March 2014   
 
     
 
 
 
   
 
     
 
 

 

25th ANNUAL CHARITY PORK PIE COMPETITION RESULTS 2017

 

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 1st March 2014

World Events

St David’s day

Russian troops sent to Ukraine.

Coop selling farms and Pharmacies  two billion lost

RBS  loose vast sums of money and still the big bonus ‘s are paid to the directors.

Mugabwe celebrates his birthday with a million pond party while his citizen’s starve

Piers Morgan sacked from his TV job in USA because of poor ratings.

Sport

Manchester United fail in first leg of knockout stage of European Cup. 2 - 0

UK win gold in world cycling championship.

One Direction star plays for Doncaster Rovers second team and boosts their crowds by thousands.

Andy Murray fails in tennis major, his first after back surgery.

Pies

Mark   Thin pastry very dry and undercooked, as soon as it had moisture near it it tasted very floury. Excellent meat but too salty.  A nice amount of pepper and after burn but no jelly.

Score   6.0/10

Tim   Pasty looking pie. Hole for jelly and lots of rat runs but very little jelly, it needed it. Pastry was very pale and soft, a little bit sweet, meat was coarse well seasoned but too much salt, plenty going on in there. Needed cooking a bit more.

Score   6.5/10

Kevin   Very pale looking thin pastry, no jelly dry lots of coarse granular meat too much salt, very very spicey, lots of afterburn has potential to be a good pie.

Score   6.5/10

Summary

Fetcher   Kevin

Fetch   The Pantry at Denshaw

Price   £1.25

Average   6.3

Pie Meeting saturday 8th March 2014

World Events

Ukraine problem continues.

Malaysia  Airways plane with 230 + passengers missing over South China Sea. 

New enquiry into Steven Laurence case. Police spied on family during the enquiry into their conduct.

Oscar Pestorius on trial for murder of his girl friend.

Sport

Winter Para Olympics start. Medal for UK already. 

Michael Schumacher not recovering from Skiing accident.

Ireland  beat Italy in 6 Nations Rugby. France beat Scotland.

Pies

Mark   Crispy pastry, well filled with meat and lots of jelly. Jelly was still runny. Meat was salty and spicy but a little sausage meaty. Not bad effort.

Score   8.0/10

Bruce   Crisp pastry, crunchy castellations. Tasty gravy (jelly). Course tasty meat, nice pie.

Score   8.5/10

Kevin   Crunchy crispy pastry with a hint of lard. Sweet soft jelly, granular salty spicy meat. Looked attractive.

Score   8.5/10

Tim   Pastry was OK. Lardy, no jelly, meat underseasoned.

Score   6.0/10

Peter   All been said. Extra fresh and very peppery. Jelly too runny for me.

Score   8.5/10

Summary

Fetcher   Peter

Fetch   H Copley of Golcar, Huddersfield (taken over from M. Thewlis since deceased)

Price   £1.25

Average   7.9

Pie Meeting Saturday 15th March 2014

World Events

Tony Benn dies at 88, Bob Crow leader of the Rail Union dies suddenly from a heart attack. Two stalwarts of the left now gone.

Malaysian aeroplane still missing. Pilots are now being investigated. The mystery deepens. 

Ukraine referendum tomorrow to decide if Ukraine goes to Russia or stays with Ukraine. Europe and USA to start sanctions. 

Sport

Ireland win the Six Nations Rugby.

Schumacher shows a glimmer of hope of recovery.

Pies

Peter   Deep pie. Soft pastry but dry and tasty. No jelly in my pie with big rat runs that needed it. Tasty coarse meat. Liked it.

Score   8.0/10

Tim   Not an attractive pie. Pastry was thin, perfect amount of jelly. Meat was underseasoned.

Score   7.0/10

Bruce   Deep pie, fresh tasty pastry. Nice jelly. Well filled. Succulent meat but needed more seasoning and spices. Potential to be a good pie.

Score   7.5/10

Summary

Fetcher   Bruce

Fetch   S&L Custance of Brighouse

Price   £1.20

Average   7.5

Pie Meeting Saturday 22nd March 2014 

World Events

Ripponden in best 100 places to live in England. Bridge Inn and Pie Club being the key features. 

Look North presenters  Harry Gration and Amy Garcia complete the Tour De France Yorkshire stage on a tandem.

Crimea now part of Russia and tanks rolled in today.

Budget for pensioners with annuities now not required. Lamborghini showrooms will be full of pensioners !

Sport

Chelsea beat Arsenal  6 - 0 on Arsene Wenger’s 1000th game! 

Liverpool beat Cardiff 6 - 3

Manchester City beat Fulham 5 - 0

Pies

Peter   Good looking shiny pie. Crisp dry pastry. Well filled with tasty meat. A very nice pie.

Score   8.5/10

Will   Very nice looking pie. Pastry a little thick. Plenty of jelly, good meat, lacked pepper but tasty.

Score   7.0/10

Mark   Excellent execution of  a lovely pie! Lovely pastry, needed a little more jelly. Tasty meat but needed more spice and pepper.

Score   8.5/10

Bruce   Fantastic presentation. Well glazed, as shiny as a solders boot. Crunchy, thick , fresh pastry. Tasty jelly, well filled compacted tasty meat. Needed a  little more seasoning.

Score   8.5/10

Tim   Good presentation. Well filled, right amount of jelly, pastry nice fresh and crisp, meat interestingly seasoned  rubbery texture. Good effort.

Score   7.0/10

Richard   Meat too compacted and rubbery, fresh crispy pastry.

Score   8.0/10

Summary

Fetcher   Richard

Fetch   Wilsons of Crossgates, Leeds.

Price   £1

Average   7.9

Pie Meeting Saturday 29th March 2014

World Events

Gay marriage now legal from today. 

Radio Caroline started 50 years ago.

Kate Bush back on tour after 35years

Malaysian plane still not found but bits to be analysed from Indian Ocean.

Sport

Louis Hamilton gets poll position in Malaysian GP.

Halifax Town beat Luton Town Conference leaders 2-0 at the Shay. Now 5th in the league. 

Manchester City beat Man Utd 3 times this year. 

FA had funding withdrawn because of failure to support grassroots football.

Pies

Peter   Fresh crisp pastry perhaps a little thick. Very good presentation and husbandry. A little difficult to mark because of the apple stuffing. A good effort.

Score   8.0/10

Kevin   Don’t like Fidget pies usually, but this one was fresh, once you got through the stuffing it was compact, finally ground tasty meat. Would have been fantastic if pork only. A Fidget pie is better than no pie at all.

Score   7.0/10

Mark   A good fresh pie with fresh tasty pastry. Nice jelly. Liked the stuffing. Meat was super.

Score   8.5/10

Lee   Nice glaze. Looked interesting. Nice tasty meat. Not sure about the stuffing.

Score   6.5/10

Tim   Not fresh, interesting variation of a pork pie. Good effort.

Score   6.0/10

Oli   Good sized pie. Not sure it was fresh. Pork was even but the apple and stuffing not even. Liked it.

Score   7.5/10

Summary

Fetcher   Oli

Fetch   Bolster Moor £1.35p each.

Pice   £1.35

Average   7.2

 

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