This pie would make a wonderful centrepiece for a family meal. My granddaughters Abby and Grace helped me to make it for the TV programme. For this recipe you will need a 1.75 litre/3 pint shallow, wide-based ovenproof dish, about 25cm/10in in diameter.
This Farmers' Bacon Bake is one of our top 15 Mary Berry recipes for winter and a tasty treat for the whole family. Check out the list here: http://www.dk.com/uk/explore/food-drink/15-winter-dishes-to-warm-you-up-this-winter/