July 2012   




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 2012

Pie Meeting Saturday 7th July 2012


World Events

Floods everywhere. Five inches of rain in less than 48 hrs and one man drowned in Devon, 99 drowned in Russia. 

Barclays Bank in trouble over under reporting the Libor interest rate. Apparently more banks involved. Bob Diamond CE resigned. 

Leeds General Infirmary to loose heart surgery for children. Nearest place now is Newcastle.

4 Suspected Islamist terrorists stopped on the M6 toll road.


Andy Murray through to final of Wimbledon.

Marray from Sheffield with a Dane called Nielsen winning  the doubles final.

Bradley Wiggins leads Tour de France.


Peter   Big meaty, fresh and juicy. Pastry a little short, tasty meat. A good one.

Score   8.0/10

Mark   Greasy pastry, crispy.Tasty jelly. Strong aroma from the pork. Nice coarse ground meat. Not much spice but did not need it.

Score   8.0/10

Tim   Big rat run in the top. Crispy but lardy pastry. Not a lot of meat or seasoning. Tasteless jelly.

Score   5.0/10

Howard   Good sized pie. Crispy greasy pasty.Well filled with meat. Plenty of jelly. Very tasty porky taste. Not much spice but did not need it.

Score   8.0/10


Fetcher   Howard

Fetch   Heathfields of Southowarm.

Price   £1.19

Average   7.75

Pie Meeting Saturday 21st July 2012

World Events

Shooting in US cinema. 12 dead and more badly injured. Police attempting to disable the booby trap at his apartment.

Syria on the brink. 

G4S debacle - troops brought in at last minute to protect Olympics.

Barclays rigged Libor - are other banks implicated as well?

600 Lloyds branches bought by Co-op.

Low milk prices putting farmers out of business.

Piece Hall in Halifax gets £7m lottery boost. £19 million redevelopment planned.


Bradley Wiggins leads Tour de France - on brink of victory

British Open at Lytham - benign weather.

Bradford Bulls under offer

6 days to the London Olympics

Leeds beat Wigan in Challenge Cup Final last weekend


Phil   So long since I had a pie.Nice pastry, lovely jelly, very nice pie.

Score   8.0/10

Tim   Nice crisp pastry.  Rat cavern at top.  Not much jelly.  Good compact meat, needed more spice.

Score   7.5/10

Mark   Nice crisp pastry. Lovely aroma.  Lots of flavoursome jelly. Course meat.  Loads of afterburn.

Score   8.5/10

Megan   Pastry nice.  Jelly lovely.  Meat had a ton of salt in it - couldn't taste any meat.

Score   6.0/10

Howard   Nice pastry . Well filled.  Plenty of jelly, tasty. Meat course.  Plenty of flavour.  Needed more spice.

Score   8.0/10

Richard   I had the rest of the salt inmypie. Pastry bit too thick.  Nice compavt generousmeat.

Score   7.0/10

Kevin   Fresh. Big. Crispy pastry.  Lots of jelly. Course, spicey meat. Excellent .  A pie i could eat every day.

Score   9.0/10


Fetcher   Kevin

Fetch   Alex Ealse Marsden

Price   £1

Average   7.7


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