May 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 7th  May 2011

World Events

Osama Bin Laden killed in a big house in Pakistan.

Election results : Liberal Dems hammered. AV rejected 70 - 30.

Scotland have SNP majority - independance next?

Fires on the Moors in Ripponden.

Female solder from Huddersfield buried today.


Henry Cooper dies at age 76.

Sebi Ballesteros, golfer dies at 54.

Ted Low, snooker commentator dies 90.

QPR cheated by fielding ineligible players and get away with it.

Man Utd and Barcelona in Champions league final.


Peter   Crispy pastry, well filled, tasty meat. Deja Vue - last week. Must be Simon Hagues of Bolster Moor.

Score   8.5/10

Phil   Ultra fresh, nice jelly, litle more spice needed perhap. Great pie.

Score   8.5/10

John   Good looker, big dome, course flavoursome meat. Crispy pastry, slightly sweet pastry. Brilliant pie.

Score   10/10

Kevin   Fresh, thin crispy pastry. Succulent tasty meat. Slight sage taste.

Score   9.0/10

Richard   Lovely meat, peppery course fresh nice jelly. Pastry too short.

Score   8.5/10

Bruce   Smart looking pie, fresh crunchy pastry. Succulent, course, spicy meat.

Score   9.0/10

Mark   Fresh crispy pastry, Lovely jelly, meat was course chewy that melted like butter. Nice amount of spice and pepper.

Score   9.5/10


Fetcher   Mark

Fetch   Cryer and Stott of Pontefract

Price   £1.10

Average   9

Pie Meeting Saturday 14th May 2011

World Events

Gadaffi has gone into hiding.
English woman beheaded in Tenneriffe Supermarket.

Man due to be blinded with acid after blinding a woman with acid given stay of execution.

Eurovision song contest tonight.


Man City win the FA cup. Bob would be proud.

Italian cyclist died in Italian road  race.

Halifax Rugby lose in Challenge Cup.

Man United win the league Cup.


John   Rustic looking pie, well filled, luncheon meat inside, good flavour fresh, plenty of pepper. Not much jelly but hot taste.

Score   7.5/10

Edward Guest from Britany, France   Fresh, tasty, not much jelly.

Score   9/10

Nelly Guest from Le Man France Fresh, not much jelly, hom made, tasty.

Score   9.0/10

Jim   Pastry excellent, very fresh, right thickness, pastry blended with the pork. Not a lot of jelly, no fat.

Score   9.0/10

Peter   Jim said it all, peppery pork .Pastry a little thick.

Score   8.5/10

Mark   Big heavy pie, crispy pastry, fresh, full  and well constructed. Salty.

Score   8.0/10

Phil   Fresh, good looker, full of meat, good flavour, jelly on the top of the meat. Never had before.

Score   8.0/10


Fetcher   Phil

Fetch   Lund Butchers of Keithley

Price   £1

Average   8.4

Pie Meeting Saturday 21st May 2011

World Events

Queen visits Republic of Ireland for the first time, first Monarch's tour since 1911.

World ends tonight according to some nutter in America.

Chris Hulme is in trouble for passing on points to his wife!

Eric Morley ex labour minister gets 16 months for fiddling expenses.

CEO of IMF and prospective President of France on rape charge in France . Will Gordon Brown get his job.

Kenneth Clarke in trouble for saying some rapes are worse than others.


Huddersfield beat Bournemouth on penalties to make league play off final Peterborough.

Wimbledon moved to Milton Keyes and the remainder are now going into the Football league.


Howard (guest)   Too dry for me. Did not enjoy it. Not at lot of taste.

Score   5.0/10

Mark   Sticky pastry but nice taste and thin. Meat needed more spice. Not a lot of jelly.

Score   7.510

Fred   Gooey pastry, enjoyed the pie. Succulent meat.

Score   8.0/10

Bruce   Soft, thin pastry with a soggy bottom. Meat was compact and interlaced with jelly. Meat was tasty but let down with the plastic lined paper making them sweat and were cold.

Score   7.5/10

Peter   Good looker, thin crispy pastry. Succulent tasty meat. More pepper would have been good. Enjoyed it.

Score   8.0/10

Phil   Proper looking pie. Well filled with meat. Nice bit of jelly.

Score   8.0/10

John   Robust pie, stuck to teeth. Lacked jelly which may have soaked into pastry.

Score   7.0/10


Fetcher   John

Fetch   Brosters Farm Shop

Price   £1

Average   7.3

Pie Meeting Saturday 28st May 2011

No meeting held this week, Bank Holiday Weekend.


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