The term pie, can be applied to any mass consisting of a fill, within the latter.
Worldwide, most cultures prepared some kind of meal where the dough is wrapped around a filling, made with simple components, to various foods typical of different regions of the world.
There are many more types of pies in the world of those named here, but the list will detail will serve as an example of the existing variety.
The pie dough can be baked, fried, fried soufflé type, and in some parts of the world can be boiled well. The filling can be made of meat, cheese, fish, vegetables, cereals, fruits and combinations of these foods.
They may have the widest range of shapes and sizes according to place of origin or the customs prevailing in different countries where they are consumed.