Pastry is one of the most comforting foods and is used the world over. In Comfort Pie, Kathryn Hawkins shares recipes for all the different types of pastry and for 70 glorious pies. There are large family pies as well as individual ones, pies for parties and pies for dessert. Easy step-by-step instructions make every pie within reach of the average home cook.The book includes recipes for sweet and savoury pies, and for pastries and tarts. From beef and onion ‘clanger’ to sausage and apple plait, and from ratatouille pie to plum and almond crostata, there is something for everyone. You'll love the Puff Pastry, Macaroni Cheese Pies, Just Peachy Filo Crisp, and Mini Pork and Chorizo Picnic Pies.Also included are dishes from all over the world, from American apple pie to French tarte aux pommes, and from Tunisian tuna bricks to delicate sweet pastries from the Middle East.