“ Brand: Asda / Type: Pies „
When it comes to pies, well I simply love pastry and puff pastry is one of my favourites. I spotted this in my local Asda store the other night and costing only 62p for an individual pie or priced at a very reasonable £2.05 for four of them I decided to treat myself to one as a little trial as I usually adore a chicken and mushroom pie.
Well the packaging is simple with a see-through plastic sealed bag type of an idea over it and on the front of it we are told what it is and of course who it is by, we are told that it is freezable, cooks from frozen in about 30 minutes (though this can be eaten hot or cold by the way) and there is an at a glance nutritional chart shown and then the pie itself is a long oval shape with a visible puff pastry lid and rather thick.
The Pie Itself:
Well the pie is made from a golden thick pastry with only the lid being made of puff pastry and looking a bit flaky. The inside of the pie is filled with a greyish sludgy filling with little pieces of mushroom within it and although chicken is mentioned to be within it I couldn't detect any at all though I could taste chicken flavour but only in the way of stock flavouring to be perfectly honest with you.
The filling is ok, the appearance was a little off-putting though to be fair to it there was plenty of it and it was well seasoned. There was as I have just mentioned little tiny cubes of grey rubbery mushroom but hunt as I may I found no chicken pieces at all even though it is meant to be breast of chicken.
The pastry was a little lacklustre in flavouring really though not greasy and was a wee bit flaky but all in all this is a bit of a bland pie with a weird looking filling so for me, it not for me! lol.
Nutritional Information Per Pie:
of which sugars: 3.2g
of which saturates: 8.0g
equivalent as salt: 0.5g
Only available in Asda stores.