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English pies found.

On the way back home this morning I bought a pork and apple pie from the English pie shop in Zürich (the shop has nothing to do with me - I'm just letting you all know). It was so delicious that I had finished it before lunch - for which it was intended - see: try a pie.com
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On the way back home this morning I bought a pork and apple pie from the English pie shop in Zürich (the shop has nothing to do with me - I'm just letting you all know). It was so delicious that I had finished it before lunch - for which it was intended - see: try a pie.com
*Droool*

Sadly they don't deliver to Basel.

Out of interest, how big are the 'large' and 'small' pies?
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Re: English pies

I can concur that their pies are very tasty. Tried the *"Züri" pie purchased at their Viadukt market stand just last Saturday. T'was scrumptious although I can't recall what the ingredients were!

http://www.pieshop.ch/site/products/en/

*The "Züri" pie as I recall from the sales lady is a seasonal offering.

Also, I just checked and it's not listed on their website.
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The pie shop pies are really tasty and when you make your trip to the Viadukt you can also buy some incredible British cheeses. Well worth the trip.
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Re: English pies

Also a fan of these lovely pies. Enjoyed Zuri pies last Saturday as well! After a lovely bagel and a taster of port .

Was looking for lamb and mint as they are my absolute favourite and was assured they will be on sale soon, yum!
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Re: English pies

I miss English pies, I'm going to go there!
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My husband will be so jealous, it's the one thing he misses the most.

I keep promising to make some but haven't found the time yet. Where does my day as a stay at home mum go after all?!

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Also a fan of these lovely pies. Enjoyed Zuri pies last Saturday as well! After a lovely bagel and a taster of port .

Was looking for lamb and mint as they are my absolute favourite and was assured they will be on sale soon, yum!
@CJ - Can you remember what was in the "Züri" pie at all? Am racking my brains but no joy and it was soooooo nice, yeah!
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*The "Züri" pie as I recall from the sales lady is a seasonal offering.
This usually available only on Friday and Saturday. I usually have mine reserved to avoid having them nabbled! It happened more than once on Thursday evenings! there are none left when I get there!

Zuri pie is veal with mushroom in white sauce

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Re: English pies

Didn't there used to be a pie shop up from Claraplatz in Kleinbasel ? Is it the same people ? Why did it shut down ? (wails... "Whyyyy.. whyyyyyyyyy")
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Didn't there used to be a pie shop up from Claraplatz in Kleinbasel ? Is it the same people ? Why did it shut down ? (wails... "Whyyyy.. whyyyyyyyyy")
Yes there did. It closed in 2008. It was the same people and it closed due to lack of local expat interest (despite being near to 2 of the larger multinationals) and lack of general footfall.
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it closed due to lack of local expat interest
That was clearly before my husband moved to the area. He would have made them the most profitable business in Switzerland.

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grrrr.... I rarely went to that part of town back then.. nowadays I'd have to be pried out with a crowbar
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Re: English pies

Am traveling to London w/ my family this next weekend and we are staying in the Paddington area. Any suggestions on a place to try a proper English pie, and what kinds are your favorites?

As I am American, the only savory pie I have enjoyed (I use that term loosely ) was a frozen Swanson's chicken pot pie. Help me lose that association!!
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Porters (in Covent Garden).

http://www.porters.uk.com/
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Re: English pies

Mmmmmmmmmmm pies.......they look devine nom nom.

This week I was just thinking I really miss a good New Zealand pie, mince and cheese, topped with tomatoe sauce after a night out on the town.

Will have to pay the Zurich pie shop a visit nom nom (they need to make a nom nom icon hehehe).
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Re: English pies found.

I normally love the pies from The Pie Shop but last night I was almost

I bought two chicken and mushroom pies and thought I'd rustle up a spot of good old English grub of pie, chips and beans.

Had a mouthful of the pie and found it had raisins, cinnamon and some other weird Christmassy taste to it

I couldn't eat any of it in the end.

Very disappointed
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Re: English pies found.

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I normally love the pies from The Pie Shop but last night I was almost

I bought two chicken and mushroom pies and thought I'd rustle up a spot of good old English grub of pie, chips and beans.

Had a mouthful of the pie and found it had raisins, cinnamon and some other weird Christmassy taste to it

I couldn't eat any of it in the end.

Very disappointed
Thanks for the warning. Chicken and cinnamon just don't go in a pie!
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Re: English pies

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Sadly they don't deliver to Basel.

Out of interest, how big are the 'large' and 'small' pies?

Not big enough!

The small ones are just right for one person's portion but the large ones really aren't big enough for two people - in my opinion.
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I normally love the pies from The Pie Shop but last night I was almost

I bought two chicken and mushroom pies and thought I'd rustle up a spot of good old English grub of pie, chips and beans.

Had a mouthful of the pie and found it had raisins, cinnamon and some other weird Christmassy taste to it

I couldn't eat any of it in the end.

Very disappointed
I would be disappointed too! I hate raisins in savoury food and can't stand cinnamon.

But to be fair to them, it does state these ingredients in the contents of the pie in the product description on their site:

http://thepieshop.ch/shop/index.php?...od&productId=2

I don't like the Pork & Apple pie either as it has celery and I can't stand that. I'd love it if they served a simple Pork pie.
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