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The infamous 'squad' pie

Note: For those sharp-eyed readers bemused by 'squad' pie, it's a typo, now corrected to read squab pie. As you know, in Devon, squab usually refers to a young pigeon, but squab pie can also mean lamb or mutton cooked in a pastry. Apple sometimes gets tucked in as well. . .

Comments (2)

Holly:

My goodness, is there anything the English won't bake in a pie?

I admit, though, that in Texas, we'd chicken-fry or barbecue it.

Alice Parker:

It's not just in DEVON that Squab refers to a young pigeon, but everywhere! The use of a different meat was probably as a substitute. And a Squab pie ALWAYS has apple in it, not just "sometimes".

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