Everyone loves sweet dishes like cakes and desserts, which are made up of sugary items. Among those festive foods, the pie is also a favorite dish of many people all around the world. A pie is made up of fruits and pastry layer which is made of dough. The meal consists of various types, such as apple, strawberry, and cheesecake. People celebrate national pie day annually in the United States.
The pie day is usually celebrated on 23rd January. This day is an unofficial holiday in America, while people love to celebrate it enthusiastically. This day was celebrated from the 1970s to this day. And let’s know a little bit about this delicious dish.
History of National Pie Day
It all dates back to the ancient Greeks who started making the pie. They made it by adding water and dough and made it into a pastry. Fruits and honey are also included in them. Sometimes fruits will be replaced by meats or fishes. This was then improvised by the Romans, who made it better and they added all kinds of meat, which made it taste different or rendered a new way to the modern-day pie. The middle ages also play a major role in the history of pie. It was started celebrated from 1975, Because of a teacher in Colorado named Charlie Papazian. He Loved pie more than him, so he wanted to celebrate the pie day on his birthday and it went on to become a pie day.
- The fruit pie is a breakfast food for people in the U.S, Originally.
- Florida has its official pie named Key lime pie.
- The official pie of Illinois is the pumpkin pie.
- The official pie of Delaware is Peach custard pie.
- The official pie of Indiana is Sugar crème pie.
Why we Celebrate?
There is no particular reason to celebrate this day; this day is to solely celebrate the pie, Because of its history and the legacy of this legendary dish. This day is celebrated to remind everyone for the way it evolved and still intact with the society today and the deliciousness of it. These are the reasons to celebrate this day. Charlie Papazian is the reason why we celebrate this day, And to understand how much he loved pie.
How to Celebrate?
The best way to celebrate this day is to spend time with friends and having a sugary pie just for this particular day and by sharing the sweet cake with people who are homeless. We can bake different pies and sell them if we need. We can even try to make some new variety of pies and present them to the neighbors.
This particular day can be used for any purpose, even its for a single day. This food is one of the Major dish, that is so much healthier and tastier. And this food is said to be one of its kind because of its brief history. So, start celebrating this day with a bite.
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