November 2007   




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 2007

Pies 5/10 /07



World Events



No election this year or next says Gordon Brown. Guests from the Midlands tell us that Hillary Clinton will be the next President of USA


Gloucestershire Firemen disciplined for shining a torch on gay men in bushes at a “dogging” site.


Postal strike for 5 days starts Monday.


3 rd Inquest for Princess Diana this week.


Prince William girl friend gets fed up with Papparazzi.


Man arrested for man handling teanagers who were vandalising.


Broadcaster and writer Ned Sherrin has died from throat cancer, aged 76.




England thrash Australia 12 to 10 at Rugby Union.


Gt North Run raised millions for Charity.


England cricket team beat Sri lanka


Lewis  Hamilton  won the Japanese GP. And in pole position for Chinese GP.


Marion Jones is stripped of Olympic medals for admitting steroid abuse.













Kevin – Not fresh, old pastry, bland, chewy meat, no jelly  6.5


Bob – Not fresh, sharp pastry, lack of jelly, tasty and a little bit of after burn.  7


Richard – Not fresh, soft pastry. Solid meat, peppery, enjoyed it  7.5


Peter – Looked nice, crisp pastry, greasy bottom, no jelly, could have had more pepper.                                                                    8


Mark -  Looked good, nice looker, nice meat, not a lot of jelly, mouth burned with pepper.                                                        8


Phil – Not good looking, enjoyed the pastry,                  6


John (fetcher)  Rough looking pie, not fresh, sweet taste to the pastry, compact meat, no jelly, afterburn with it.                        7


Average =      7.1   From    Gary Snowden’s of Keithley sold by Brighouse Market 



17 Nov. 2007




World Events



Bird Flu outbreak in Norfolk. Lord West said happy with 28 days detention for suspected terrorists and then changes his mind after talking to PM Brown


Jill Dando’s “killer” – Barry George gets retrial .


Lesley Molsead’s killer jailed for life. Lesley died in 1974 and Steven Kisko served 16 years for the crime.


Peter Tobin in jail for murder implicated in more murders from years ago. Tow bodies found in a house he lived in.




Israel 2 Russia 1. If England win on Wed. England are through to European Championships.


Michael Owen injured again




Mark – Sticky top pie. Crispy,loads of jelly. Tasty,lots of afterburn. Bit soggy on the sides                                                            7.5


Bob – Lovely jelly,fantastic meat,really liked it   8


Peter – Sticky top, lovely crisp and nutty pastry. Porky, lots of jelly and lots of pepper.   9


Phil – Sticky and soft all over. Well packed meat. Little aroma of pork. Not todays!                                                   6.5


Guest Lee -Filo pastry - Best in a long time.   7


Guest Steven -  Salty and full.   7



John – Sticky top. Not uniform look. Well glazed. Flakey pastry, Salt in jelly and peppery. Smelt porky.      8


Metcalfes of Cleckheaton.   80p Ave 7.5


24 Nov 2007-12-01



World Events


HM Customs and Revenue lose 2 CD Roms with 28 million records on them.


Antarctic Cruise ship sinks


Jelly fish kill salmon off the Irish Coast


HSBC take over bid for Yorkshire Water


Queen celebrates 60th wedding anniversary


Australian PM has lost seat and parliament


Heather Mills McCartney says drink rats milk




England fail to qualify for Euro 2000


MaClaren is sacked as England’s coach


England players booed at local clubs




Phil – Good looking pie,nice smell,well filled and tasty.May have been yesterday’s 7.5


John – Wide pie. Dark pastry, fresh,semi crisp,well filled,porky, compact meat,moist,not much jelly. Damned good pie.  8


Kevin – Pie made to last with short pastry. Crisp pastry but soft on the inside. Lacked spice, probably an Andrew Jones pie 7.5


Mark – Squat pie ,tasty meat,no jelly,fresh.No spice that that spoilt it. 8


Richard – Nice meat,fresh,a bit fatty,no jelly and salty.   7.5


Bruce – Thick short pastry,greasy,lacked jelly and spice. Fresh. 7


Peter – Fresh, greasy pastry did lack spice but still a good pie and I fetched it so 8


90p. Andrew Jones pie from Metcalfes in Lindley, Average 7.6



Bostick and Crowther Low Moor Bradford  90p Ave.


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