August 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

Pies 2 August 2008

World Events

Yorkshire Day yesterday (1 August).

Barry George alleged killer of Jill Dando acquitted of murder after 8 years in jail

Beano is 70 years old today

Alliance And Leicester, Lloyds TSB and HBOS profits down.

BG put up gas prices by 35%

Gordon Brown on hols and David Milliband starts to campaign for his job.

New pill in development for Alzhemers


No results to report. Joey Barton is he going to get banned for 15 matches ?



Pale and undercooked. Fresh but needed another 20 mins in oven   6.5


Pale, pastry soggy. Needed more spice. Not bad   6


Pastry didn’t taste fresh but pie was!   7.5


Royal looking pie because it was the same colour as a Corgi. Slightly soggy with crisp castlations. Meat was peppery and flavorsome., 8


Soft pastry devoid of taste. Nice tasty jelly. Spicy succulent meat,fresh. Has great potential if pastry was got right.   7.5

Cryers of Ovenden 75p Ave   8.9

Pie Club 30 August 2008-08-30

World Events

Pie Club down to 2 this week

Presidential candidate McGain choses Alaskan senator and former Miss Alaska as running mate.

Shrophire mansion burnt to the ground and family missing.

Chancellor Darling Admits they cocked up the economy and Gordon told him to do it!

Last serving woman in first world war dies this week at 109.

Stabbing in Halifax last night.


St Helens win Rugby League Challenge Cup.


Mark – Well filled, soft pastry,good favour, needed more pepper. No jelly.Good aroma too. Pleasant pie.   8.5

Peter – Excellent husbandry. Pastry a little soggy and short.. Well filled, porky needed more jelly. 8

Ave 8.25 Andrew Jones of Marsh. Cost £1

Pies 23 August 2008

World Events

Madrid air crash kills 150.

Gary Glitter out of jail and back in Britain

Pakistan suicide attacks and many die


16 gold medals. Best result since 1908

York races cancelled due to rain



Is it a holts pie. I had two to check. Peppery, nice meat. Pastry could have been crisper 7.5


Pastry a little sad. Some burnt and some undercooked. Meat spongy, well filled, had a unique taste.      6.5


Oval pie makes a change. Very full with after burn. Tasted fresh.    7

Whaites of Hebden Bridge. 80p      ave. 7


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