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Yet another Chicken Pie

Seems like i can’t think of anything savoury to bake aside from chicken pies.

In fact, this is the third chicken pie within a month of each, the first one HERE, and the second one HERE.

Well, at least this one uses a different crust.

This crust uses sour cream.

And that’s epic.

At least for me.

Because i honestly wasn’t expecting the result i got.

Using sour cream creates a softer, wetter dough. It’s trickier than most of the dough i’ve handled.

But it is also more delicious than most of the dough i’ve handled.

It’s a trade-off.

And i am willing to trade.

The sour cream imparts a fancy twang of .. erm.. sourness into the dough (duh).

I can’t really describe it, but i would say, it made the crust taste somewhat more savoury.

And definitely more appetizing.

It also made me just want to pluck at the crispy, crimped edges around the pie. The edges which tasted really rich, and was light and flaky at the same time.

I almost wanted to run back into the kitchen and make another batch of chicken pie with the same crust.

But i really shouldnt. Cause that would be my FOURTH chicken pie between June and July.

Perhaps some of you can help me think up of savoury ideas other than pies to bake with ?

Thanks in advance!

Chicken, Leek and Pea Pie taken from Christine’s Recipes

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  1. July 26, 2011 at 2:53 pm

    No such thing as too much chicken pie!

  2. July 26, 2011 at 4:48 pm

    How about flan, quiche or savoury tarts? A good chicken pie is hard to beat though. Mmm pie.

  3. July 26, 2011 at 10:08 pm

    If all you ever made on this blog was chicken pie (or any pie…pie is good) id be happy! And thats saying a lot from someone with as sweet-a tooth as mine, but your pies are the nicest ive seen in the blogging world, no jokes! They look divine. And the way you desribed the crust on this…im seriously thinking about making this one! Never made a sour cream pastry before but i bladdy want to now! :)

  4. July 27, 2011 at 5:28 am

    Your pies, whether meaty or decadent, are always delicious to look at.

  5. July 28, 2011 at 5:09 am

    Mmm, you did a good job with this one.

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