October 2013   




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 2013

Pie Meeting Saturday 12th October 2013

World Events

Refugees on boat lost in the Med near Italy.

Big storm in India just started.

Royal Mail share sale a success with a 40% price bounce.

Tim and Lindsey ( Landlord and Landlady)  have a Granddaughter

Big hike in energy prices this week.


Debate in the Press should foreign sportsman be allowed to represent the UK?

England beat Montenegro at Football 4-1


Peter   Big, shiny pie, fresh and crisp pastry, well filled, peppery meat, an excellent pie.

Score   8.5/10

Mark   Dull finish on mine, dark and overcooked by a few minutes.Nice tasty jelly, coarse ground meat, lots of spice pepper and afterburn.

Score   8.0/10

Phil   Big pie, lots of pastry, nice jelly, more seasoning needed.

Score   6.0/10

Kevin   Fresh, well glazed, crispy crunchy sticky pastry. Tasty jelly, finely ground peppery pork.

Score   8.0/10


Fetcher   Kevin

Fetch   Groveners of Brough Market, Halifax.

Price   90p

Average   7.6


Pie Meeting Saturday 19th October 2013

World Events

Plebgate rumbles on with Chief Constables to come before a Commons Select Committee.

British Gas going up 8.5 %

HS2 gets more bad press this week. Areas to lose out if not near it.

USA not fallen off fiscal cliff with last minute agreement.


England qualify for World Cup 2 – 1 against Poland

Boxing, amateurs will not wear head guards.

Andy Murray was presented with OBE by Prince William.


Peter   Pale pastry, fresh and crispy pastry, well filled. A bit bland. Needed pepper. Very little jelly.

Score   6.0/10

Howard   Pale pie, small in size. Crisp pastry but soggy bottom. Pastry too thick and dominated the experience. Coarse meat porky, little jelly, needed more spice.

Score   6.5/10

Mark   All been said. Needed more time in the oven. Nice meat.

Score   7.0/10


Fetcher   Mark

Fetch   Hopkins of Burkinshaw.

Price   £1.05

Average   6.6

Pie Meeting Saturday 26th October 2013

World Events

Prince George christened this week with 7 Godparents. First time one current and three future monarchs are photographed together.

Scotland’s only refinery will now stay open after Union agreed to Pension and Pay freeze.

Labour took a by election from the SMP in Scotland.

Plebgate : Federation policemen who fitted up Mitchell and their Chief Constables were in front of a Commons Committee.

Man who punched Police horse jailed 12 months.

America listening in to European leaders calls.


England lost to Australia in Rugby league opening game. 28 - 20

Wales lost to Italy at Rugby league. 32 – 16

Vettel on pole position and will win  in  Delia to get World Championship for 2013.


Peter   Big pie, very well filled, fresh, not much jelly. Porky, could use more spice.

Score   6.5/10

Mark   Soft pastry let it down. Very full of coarse grained meat. Lots of spice, lots of afterburn. Well glazed,very fresh.

Score   8.0/10

William   Large well filled pie, good amount of jelly. Salty tasty meat. Pastry was crisp and crunchy and a little thick.

Score   ??/10

Tim   Good sized pie. Well finished. Thin crunchy pastry. Well filled, not at lot of jelly.Meat was well spiced and seasoned.

Score   9.0/10

Kevin   Very big pie, thin crunchy pastry, small amount ofjelly. Very moist meat, spice and afterburn. A perfect pie. Could eat it ever week.

Score   9.0/10

Howard   All been said. Good size, well glazed and baked. Thin crusty pastry. Well filled. Tasty coarse meat. Salty. Plenty of tasty jelly. Worth the effort to fetch.

Score   9.0/10


Fetcher   Howard

Fetch   Bolster Moor 

Price   £1.25p

Avarage   8.1


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