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  1. stargazy pie(Noun)

    A Cornish dish of baked pilchards, covered with a pastry crust, arranged with their tails toward the centre of the pie and their heads poking up through the crust.

  2. Origin: and pie, the upturned fish seeming to stare skywards.

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  1. Stargazy pie

    Stargazy pie is a Cornish dish made of baked pilchards, along with eggs and potatoes, covered with a pastry crust. Although there are a few variations with different fish being used, the unique feature of stargazy pie is fish heads protruding through the crust, so that they appear to be gazing skyward. This allows the oils released during cooking to flow back into the pie. The dish is traditionally held to have originated from the village of Mousehole in Cornwall and is traditionally eaten during the festival of Tom Bawcock's Eve to celebrate his heroic catch during a very stormy winter. According to the modern festival, which is combined with the Mousehole village illuminations, the entire catch was baked into a huge stargazy pie, encompassing seven types of fish and saving the village from starvation. There is evidence that the festival dates back even further, to pre-Christian times. The story of Bawcock was popularised by Antonia Barber's children's book The Mousehole Cat, which featured the star-gazy pie. In 2007 contestant Mark Hix won the BBC's Great British Menu with a variant of the dish.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stargazy pie in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stargazy pie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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