When I visited New York, I managed to fit in a visit to Momofuku’s Ssam Bar, but a visit to the Milk Bar was not on the cards. Unfortunately there is only so much you can do in a limited time. Having read so much about their crack pie, I decided to do the next best thing. Recreate it myself. As the recipe makes two pies, making them for a tribal get together to celebrate my father-in-law’s birthday seemed a good idea. We also had suckling pig on a spit, but more about that another time.
At first you may find this recipe a little daunting, as you have to make the biscuits for the pie base. My suggestion, make them a day or two before and store in an air tight container. Then you will find the final steps of making the pie very easy and quite quick. Read more →