Caroline Bretherton is a mother of two who knows food and knows families. A love of food resulted in her creating her own catering company and cafe--Manna Cafe in London's Notting Hill. She has also presented several food programs and been a contributor to The Times. She is now living in North Carolina, giving her a unique insight into the cuisines of two continents.
"[A] thorough examination of our love affair with the pie." - Alabama.com
"What's not to love when the directions give you the option of making the dough from scratch or using store-bought dough? Beautifully illustrated and easy-to-follow recipes make this a keeper." - The State
"It contains a lot of good recipes and advice, including step-by-step photos for techniques." - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"[A]uthor Caroline Bretherton, pie practitioner par excellence, offers equally straightforward instructions for a fabulous, international array of more than 230 pies and tarts." - Bookpage
"The photographs of the finished items seem to jump out of the page screaming, 'eat me, eat me!'...this is a good, comprehensive book. It may well lead to a pie addiction!" - Marin Independent Journal
"Everything tastes better with puff pastry on top, tart dough underneath or crust all around. Bretherton is English, so the list of savory pies is extensive. Yes, she includes beef and Stilton pie, but also clever little dough pockets stuffed with Chinese barbecued duck, and an ingenious celery root and smoked bacon souffle pie that has a crust, made with whole-wheat flour, flavored with Cheddar cheese and caraway seeds." - The New York Times
"[Pies: Sweet and Savory] offers straightforward instructions for a fabulous, international array of more than 230 pies and tarts. The photography helps develop your own style and technique." - Mountain West News