September 2012   




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 2012

Pie Meeting Saturday 1st September 2012


World Events

Max Bygraves dies at 89 years. 

Prince Harry enjoys himself in Las Vegas. Pie Club approve! 

Fires in Costa Del Sol Spain burning the forests  

Asil Nadir Poly Peck boss gets 10 years for theft of over 30 million from his company. Was in exile in Cyprus for 17 years. Why did he come back.

Apple win patent case against Samsung. 


Para Olympics start. 

Halifax girl Hannah Cockcroft wins gold in 100 m wheel chair race.

Bradford Bulls saved by  Omar Khan  of Muntas Restaurants. 


Tim   Very wel filled, if a little sweet. Coarse well seasoned meat, bit short of afterburn.

Score   8.0/10

Howard   Nice fresh crisp pastry. Well filled plenty of jelly. Coarse meat. Not much afterburn. Slightly lardy.

Score   8.0/10

Peter   Lovely crunchy crisp fresh pastry. Well filled with chunky tasty meat. A cracking pie, I want another!

Score   9.0/10

Kevin   Man's pie, big fresh crunchy pastry. Coarse meat. Lacked spice but did not need it. One of the best.

Score   9.0/10


Fetcher   Kevin

Fetch   Haigh's Farm Shop of Mirfield.

Price   85p

Average   8.5

Pie Meeting Saturday 8th September 2012

World Events

British family shot in Southern France. 2 daughters survive. Was it a professional hit?

Goverment to relax planning rules to stimulate the economy.

Goverment reshuffle and not much changed.


Para olympics huge success. Halifax girl wins 2 golds in 100 and 200 metres wheelchair race

England beat Moldova 5 - nil in World Cup Qualifier


Well we did not have any. Technical hitch or cock up. Lindsey Landlady of the Bridge came to the rescue and provided
an excellent Quiche. We really enjoyed it and real men can eat Quiche occasionally.

Pie Meeting Saturday 22nd September 2012

World Events

Andrew Mitchell, MP and Chief Whip tell’s Police Officers they are plebs (allegedly) for not opening the gate for him to cycle through. 

Two women police officers hot dead in Manchester. 

3year old dies in playground on first day at nursery.

Nick Clegg apologises for election pledge on University fees ( he never thought he would be Deputy Prime Minister. 


Anton Ferdinand refuses to shake hands with John Terry.

Laura Robson runner up in Chinese Open.

In One Day Test Match Afgans were well ahead and then lost.


Kevin   Looked burnt, pastry tasteless, bland meat,average pie,fresh though.

Score   6.5/10

Howard   Looked burnt, overfilled with jelly, Soggy pastry,little taste, coarse meat.

Score   7.0/10

Tim   Nice short crunchy pastry. Well filled, nice jelly, meat a bit dry,short of  seasoning.

Score   6.0/10

Richard   Burnt appearance, meat coarse, no fat. Crunchy pastry. A bit dry.

Score   6.0/10


Fetcher   Richard

Fetch   J & M Rowlands, Snaith North Yorkshire.

Price   £1

Average   6.4

Pie Meeting Saturday 29th September 2012

World Events

Floods in York again, and more floods in Spain. Where is Noah?

Rioting in Spain over the austerity cuts.

Neplese air crash, 19 dead including 7 British.

Rochdale Social Services criticised over the handling of the grooming of young white girls by Asian men.

School girl aged 15 runs away to France with teacher aged 30. 


Ryder Cup, Europeans are behind.

Wigan beaten by Leeds in Super Rugby League Final

John Terry found guilty of racial abuse by the FA and fined £200,000 ( a week’s wages)


Peter   Big and sad looking pie, needed more glaze, far from fresh, soggy pastry but well filled. Not much jelly and needed spice.

Score   5.5/10

Mark   Soft old pastry, no jelly, enjoyed the meat.

Score   6.5/10

Olly   Undercooked pastry, not fresh. Lacks seasoning, tasty meat, well filled.

Score   6.0/10

Howard   Large pale and soggy pie. No jelly,good coarse meat with strange onion taste. Not up to potential because not fresh.

Score   5.5/10 


Fetcher   Howard

Fetch   Albion Butchers of Delph.

Price   £1.25

Average   5.9


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