August 2014   




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 2014

Pie Meeting Saturday 16th August 2014

World Events

Cliff Richard’s home searched after sexual assault allegation.

10 years today Boscastle, Cornwall washed away.

Russian Convoy travelled to Ukraine to provide aid?

34 people found in Container at Tilberry Docks.

Mark Travis is 60 tomorrow!


Jo Pavey 40 year old won 10000 metres in European Championship. 

Premiership Season starts and Man. Utd lost 2 – 1 to Swansea.

Halifax Town top of the league.


Howard   Large golden colour,crispy pastry lacked a little spice. Nice amount of jelly.

Score   8.5/10

Mark   Nice rustic looker, lovely crispy pastry. Nice jelly,coarse meat. Moe pepper needed.

Score   ??/10

Peter   Big handsome pie, Dry and crispy pastry. Familiar pie, liked it.

Score   80/10

Tim   Good size, fresh pastry, luncheon meat filling, all right pie.

Score   8.0/10

Kevin   Golden colour,big,thin crispy pastry, compact meat ,lots of jelly, no afterburn.Fresh,like to eat regularly.

Score   8.5/10


Fetcher   Kevin

Fetch   Barkisland PO pies made by Andrew Jones.

Price   £1.25

Average   8.25

Pie Meeting Saturday 23rd August 2014

World Events

James Foy American journalist beheaded by Islamic Republic and the killer was British.

Icelandic Volcano on red alert, may erupt soon.

European Galilao project – European GPS in wrong position.

Petrol at lowest price for 5 years.


England won the Test Match against India.

Leeds won Challenge Cup at Wembley.

Halifax Town still top of league.


Mark   Small tartlet of a pie. Very very fresh, crispy tasty pastry,spicy meat but sausage meat texture.

Score   8.5/10

Tim   I think the meat in this pie is off!

Score   0.0/10

Peter   Tart shaped pie. Very crunchy tasty pastry and fresh. Little jelly, meat rather bland and needed  pepper.

Score   7.0/10

Kevin   Good things come in small packages. Fresh, thin crunchy pastry, compact spicy meat, small amount of jelly, a good pie. A pie to be had with a salad.

Score   8.5/10

Howard   Large cocktail pie! Fresh crispy pastry, pastry too thick, Sausage meat filling, lacked spice.

Score   5.0/10


Fetcher   Howard

Fetch   Metcalfes of Cleakheaton

Price   £1.10

Average   5.8

Pie Meeting Saturday 30th August 2014

Word Events

Summit meeting between Russian and Ukrainian leaders. 

National security alert goes to severe.

Rotherham Council in trouble over sex abuse over 15 years being  ignored. 


Man Utd draw against against Burnley and mid week lose 4-0 against MK Dons.

Man City lose 1-0 to Stoke.

Merecedes team at War with each other, Rosberg and Hamilton crash into each other and Hamilton drops out of race. Rosberg apparently at fault.


Howard   Soft soggy pastry, an anaemic pie, coarse meat sweet taste and no hint of spice.

Score   4.0/10

Mark   Range of colours and I picked a brown one. Soft, soggy and sticky pastry. Total lack of jelly. Meat was coarse but greasy, spice on one side of pie!

Score   6.5/10

Peter   Looked attractive but pastry was clearly past its best, It was of course yesterday’s pie because I bought it yesterday and would have been great fresh. Well filled and tasty meat.

Score   6.0/10


Fetcher   Peter

Fetch   Merrick’s of Hatfield

Price   £1.25

Average   5.5


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