Entries by shawn merrikin

DESBRISAY DINES: Great British Pasty & Pie Co.

He was quite right. I went home and Googled it. The Cornish Pasty, like Champagne or Parmigiano-Reggiano, has its own special designation, protected by the European Union as a special regional food. I hadn’t really believed him, but there it was. “I didn’t much like pasties growing up,”  Matt Grant, owner of The Great British […]

Pasty chef finishes fourth in international competition

An Arnprior baker makes the world’s fourth best pasty, a renowned British culinary creation. Matt Grant of The Great British Pasty & Pie Co. – featured in a December 2014 issue of the Chronicle-Guide – recently returned from an international competition in Cornwall, England. He narrowly missed a top three finish by one point. Not […]