Victory Pie #GBBOBloggers2015

21 September 2015

Week 7 in the Great British Bake Off was Victorian week and on this theme I have made a pie that can use all the leftovers from a Sunday dinner or items from the store cupboard, afterall Victorians were rather thrifty and didn't waste money. Once again a big thank you to Mummy Mishaps for organising the #GBBOBloggers2015 and this week Debbie will be hosting.

Victory Pie
For the Pastry
8oz Tesco Plain Flour
4oz Tesco Butter
Pinch of Salt
Water to Mix

Pie Filling
4 Tesco Chicken Fillets
1 Tesco Gammon Steak
4 Tesco Pork Sausages
Pack of Tesco Pancetta
Tesco Stir Fry Medley Pack
Tesco Chicken Stock with a hint of Sage
Salt & Pepper to taste
2 clove of Garlic
2 tsps Mixed Herbs
1 tbsp Sunflower Oil

  1. Rub the butter in to the flour and add a pinch of salt, mix with approximately 30ml of cold water until you have dough.  Place in the refridgerator to chill.
  2. Dice the chicken breasts, gammon steak and sausages.
  3. In a frying pan add the oil, crushed clove of garlic and mixed herbs and brown all the meat. 
  4. Add a chicken stock to the pan along with 1 pint of water and simmer for about 25 minutes.
  5. At this point I added salt and pepper to our taste and thickened the stock with some chicken gravy granules.
  6. In seperate pans place about 2lb of diced potatoes in one pan and the vegetable mix in another one, boil until just cooked or to your preference.
  7. Add the vegetables and potato to the pie mix and place in a casserole/pie dish.
  8. Roll out the pastry and decorate to your liking.  This is the point when my daughter takes over as she loves decorating pies.
  9. Bake at 180 degrees for 25 minutes.

Tesco kindly provided the ingredients for this post and you can check out lots of other Baking ideas on the Tesco Real Food website.

I'm rather late posting this week but I'm looking forward to catching up with all the other bakes :) x

Mummy Mishaps


  1. ooooh i love the filling - i bet that tasted soon yummy! perfect for this time of year
    thank you for linking up xx

    1. Thank you Jenny, so simple but very tasty x

  2. This looks very tasty and delicious. My son would enjoy this, he likes his meat :)

  3. This looks so yummy. Thanks for sharing the recipe xx

  4. Oh my gosh that sounds delicious! And so indulgent even thought it's using up leftovers. I really want to try this! Who doesn't love pie with gravy <3

  5. The pie looks really yummy, thanks for the recipe I will be giving it a try.

  6. My husband would love this...I would need to make a veggie version for myself!

    1. You could quite easily substitute the meat Jessica, I do when my friend visits and she is vegan x

  7. I love pie and I love roast dinners so this ticks all of my boxes!

  8. Wow! This looks super tasty! I would love to give this a try.

  9. I'd love to give this a try, it looks so hearty and filling - comfort food at its finest! I am literally the worst cook though lol xx

  10. such a good idea putting Sunday lunch leftovers into a pie! My friend does this every year with her left over Christmas lunch x

  11. Ooh now this looks and sounds absolutely amazing, How scrummy x

  12. This looks amazing for the turning weather. I am going to have to try to start baking and cooking more - there are so many wonderful recipes out there!

    1. There sure is, I love trying new things x

  13. This pie looks amazing! My family would love this.

  14. I love the theme and it is true that Victorians were frugal and it is what defined the class system.

  15. Yum yum! Looks very tasty indeed. I love the little details on the top of the pastry, its the small things that count! :)

  16. great idea to use leftovers and store cupboard ingredients - very savvy. x

  17. It sounds like a lovely recipe. I think we are having a pie for dinner today :-)

  18. Oh yum what a delicious sounding pie! I wish I was better at cooking! x


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