June 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 12th June 2010

World Events

BP are taking a beating from President Obahma and the financial markets.

Floods in Arkansas, USA kills 16 and 22 missing.

Government to ask everyone where the cuts are to fall.

Queen’s birthday today and birthday honours list.


World Cup kicks off today.

England v USA World Cup prevents Pie Club president from coming to pie club.

Andy Murray knocked out of tennis tournament.


Peter   Nice pastry, thin and quite crispy. Big gaps between pastry and meat. Tasty meat.

Score   7.5/10

Mark   Soft pasty. Huge void at top of pie. Nice tasty jelly. Coarsely ground meat. Lots of pepper and after burn. Too salty.

Score   7.5/10

Phil   Soft chewy pastry, Meat nice and nice jelly. Lots of after burn.

Score   7.0/10

John   Pastry lovely, lots of jelly. Meat peppery. Lots of salt. Enjoyed it.

Score   9.0/10

Kevin   Fresh pie, no jelly, peppery, salty, course meat.

Score   7.0/10


Fetcher   Kevin

Fetch   Marshall’s of Bradford. (bakers)

Price   80p

Average   7.6

Pie Meeting Saturday 19th June 2010

World Events

Bloody Sunday report finally comes out after 12 years and 38 years ago. Soldiers were in the wrong in shooting.

Massive Fire at Pellon Mill, Halifax.

BP oil well still leaking in Gulf of Mexico.

£2 billion cut from public spending this week and lots more to come.

Government to cut back on health and safety rules.


England World Cup so far drawn against USA and Algeria.

England Need to beat Slovainia. (Kevin says they will do it.)

40th anniversary of Ripponden Sports Day.


Phil   Nice looking pie./ Lots of jelly. Needed more salt and pepper.

Score   8.5/10

John   Compact pie, uniform in appearance. Golden tan to pastry but lacked salt. Not a lot of flavour. Lacked pepper.

Score   7.0/10

Mark   Pale, uneven and ugly. Crunchy pastry, tasty jelly and meat. Bags of pepper and afterburn.

Score   9.0/10

Kev   Needed more time in the oven. Crunchy pastry, fresh, well filled. Lovely pie.

Score   9.0/10

Richard   Pale, not much flavour or spice. Too much pastry. Fresh but like eating dog biscuits.

Score   7.0/10

Bruce   Compact pie. Fresh, Pastry too short. Nice tasty jelly. Well filled tasty meat. Liked its rugged ugliness.

Score   9.0/10

Peter   Very short pastry, needed more spice, especially pepper.

Score   7.0/10

Fred   Pastry lacked salt. No jelly, well filled with meat.

Score   8.0/10


Fetcher   Fred

Fetch   Gledhills of Wakefield. With compliments of Gledhills.

Price   Free

Average   8.0

Pie Meeting Saturday 26th June 2010

World Events

Emergency budget VAT to go to 20%.

Pension age to go up to 66.

No tax up to £10000.

Public servants to be cut and pay frozen.

New prime minister in Australia and she is Welsh!

307 soldiers now killed in Afganistan American general in charge in Afganistan sacked by Obama.

Great weather all this week and threat of hose pipe bans!


England through to last 16 of World Cup and play Germany on Sunday.

England rugby Union beat Australia.

England cricket beat Australia Tennis – longest ever match at Wimbledon lasted 11 hours 10 minutes.

Fedderer just gets through first round.


Mark   Uneven ugly looking pie, very fresh and considering the weather husbandry excellent, loads of pepper and afterburn.Well filled pie. Enjoyed it.

Score   9.0/10

Oliver   Plenty of pepper. Enjoyed the meat, pastry a bit greasy, nice amount of jelly.

Score   7.0/10

Danny (guest)   Too much pepper, not enough jelly and uneven.

Score   7.0/10

Kevin   Fresh, well packed, no jelly, but moist meat. Spicy, Well kept on a hot day.

Score   8.0/10

Peter   Large, well filled, thickish pastry, not much jelly, tasty lean meat. A damm good pie.

Score   8.5/10


Fetcher   Peter

Fetch   Sharlands of Huddersfield

Price   £1.08p

Average   7.9


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