April 2011   




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 2011

Pie Meeting Saturday 2nd April 2011

No Pie Meeting this week busy busy with preparations for the Annual Pork Pie Competition.

Pie Meeting Saturday 9th April 2011

World Events

Portugal gets EU bail out. Who's next?

Ivory Coast President surrounded and will not leave.

Sailor shoots two people and one dead on Submarine in Portsmouth.

Real IRA kills Catholic Police Officer.


Grand National Ballabriggs wins and Phil backed it.

Rooney banned for 2 matches for swearing on camera.

Halifax Town promoted!


Phil   Looked indifferent. Good looker, full of meat. Lovely meat.

Score   8.0/10

John   Good looking. Heavy pie. Full of compact meat but spamy. Well seasoned. Jelly soaked into pastry, bit soggy pastry.

Score   8.5/10

Mark   Fresh pie, well glazed. Packed with meat and jelly. Meat needed more spice.

Score   8.0/10

Peter   Well filled but pastry a bit soft. Needed a bit more spice.

Score   8.0/10


Fetcher   Peter

Fetch   Broosters

Price   £1

Average   8.1

Pie Meeting Saturday 23rd April 2011

World Events

Pork pie Club Contest the best yet with nearly 70 entries and the Bridge Inn nearly ran out of beer. A smashing day.

Best ever April weather since records began!

Sheffield flooded today!

Millions of on 11 day holiday with Easter and Royal Wedding.

Women who was dropped into the sea from a liner dies.

Lady from Worksop caught a baby in USA  that had fallen from a 4th floor balcony.

Prince Charles has become the longest serving heir to the throne.


Stoke beat Bolton 5 - 0.

Manchester City beat Manchester Utd 1 - 0 in FA Cup semi final.


Richard   Did not taste fresh,jelly had disappeared. Meat was OK, bit of a supermarket taste to it. Hungry so enjoyed it!

Score   6.0/10

Peter   Good looker with apple pie like latticed top. Crispy, thin  fresh pastry. Tasty meat.

Score   9.0/10

Mark   Thin crispy pastry, nice jelly, well filled pie, flavoursome meat.

Score   8.5/10

Phil   Fresh but lardy tasting. Tasty gravy.

Score   6.0/10

Kevin   Fresh, thin crunchy pastry.Firm and finely ground meat. Small amount of jelly.

Score   8.5/10


Fetcher   Kevin

Fetch   Governors of Halifax Market

Price   88p

Average   7.5

Pie Meeting Saturday 30th April 2011

World Events

Royal Wedding a fantastic event. Now it is the  Duke  and Duchess of Cambridge.

Syrian Ambassador invite was withdrawn. 

Tornado hits the South of USA.

Donald Trump hits out at Obama for not giving out details of his birth certificate, which proves he is born in the USA (Hawaii)


Youngest ever county cricket professional turns out for Yorkshire at age 15.

Olympic tickets all sold out.

Real Madrid drop the cup from the bus and the bus ran over it!


Kevin   Lovely looking pie, golden pastry, packed with meat. Lots of pepper.

Score   9.5/10

Tim   Perfect pie.

Score   10/10

Mark   Polished appearance and slightly overcooked. Very crispy pastry, well filled but tasted of ginger. Good effort.

Score   8.5/10

Peter   Polished and well done pastry just the way I like it. Well filled, peppery in parts. A superb pie.

Score   9.0/10

Oli   Tasty, crisp pastry, tasty jelly.

Score   9.0/10


Fetcher   Oli

Fetch   From this years champion, Hinchliffe's of Netherton.

Price   ??

Average   9.2


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