lime pie recipe a knockout summer pud... regardless of what the weather is doing outside! Top with whipped cream for an extra treat.
Best For Fish Lovers
A creamy sauce with beautiful chunks of fish make this fish pie with root vegetable topping a firm family favourite. The carrots and parsnips are an excellent way to sneak in more of your family's five-a-day, plus they add a lovely sweetness to the pie. Delish!
Best For A Speedy Supper
This quick turkey pie recipe uses leftover chicken or turkey and a packet mix white sauce to help save you time. Not that anyone will be able to tell!
Best For Wowing Guests
Is there anything prettier than a lattice pie? This cherry pie looks so impressive but is actually surprisingly easy to make. Your friends are bound to love this take on an American classic.
Best For Feeling Those Holiday Vibes
Take a trip to Africa with this Moroccan spiced lamb pie that's infused with warming spices and dried fruits for an authentic touch. Yum!
Short on time? Pick up one of our mouthwatering readymade pies in-store or online.