Pie Meeting Saturday 5th May 2012
Pie Club on One Show last night!
Boris gets in as Mayor of London, Coalition Goverment hammered in local elections.
The Scream painting by Munch got £74 million at auction.
Chinese buy 60 stake in Wheatabix brand valued at 1.2 billion
Chelsea win 2 - 1 against Liverpool in FA Cup.
Manchester City beat Man Utd in League match!
Tim Not enough of time in the oven. No jelly. Pastry was dough. Nice if baked. Meat not bad.
Howard Very pale pastry. Rustic looking. Dough pastry.Meat very tasty. Good texture.Well filled. Lacked jelly.
Peter Very underdone. Dry as a cream cracker. Lots of meat that was porky but needed more spice.
Kevin Looked like a snowball, thick dry pastry, like eating a Wheatbix. Granular meat, spicy, no jelly at all, OK pie.
Fetch Old Bakery Bretheton Lancashire.
Guest Fetch from Jean and Ron Nuttall of Nottingham.
Tim Nicely glazed hand raised pie. Nice tasting meat. Tasty.well seasoned.
Howard Nice crispy pastry. Meat lovely,well spiced. Onion flavour. Plenty of jelly.
Peter Rustic appearance. Nice well done colour. Very short thickish pastry but tasty. Chunky lean meat. Onion flavour. Great texture.
Kevin Traditional hand raised pie. Short but thin pastry. Chunky succulent meat Lots of afterburn. Fantastic pie.
Fetcher Jean and Ron Nuttall
Fetch Jean and Ron Nuttall of Nottingham.
Jean explained that meat was belly pork, seasoning ground pepper and salt and mustard powder.
The Pie Club look forward to the Nuttalls entering the competition next year.
Pie Meeting Saturday 12th May 2012
House fire in Derby. 5 Children die, 1 in intensive care,28 year old woman arrested.
Suicide bomber in Syria killed over 60 people and hundreds injured.
Vidal Sassoon dies at 84.
The drought has now been officially rained off.
Halifax knocked out in playoff semi- final.
Olympic torch lit in Greece but blows out.
Amir Khan’s boxing opponent who won their title fight banned for drug taking.
Mark Fresh pie.Jelly had soaked into the pastry and softened it. Fine ground meat with lots of spice, great jelly, enjoyed it.
Tim Very fatty pastry, salty meat with little other seasoning. Horrid.
Kevin Ordinary looking pie with a big hole in the top. Thick dry pastry. Not much jelly.
Howard Very salty, coarse meat, fell apart.
Fetch Old Pork and Meat Shop ,Shay Lane Halifax.
Pie Meeting Saturday 19th May 2012
Will Greece leave the Euro? It is in the balance.
Rebecca Brookes Ex Chief Exec of News International charged with perverting the course of justice.
Face Book launched on NY stock exchange,it is worth over over £100 billion.
Manchester City win thePremier League in the dying secs of the game against QPR. Man Utd are gutted, they were second and would have won if City had drawn!
Olympic Torch has arrived in UK.
Jonathan Brownlee from Dewsbury wins World Series Triatholon in San Diago.
Peter Dainty, shallow pie. Well glazed.Crunchy thin pastry. Tasty peppery meat. Very fresh. A verygood pie.
Mark Very fresh pie. Lovely tasty pastr y with crusty castalations. Meat was sausage meat texture. Great taste though.
Tim Greasy looking. Crunchy pastry.No jelly. Pepper but litle other seasoning.
Howard Crispy tasty pastry. Fine ground meat. Plenty of taste.Did need more seasoning. Enjoyed it.
Fetch Metcalfes of Cleckheaton
Pie Meeting Saturday 26th May 2012
Planted a memorial tree and commemorated it with a stone plaque. Bob's family and friends attended.
Vince Cable rejects Tory call for reduced employement rights.
19 year old weighing 60 stone had to be cut out of her house for medical treatment.
Middlemass Butchers, Pie Club finalists apprehend a villian and cautioned for assault!
Huddersfield Town win at Wembley on penalties, now in the Championship.
Chelsea win European Cup on penalities. Drogba scored in 88th min to equalise and on penalties.
Peter Neat, compact looking pie. Not happy at jelly on the top of the pie. Thin fresh pastry Well filled. Finely ground meat. More seasoning needed.
Kevin Not the best looking pie in the World. Far too much jelly on top of the pie which made it soggy on top. Crunchy crispy pastry on the bottom. Fresh, compact spicy meat, finely ground. Tasted better than it looked. Susprisingly good.
Tim Covered in jelly on top. Soggy pastry. Jelly did not taste of anything. Meat is Pek chopped pork but smoother and fattier.
Mark Agreed with others. Jelly should be in not on top of the pie. Meat was compacted.Quite spicey and flavoursome. Enjoyed it.
Fetch Diggles Farm Foods, Bury Market