May 2008   




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 2008

2 May

World Events

Austrian horror crime of the century. Daughter kept in dungeon for 24 years and he fathered 7 children with her.

Boris Johnson is  now Major of London  and labour lose 100s of seats in local elections.

LSD discoverer dies at 102.

House prices now falling as mortgages dry up.

Diesel stays the same price for 4 days!


Kevin goes to see Bolton play    .The second time he has been to a football game.

Leeds lose appeal to get 15 points back

Halifax stay in the devision

Man Utd and Chelsea in final of European Cup.


Peter – Thin crispy pastry. Tasty meat. Very well filled. 9

Phill – Really nice pie. 8.5

John – Fresh, well glazed. Pastry stuck to mouth, peppery and a taste of fish!  Could have used more jelly. 7.5

Kevin – Moist meat, thin sticky pastry, .Wonderful taste of pork, nothing fishy about this pie! No spice but did not need it.   9      

Bob -   Heavy pie packed with meat. Pastry too crumbly. Liked it.      8

Richard – Very fresh pie.  Full of meat. Lacked a little spice.   9

 From Kendals of Pateley Bridge, N York's.   99p Ave =   8.5



10 May 2008-05-10

World Events

Burma Cyclone disaster, 100,000 thought to have died. Government not allowing aid workers into the country.

Vocano erupts in Chile

Israel is 60 years old and still in dispute with Palestine

Teenage girl gang bomb house killing one and injuring another

Barrister in London waves shot gun about and gets shot by police


Halifax Town goes bankrupt!

Stoke back in Premiership


John – Big squat pie. Crumbly pastry and burnt. Well filled not much jelly. Could do with more spice. Fresh       7

Tim – not enough seasoning  7

Kevin – Short lardy pastry,crunchy,moist compacted meat. No spice but did not need it. Not bad for a pie that would last   7.5

Mark – Dry crumbly pastry. Nice jelly. Needed pepper. Not bad but a bit greasy. 8

Richard -  Artisan’s pie, no airs and graces pie. Lacked spice and jelly.   7

Peter – Nice tasty well filled.Needed more pepper .  8.5

Son of Mark – Luke-  Alright. Needed seasoning 7

Phil – a bit lardy. Meat was pale and compact. Nice jelly. 8

Burtons Meats of Kirkburton –Andrew Jones made them.  £1 05p the highest priced pie to date. The first to break the £1 barrier

Ave 7.4


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