Women eat more pie than men

Oct 08, 2012, 12:16 IST | ANI

The Asda study found a north-south divide with mince and onion pie tops in Scotland, and steak and kidney the number one choice south of the border.

Sex and relationships, Women eat more pie than men

But new gourmet pies such as minted lamb, chicken balti and spinach and leek have also been a hit.

Flaky summer weather puffed up sales of the filled pastries by 75 percent over the year.

“With the nights drawing in, we naturally seek comfort in indulgent foods that make us feel cosy and warm,” the Mirror quoted Asda pie expert Emma Ainley as saying.

“In the last few years we’ve really seen an increased appetite for new varieties of quality, gourmet pies from our shoppers,” she said.

The top 10 pies are:
1. Steak and kidney
2. Steak
3. Chicken
4. Chicken and mushroom
5. Lamb
6. Steak and ale
7. Mince and onion
8. Vegetable
9. Chicken and ham
10. Chicken, bacon and Leek

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