Melton Mowbray Pork Pie

  • As Noted In: 1001 Foods You Must Taste Before You Die, Quintessence Editions

Originally baked in a clay pot covered with a rough pastry, the Melton Mowbray pork pie is chopped, seasoned fresh pork and pork jelly wrapped in a hand-formed crust. In the late 1700s Melton Mowbray becoming the centre of foxhunting in England and the location of the three famous hunts, Belvior, Cottesmore and Quorn. By the 1780s, the local pastry was made popular by hunters who saw their grooms and servants enjoying the hand pie. - AsNotedIn

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1851/00/00 Dickinson and Morris have been baking pork pies in Melton Mowbray since 1851. Ye Pork Pie Shoppe Melton Mowbray

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Food Attribute Bakery Goods
Product Kind Food
Sport Fox Hunting
Food Category Victual

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