What country invented meat pie?

Where did meat pies originate?

Are meat pies Australian or New Zealand?

It is considered iconic in Australia and New Zealand. It was described by former New South Wales Premier Bob Carr in 2003 as Australia’s “national dish”. New Zealanders regard the meat pie as a part of New Zealand cuisine, and it forms part of the New Zealand national identity.

What country eats the most pies?

Per capita, the country of Norway consumes the most pizza – about 11 pies per person per year – of any nation on Earth.

Which country has the best pies?

The Most Popular Pies Around the World

  • South Korea: Tomato Pie. …
  • Mexico: Pie de Limón (Lemon Pie) …
  • Australia: No-Bake-Vegan French Silk Pie. …
  • Spain: Apple Pie Chimichanga. …
  • UK: Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie. …
  • France: Zucchini, Goat Cheese and Honey Pie. …
  • United States: Boston Cream Pie. …
  • Brazil: Tortinha de Morango no Copinho.

Are meat pies healthy?

Sadly, they’re not great as a regular part of your diet. An average individual meat pie provides around 450kcal, but the biggest problem is the 12g of saturated fat inside it – that’s more than half the daily guideline. If you have buttery mashed potato or chips on the side, the fat content of your meal is even higher.

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Why are pies popular in New Zealand?

Today’s pies reflect our multiculturalism and changing food preferences. Flavours like butter chicken and curry are popular, along with vegetarian and vegan varieties. Kiwis have continued to take our pies very seriously. The first Bakels Supreme Pie Awards were held in 1996 to recognise the best pies in New Zealand.