Food

Pies for all: The berry fanatic, the savoury-tooth and the pastry pro

Right for any time, and gifts too, so make one for them and one for you.

Right for any time, and gifts too, so make one for them and one for you

(Credit, left: Duchess Bake Shop; middle: Jackson Roy; right: David Loftus)

This article was originally published May 29, 2020 and was updated August 6, 2021 with recent recipes.

If visions of pastoral weekends filled with picnic pies, both savoury and sweet, are calling to you — then same. If you want to hang out in the AC with a good movie and a full pie to yourself, also same. Pies are a favourite for so many reasons: fruit-filled pies celebrate summer's yield, savoury pies make outdoor dining a cinch, and exquisitely decorated pies — they're just a sheer triumph of pastry.

We've gathered some of our favourite pies in each of these categories right here to inspire your summer meals. A pie makes a great gift to a neighbour, too, if you're looking to do something nice for someone who might need it right now, so bake (at least) two, one for them and one for you.

Farmer's Saskatoon Pie 

Mile-High Raspberry Meringue Pie

(Photography by Michael Gozum)

Deep Dish Peach Pie

Orange-Infused Blueberry Pie with Braided Top

Dark Chocolate Mud Pie

Marcella DiLonardo's Apple Cheddar Pie

Jamie Oliver's Salmon Filo Pie

Jamie Oliver's Sweet Pea Fish Pie

3D Apple Pie Art

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