September 24, 2020
Discover the definitive pie bible from self-confessed pastry deviant, chef and London’s King of Pies, Calum Franklin. For fans of Calum and pie lovers everywhere, this is the perfect gift.
In his debut cookbook, Calum presents a treasure trove of recipes for some of his favourite ever pastry dishes. In this collection of recipes, discover the secrets to 80 delicious and achievable pies and sides, both sweet and savoury, including hot pork pies, cheesy dauphinoise and caramelised onion pie, hot and sour curried cod pie, the ultimate beef Wellington and custard tarts.
Alongside the recipes Calum guides you through the techniques and tools for perfecting your pastry, from rolling out your pastry and lining your pie tin to egg washing, crimping your pastry and decoration.
Calum comments, “This book has been a long work in progress and I am so proud to be able to finally share my creations with people at home. I hope that the book inspires budding chefs to create their own pies and share them with loved ones.”
Get ready to create your very own pie masterpiece.
‘Calum is the pie king’ Jamie Oliver
‘If you want to know how to make a pie, Calum is your go-to man!’ Tom Kerridge
‘I’d happily spend eternity eating chef Calum Franklin’s pies’ Grace Dent
Michael Bonsor, Managing Director of Rosewood London, says, “We are very excited to launch our very first cookbook from The Pie Room. I have always loved Calum’s pies and I am so glad that we can now share a piece of Holborn Dining Room with the world.”
Calum Franklin is the Executive Chef of Holborn Dining Room, a grand British brasserie within Rosewood London, in the heart of the city, moments from Covent garden. He created The Pie Room at the restaurant in 2018, a kitchen and pie shop designed to reflect the rich history of savoury pastry in Britain across centuries. The Pie Room is a one-stop destination dedicated to one of Britain’s most iconic dishes; a treasure trove of savoury delicacies, and somewhere for every food-lover to swing by and take away one of the beautifully intricate pastry creations.
Calum was awarded Hotel Chef of the Year 2019 at the prestigious Catey Awards, and Holborn Dining Room raked in the top restaurants in the UK at the highly competitive National Restaurant Awards in 2019 for its third consecutive year.
24 September 2020 · Hardback £26 · eBook £18.20