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In cooking, a pie is a baked dish with a pastry shell that covers or completely contains a filling of meat, fish, vegetables, fruit, cheeses, creams, chocolate, custards or any other sweet or savoury ingredient you can think to put inside. Pies can be either 'one-crust', where the filling is placed in a dish and covered with a pastry top before baking, or 'two-crust', with the filling completely enclosed in the pastry shell. Some pies have only a bottom crust, generally if they have a sweet filling that does not require cooking. These bottom-crust-only pies may be known as tarts or tartlets. One example of a savoury bottom-crust-only pie is a quiche.

Blind-baking is used to develop a crust's crispiness, and help it from getting soggy under the burden of a very liquidy filling. If the crust of the pie requires much more cooking than the chosen filling, it may also be blind-baked before the filling is added and then only briefly cooked or refrigerated.

Pie fillings range in size from tiny bitesize party pies or small tartlets, to single-serve pies (e.g. cornish pasty) and larger pies baked in a dish and eaten by the slice. The type of pasty used is matched to the filling, but it is generally either a butter-rich flaky or puff pastry, or a sturdy shortcrust pastry.

Small pies are a popular form of takeaway food in Australia, with the most ubiquitous brand being Four'n'twenty. Many bakeries and specialty stores sell gourmet pies for the most discriminating customer. A peculiarity of Adelaide cuisine is the Pie floater.

Like dumplings, many cultures have independently discovered pies as a useful and delicious way to utilize otherwise useless ingredients left over in the household.

Pie was popularized in the early 2000's by the charactors weebl and bob.

Savoury pie recipes include:

Sweet pies include:

In Vodun, Pie is a soldier-loa who lived at the bottoms of lakes and rivers and caused floods.

Not to be confused with the number Pi, the pie menu, or Proto-Indo-European (PIE)

tarte tatin occasionally is miscategorized as a form of pie. It is actually a sweet upside-down cake.