Pies

Hallie O'Donovan hallieod at indigo.ie
Wed Apr 5 05:17:38 EDT 2000


Kylie:
>Sally is not telling the full story.  In parts of Australia, they do
>unbelievable things to pies with peas.
>
>Apparently, in South Australia, you can get something called a "pie floater"
>which is a pie floating in pea soup.  I have been fortunate enough to never
>experience this.
>
>In Queensland if you ask for a pie with peas and hot sauce you get a pie
>with the top taken off, peas that have been boiled until they are mushy
>spooned onto the pie and the top replaced, and a squirt of Worcestershire
>sauce.
>
>I have seen them eat this with my own eyes, and then go back for seconds..>

I don't know, but something seems wrong with my food-based responses.  I
can't quite muster the revulsion you seem to expect for the pie/pea combo,
which doesn't sound bad.   I would love to see the reaction if tourists
were given a pea floater in place of the expected stew in an inn though!

Hallie
hallieod at indigo.ie





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