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A butter pie is a traditional savoury pie consisting mainly of onions and potatoes. It is also sometimes served on a savoury barm cake. The pie is stocked by fish and chip shops, sandwich shops, local corner shops and some supermarkets within Lancashire.

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1 History 2 Areas 3 See also 4 References 5 Further reading

History[edit] Butter
Butter
pie is known to be created for workers from Lancashire's Catholic community, to consume on days (mainly Friday) when meat could not be eaten.[1][2] This dish is also mentioned in the Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney
song "Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey" which contains the lyric, "I had another look and I had a cup of tea and butter pie". Areas[edit] The butter pie can be found in most areas of the historic boundaries of Lancashire, including Blackburn, Blackpool, Bolton, Burnley, Bury, Chorley, Lancaster, Preston, St Helens and Wigan
Wigan
(whose residents are sometimes known by the nickname pie-eaters).[3] From 2006, the butter pie was included in the annual World Pie
Pie
Eating Championship in Wigan, in the vegetarian category.[citation needed] Butter
Butter
pies were served on match days at Preston North End's Deepdale stadium until 2007 when the providers, Ashworth Foods Ltd, ceased trading. With the new providers, Holland's Pies
Holland's Pies
not offering a butter pie, two Preston North End fans started a campaign on Facebook
Facebook
calling for the return of butter pies to the matchday menu.[2][4] In 2010 the butter pie made a return to Preston North End's Deepdale
Deepdale
stadium after the huge demand for the pie. See also[edit]

Food portal

Pâté aux pommes de terre List of pies, tarts and flans

References[edit]

^ "Food around the area". Made in Preston. 17 December 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-15.  ^ a b " Butter
Butter
pie". Lancashire
Lancashire
and Blackpool
Blackpool
Tourist Board. 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-15.  ^ "Wigan, Lancashire, UK". bbc.co.uk. 15 January 2001. Retrieved 2009-01-15.  ^ Wallwork, Melanie (12 August 2008). "PNE fans call for butter pies". Lancashire
Lancashire
Evening Post. Retrieved 2009-01-15. 

Further reading[edit]

Divided by pie. The Guardian.

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British pies

Sweet

Apple pie Bakewell tart Banoffee pie Bedfordshire clanger Black bun Custard tart Manchester tart Mince pie Rhubarb pie Treacle tart

Savoury

Bacon and egg pie Bedfordshire clanger Bridie Butter
Butter
pie Cheese and onion pie Chicken and mushroom pie Corned beef pie Cornish pasty Cottage pie Cumberland pie Curry pie Devizes pie Fish pie Game pie Homity pie Killie pie Meat and potato pie Melton Mowbray pork pie Pork pie Scotch pie Shepherd's pie Squab pie Stargazy pie Steak pie Steak and kidney pie Steak and oyster pie Woolton pie

Manufacturers

Clark's Pies Dickinson & Morris Fray Bentos Ginsters Higgidy Holland's Pies Mr Kipling Peter's Poole's Pork Farms Pukka Pies Shire Foods Square Pie Wall's Wrights Pies

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Foods featuring butter

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Béchamel sauce Bread and butter pudding Butter
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chicken Butter
Butter
pecan Butter
Butter
tart Butter
Butter
cake Butter
Butter
cookie Butter
Butter
pie Butter
Butter
salt Butter
Butter
tea Butterbrot Buttercream Butterscotch Buttery (bread) Chicken Kiev Cookie butter Croissant Danish Gooey butter cake Hard sauce Pain aux raisins Pozharsky cutlet Shortbread Smørrebrød

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