November 2014   




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 15th November 2014

World Events

Space Probe Rosetta lands on a Comet 300 million miles away. It has been travelling for 10 years.

Harry Roberts Police Killer released after 48 years in prison.

Remembrance Sunday 100 years  since the start of the first world war. Tower Bridge moat filled with 880,000 + ceramic poppies.

Manchester to get an elected Mayor.


England football team beat Slovenia.

Halifax nearly beat Bradford, leading 1-0 after 3 mins losing narrowly 2-1. 

Andy Murray Scottish Tennis Player had the worst loss since he was 16 against Federer. 6- love and 6- 1.


Richard   Soggy pastry, not fresh, bland meat OK pie.

Score   6.0/10

Howard   Good sized pie. Soggy pastry, not fresh, cathedral roof to it (empty). Nice coarse meat. Plenty of flavour, well spiced and flavoursome jelly.

Score   7.0/10

Mark   Soft pastry, nice meat and plenty of spice. Only a little jelly. Pastry ruined it for me.

Score   6.0/10

Peter   Big soft pie.  Looked OK and tasted just about OK.  Not so impressed,rather bland. Nicely presented though.

Score   5.0/10

Kevin   Not fresh, pastry was soft, lots of tasty jelly,spicy, big soft, man’s pie. Lots of afterburn. Liked it.

Score   8.0/10


Fetcher   Kevin

Fetch   Alec Ellis of Marsden.

Price   £1.10

Average   6.4

Pie Meeting Saturday 22nd November 2014

World Events

Rochester and Stroud by election won by UKIP. 

Emily Thornberg Labour frontbencher in trouble for tweeting picture of a house with St George’s flags on show.

Two people and four injured killed when a balcony of a flat broke off.

16 people killed in New York State snow storms.


England beat Scotland 3 – 1. 

Man Utd beat Arsenal 2 - 1.

Hamilton second on grid for Abudahbi Grand Prix. Will he win the World Championship?


Tim   Good looking, nicely glazed. Huge rat run in it with jelly not very tasty. Coarse meat that was bland.

Score   7.0/10

Richard   Nice pie, very fresh, well  seasoned. Pastry was a little thick.

Score   9.0/10

Peter   Big, fresh short pastry. Succulent coarse meat. Could have used more spice.

Score   7.0/10

Mark   Nice looking pie, fresh, lots of jelly, meat needed more seasoning. A stringy lump of grisel spoilt.

Score   8.0/10

Howard   Good looking pie, nicely glazed. Well filled. Tasty jelly. Flavoursome meat but lacked spice.  Sticky top and short pastry.

Score   9.0/10


Fetcher   Howard

Fetch   Ingfield Farmshop of Southowram.

Price   £1.35

Average   8.0


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