Celebrate National Pie Day with a Delicious Chicken Pie - BergHOFF Cookware GB

Celebrate National Pie Day with a Delicious Chicken Pie

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Celebrate National Pie Day with our exceptional cookware collection, designed to elevate your pie-making experience! With their flaky crusts and delicious fillings, it’s easy to see why pies have been given their own national day of celebration. And what better way to commemorate the humble pie than by baking one of your own. Our cookware ensures your pies emerge perfect every time. Unleash your culinary creativity and craft delectable pies with our high-quality BergHOFF frying pans, that can transition seamlessly from the hob, as you prep your filling, to the oven, allowing you to get that beautiful, golden, crispy top. And with 20% off our BergHOFF Frying Pans, there’s never been a better time to try a slice of the pie life (offer valid 23-28th January 2024).


National Pie Day

On the 23rd January 2024, the UK celebrates National Pie Day in recognition of the country’s rich culinary tradition. On this occasion, Britons come together to honour the flaky, savoury, and sweet wonders of pie-making. From the iconic steak and ale pie to the apple crumble pie, every flavour and filling takes centre stage. Families gather to share cherished recipes, bakeries showcase their finest creations, and communities revel in the joy of this quintessentially British dish. National Pie Day encapsulates the warmth, comfort, and cultural significance that pies bring to the heart of the United Kingdom.

Eurocast Non-Stick Frying Pan

BergHOFF’s Eurocast Professional Series Cookware revolutionises healthy cooking with its innovative and versatile Non-Stick Frying Pan. The detachable handle facilitates seamless hob-to-oven transitions, making it the ideal cookware for dishes such as pies and saving you from more washing up. 

Unlike traditional pans requiring oils or fats to prevent sticking, this multifunctional pan allows for oil-free cooking. Alternatively, a light application of oil enhances flavour without excess grease. With features like superior  ‘Ferno Ceramic’ non-stick surface, suitability for all hobs, lightweight design, and even heat distribution, BergHOFF’s Eurocast Non-Stick Frying Pan prioritises health-conscious cooking.


  • 65g unsalted butter

  • 160g diced onion

  • 680g boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 2.5cm pieces

  • 30g all-purpose flour

  • 590ml chicken broth

  • 60g sliced carrots

  • 60g sliced celery

  • 60g thawed frozen peas

  • 1/2 tsp salt, or to taste

  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper, to taste

  • 1 tsp fresh thyme

  • 2 tsp water

  • Pre-made shortcrust pastry dough

  • 1 egg, beaten


  • STEP 1: Prepare the Pan and Cook Onions

    Gather all ingredients. Preheat the oven to 220℃. In a 12-inch frying pan over medium-high heat, melt the butter. Add the diced onion and salt. Stirring often, cook the onions for approximately 3-4 minutes, until the onions begin to soften, become translucent, and the edges turn golden-brown, taking care to not burn. 

  • STEP 2: Add the Chicken, Veg and Broth

    Add chicken, and cook for approximately 3-4 minutes, until the chicken starts to brown in spots, stir regularly. Sprinkle flour over the mixture, then cook and stir for about 2 minutes. Pour in the broth and bring the mixture to a simmer. Scrape the bottom of the pan with a spatula and stir in carrots, celery, black pepper, and cayenne.

  • STEP 3: Reduce the Mixture

    Cook the mixture for about 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until it reaches your desired viscosity. To achieve a thick, sticky filling once baked, reduce the mixture until the sauce coats the back of a spoon. Alternatively, for a more liquid consistency, refrain from reducing the mixture at all. After turning off the heat, add in the peas and thyme into the mixture, and season to taste. 

  • STEP 4: Roll Out Pastry

    Roll out the pastry dough into a circular shape measuring approximately 14 inches wide, or about an inch larger than your pan. Fold over 1/2 inch of the dough along the entire circumference, then crimp the edge to create a decorated scalloped design. Then cut a 1-inch hole at the centre of the dough.

  • STEP 5: Cover and Cook

    Place the pan on top of a sheet pan to catch any potential filling overflow in the oven. Gently place the dough over the filling, ensuring it’s centred, and lightly press the crust into the filling. Optionally, brush on an egg wash to the top for a crispy and golden top. Bake in the preheated oven for approximately 40 minutes, until crust is golden-brown and the filling is bubbling. Let it rest on the side for 5 minutes before serving, and enjoy!