June 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 2017

Pie Meeting Saturday 3rd June 2017

World Events

Labour within 4 points of Conservatives.

Trump takes the USA out of the Paris Climate Change agreement.

80 died in Kabul and hundreds injured.

Affray in Halifax and someone stabbed.


Huddersfield Town wins Championship playoffs and are now in the Premiership.

Britain and Ireland grind out a win in the opening game against  Provincial Barbarians of New Zealand. A warm-up game before the internationals.

Derby won by On Eagles Wings.


Mark   Dry, shortcrust pastry, no jelly at all. Very bland meat.

Score   4.0/10

Richard   Dry pastry, tasty meat not bad.

Score   6.0/10

Peter   Dry pastry, no jelly lacked flavour. Freshish.

Score   6.0/10

Tim    Soggy pastry, no flavour. No seasoning.

Score   4.0/10


fetcher  Tim

Fetch   market stall at 1940’s weekend in Brighouse.

Price   ??

Average   5.0

Pie Meeting Saturday 10th June 2017

World News

Election shock. Teressa May ends up with a hung parliament and needs the UDP support. How long will she last and when is the next election.

London Bridge terror attack leaves 8 dead and many injured.

Donald Trump attacks Major of London over comments on the London Bridge and Borough Market terrorist attack.


England and Scotland draw 2-2 in World Cup qualifiers

British and Irish Lions win the third game against Canterbury Crusaders from New Zealand.

Single-handed transatlantic race 60 knot winds have 4 boats damaged and one yachtsman rescued. 


Peter   Big pie with crispy fresh pastry.  Well packed with tasty peppery meat. Just enough jelly.Really enjoyed it. I should have been more hungry it was so big.

Score   9.0/10

Tim   Big pie full of meat. Too densely packed with meat and a bit on the dry side. Still taste the lard in the pastry.

Score   7.0/10

Howard  Grand pie of epic proportions  Crisp crunchy pastry. A little bit lardy. Well packed with meat. Plenty of taste and spice. bit salty. Moist meat quite a bit of jelly. Good pie.

Score   8.0/10

Mark   Big hefty pie packed with meat that was flavoursome. Spicy and peppery lots of afterburn. Gaps of tasty jelly.

Score   8.5/10


fetcher   Mark

fetch   Far Barsey Farm.

Price   £1.50

Average   8.12

Pie Meeting Saturday 17th June 2017

World Events

Towering inferno in London – Grenfell Tower in Kensington completely burnt out. External cladding thought to be at fault. Over 100 reported to be dead.

Brexit talks start this week.

Inflation up to 2.9%

Queens official birthday and visited Grenfell Tower residents.

Jo Cox former Dewsbury MP murdered last year anniversary and lots of events around the Country.

Hottest weekend of the year so far.

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron resigned over the issue of his faith.

Billy Connelly made a knight and June Whitfield a dame.


Cristiano Renaldo faces charges on £13 million tax evasion.

Huddersfield Town season tickets sold out.

British entry in Americas Cup knocked out.

England under 20s football team wins the World Cup.

Rugby British and Irish Lions beat Maori all Blacks. 


Mark   Thin crispy pastry. Fresh. Sausage meat filling.

Score   7.5/10

Tim    Nicely presented fresh crisp pastry. More spice needed.

Score   8.0/10

Richard   Tim was spot on with his summary. Very fresh, crispy pastry. More jelly and coarser meat would have been better.

Score   9.0/10

Kevin   Looked good. Very fresh, did need more spice. Cracking pie. Kevin does not know which pie has 3 pricks in the top like this one!

Score   8.0/10

Peter   Fresh, crispy pastry. Meat was tasty enough.

Score   8.0/10

Howard   Golden brown pastry, Well filled with flavoursome meat. Needed more seasoning. Nice amount of jelly. Overall good pie.

Score   8.0/10


Fetcher   Howard

Fetch   B & M Collins of Cleckheaton.

Price   £1.20

Average   8.1

Pie Meeting Saturday 24th June 2017

World Events

Camden Council in London have evacuated all their tower blocks with cladding – 4000 people to be rehoused.

Glastonbury festival started today and no rain!

Brexit talks start with Teresa offering Europeans residency of 5 years and Europe is not impressed.

Brussels terrorist attacker blew himself up and no one else and in London a Welshman ran into worshippers on their way to the Mosque and killed one and injured 10.


Renaldo may come back to Manchester because he is questioned over his tax.

Andy Murray out of Queens tournament.

First test match in Rugby and British and Irish Lions v Old Blacks and we lost 30 - 15.


Kevin Booth from Australia (our Kevin’s Cousin) Lovely pie but then they have crap pies their.

Score   8.0/10

Howard   Cold soggy pastry.  Domed roof and nothing inside. Grisly meat not much flavour.

Score   2.0/10

Tim   Crispy pastry but cold.Good meat and pastry.

Score   8.0/10

Peter   Large good looking pie. Surprisingly cold pie for such a warm day. Soft pastry. Meat did not have a lot of taste. Finely ground meat.

Score   5.0/10

Tony   Cold and uninspiring.

Score   6.0/10

Kevin   Big and rustic looking. Looked promising but ended up disappointing. Cold, nice amount of jelly. It was allright. 7. Kevin says his grandson put the pies in the fridge!

Score   7.0/10


Fetcher   Kevin

Fetch   Far Barsey.

Price   £1.40

Average   6.0


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