May 2010   




Artisan Class


1st Honley Village  Butchers – pork, chorizo, goats cheese & sweet chilli sauce 
2nd Keith Dyson – full English breakfast
3rd Honley Village Butchers – pork, chicken & stuffing
4th J. Thomas of Helmsley 
5th E. Middlemiss – pork, stuffing & Yorkshire chutney


Traditional Class


1st Hoffman’s of Wakefield 
2nd Wilson’s of Crossgates, Leeds 
3rd Broster’s of Lindley, Huddersfield.
4th Honley Village Butchers, Huddersfield.


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Pie Club Meetings 2010

Pie Meeting Saturday 1st may 2010

World Events

Brown’s gaffe in Rochdale. Called a pensioner bigoted in private when asked about East Europeans coming here. Labour finished?

Greece heading for bankcruptcy.

BP oil spillage in Gulf of Mexico. Spilling 5000 barrels a day.


Steve Davis through to quarter final of snooker championship.

Fulham through to Cup final.


Bruce   Fresh, baker’s pie?. Nice crisp pastry, fair amount of tasty jelly. Springy pork. Nice after burn. A little small.

Score   8.0/10

Peter   Small, pastry was crispy and thick.not much jelly. Needed more seasoning.

Score   7.0/10

Mark   Chewy pastry, good flavour. Loads of flavour in meat.

Score   8.5/10

Kevin   Well filled small pie. Fresh and spicy. Too small.

Score   8.0/10


Fetcher   Kevin

Fetch   La Gourmet . Brighouse  

Price   77p

Average   7.9

Pie Meeting Saturday 8th May 2010

World Events

Election ends with a hung parliament.

Tories got the most seats and talking to the Liberals.

UKIP party chairman crashes after taking up advertising Parts of English cities like Zimbabwe with voters turned away from polling stations.

Greece bail out approved today in exchange for massive cuts.

Majestic Hotel in Harrogate goes up in flames and at least one person died.

Icelandic volcano causes problems in Spain and Portugal.

BP oil spill still spilling.


Leeds get promoted to Championship league.

Huddersfield Giants out of Rugby League Challenge Cup 60 - 4.


Andy Nice looking. Salty and pepper later. Slimy meat.

Score   7.0/10

Jacko   guest Nice meat, salty.

Score   7.0/10

Tim   Good looking nice glaze well filled, crisp pastry. Meat was dry and lacking in spice.

Score   8.0/10

John   Good looker, well glazed. Pastry to die for. Coarse meat well spiced. Belter of a pie.

Score   9.5/10

Kevin   Volcanic pie! Fresh, crunchy pastry,full of meat. Tasty jelly, salt and afterburn.

Score   8.5/10

Mark   Looked so uniform could have been turned out on a lathe. Thick but crispy pastry. Meat OK. Flavoursome jelly.

Score   8.5/10

Phil   Good looker, fresh, crispy pastry. Well filled nice tasty meat. More jelly needed.

Score   8.5/10

Peter   Very fresh, crispy pastry, tasty meat . An excellent pie.

Score   9.0/10

Bruce   Fresh pie,lovely castelations , crispy morish pastry, just right amount of pastry. Coarse meat.

Score   9.0/10


Fetcher   Bruce

Fetch   Bentleys of Pudsey, Leeds

Price   £1.00 (with 10% discount)

Average   8.25

Pie Meeting Saturday 15th May 2010

World Events

Coalition government for the first time since 1923.

Ministers take a 5% pay cut.

Millibrand brothers stand against each other in labour leadership election.

Bankcok riots get worse.

More BA strikes planned.

Greek bailout goes through.


Chelsea win league and cup double.

Huddersfield draw with Milwall in league championship.


Phil   Sort of pie I am looking for. Nice colour, good jelly. Bi of uncooked pastry on the bottom. Good taste.

Score   8.0/10

John   Varied in apearence, dry lardy pastry, pastry lacked salt. Nice amount of jelly. Porky but lacking in seasoning.

Score   7.0/10

Kevin   Crunchy pastry but verging on burnt. No jelly and very dry. Beautiful meat. Afterburn of burnt pasty.

Score   7.5/10

Bob   Pastry dry. Not much jelly. Meat was nice.

Score   7.0/10

Peter   Short, fatty pastry, tasty porky meat. Not much jelly, well filled. Pastry let it down.

Score   6.0/10


Fetcher   Peter

Fetch   Andrew Jones

Price   £1.10p

Average   7.1

Pie Meeting Saturday 22nd May 2010

World Events

BA losing more money than ever but staff still want to strike.

Muslims from Nelson Lancashire killed in Pakistan.

Hotest day of the year today.

Calderdale Council lib/lab pact.


Amir Khan successfully defends his World title.


John   Thick crunchy pastry. Porky meat, lacked seasoning.

Score   6.0/10

Kevin   Crunchy top and soft bottom. Not fresh, compact unafensive meat. Sweet flavoured jelly.

Score   7.0/10

Peter   Thick pastry, dry not much jelly, couple of grissley bits, not a lot of taste.

Score   5.0/10

Mark   Very dry, crispy pasty and soft pastry, no jelly.Meat average, lacked spice.

Score   6.0/10

Phil Ugly pie. Chunky meat. Not a great pie.

Score   6.5/10


Fetcher   Phil

Fetch   Amblers Pies of Bradford.

Price   69p

Average   6.1

Pie Meeting Saturday 29th May 2010

World Events

Fergie in trouble touting for business for Prince Andrew.

Bradford killer of prostitutes gave his name as the Crossbow killer in court.

New Lib Dem Chief Secretary(David Laws) to the Treasury in expenses scandal.


Red Bull team on poll position for tomorrow.

Blackpool get into Premier Division.

England beat Australia in 20/20 matches.

Inter Milan win European Cup.


Peter   Crispy,thickish pastry. Not much jelly. Tasty meat. Enjoyed it.

Score   8.0/10

Tim   Not fresh been in fridge, not bad.

Score   6.0/10

Mark   Tough crispy pastry,fairly thick, meat at one side was Spam. At the other side it was course, well flavoured and lots of spice and afterburn.

Score   7.0/10


Fetcher   Mark

Fetch   Richardson's of Halifax Borough Market.

Price   ??

Average   7.0


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