November 2008   
 
     
 
 
 
   
 
     
 
 

 

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 2008

Pies  1 November 2008

 

 

World Events

 

Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand in deep trouble over prank phone call. Jonathan Ross suspended for 3 months and and Russell Brand resigned. They left a message on Andrew Sacks saying that Russell had slept with his grand daughter. She is in a group called the Santantic Sluts and she had slept with him.

 

War in the Demoncratic Rupublic of the Congo.

 

Barclays bank get money from middle east who now own 30 % of it .

 

Sport

 

England and West Indian All Stars playing a match for 1$ each – for the winners.

 

Louise Hamilton 4th on the grid for tomorrows Grand Prix which will decide the World Championship.

 

Pies

 

John

 

Short pastry and crispy, well filled and firm porky meat.tasty jelly,fresh.  8.5

 

Kevin

 

Fresh disappointing  pale pastry. Well filled, beautiful meat, tasty    8

 

Bob

Terrific pie. Crispy pastry meat was really nice, fresh. 8

 

Peter

 

Crispy but bit short pasty. Pastry saved this pie. Meat was a slurry and needed pepper. 6

 

Mark

 

Cooked in a broken oven. So fresh one side it was raw. Crispy, nice jelly. At the end of the pie it was nearly raw.  Fresh meat, lovely aroma. Needed more pepper. 7

 

Tim

 

Uncooked sausage meat. Not seen an oven. Grey claggy meat. 4

 

 

 

 

Phil

 

Fresh pie, finely ground, flavoursome, aroma was lovely. 8.5

 

Elite Meats butchers of Harrogate.   £1.05p Average 7.1



8 Nov 2008

 

World Events

 

Barack Obama elected USA president. First black president of USA

 

Interest rates fall to lowest since the 50s 1.5% cut.

 

Tetleys brewery in Leeds to close

 

Children to be given Poppies in school

 

Yorkshire paving stones stolen from local churchs

 

Sport

 

Lewis Hamilton first black world motor racing champion and the youngest

 

Paula Radcliffe wins New York Marathon for third time

 

Ryan Morre champion flat racing jockey

 

Joe Calzaghe fighting tonight. We say he will win

 

Pies

 

Phil

 

Looks are only skin deep and this is one ugly pie. Lovely gossamer thin pastry. Nice meat  8.5

 

Peter

 

Crispy,well filled,tasty .Very good pie 8

 

Mark

 

Dull looking pie. Susprisingly crispy.pastry. Meat full of flavour,afterburn. With a glaze would be a world beater    8.5

 

Tim

 

Solid meat, nice amount of jelly, Peppery.Pastry too dry.     9

 

John

 

A graveyard pie – so pale. Pastry a little soggy,Peppery and full of meat   8

 

Kevin

 

Ugly ,crispy pastry,fresh, lovely jelly and fantastic meat 9

 

85p from Alec Ealse of Marsden  Ave. 8.4





Pies 15 November 2008

 

 

World Events

 

Pie Club table not reserved this evening. We roughed it in a dark corner. El Presidente Kevin   is on his Himalayas walk and arrived in Katmandu to day.

 

 

17 month old Child died in London through neglect and probably murdered. Government enquiry to follow.

 

Prince Charles 60 years old.

 

90 years since the end of the first world war

 

Sport

 

Joe Calzage beats   Roy Jones jr. for light heavy weight title  and he retires undefeated.

 

England go out of Rugby League World Cup

 

50 years today that Alex Ferguson entered football.

 

Pies

 

Bob

 

Very full,tasty,fair bit of jelly. 8

 

John

 

Robust pie. Medium size,well glazed. Fresh,well filled. Tasty jelly. Needed more pepper  8

 

Mark

 

Beautiful pie, well filled fresh ,tasty jelly, fresh 9

 

Phil

 

Lovely pie,porky needed bit more salt and pepper.  8.5

 

Peter

 

Looked good, tasted good,  just a good pie needing pepper. 8.5

 

 

Brosters of Hudderfield  Ave 8.5


22 Nov 08

 

World Events

 

Pirates from Somalia causing havoc off the African coast.

 

£ 20 million party in Dubia to open a hotel

 

John Sargent resigns from Come Dancing Competition. Bruce and Richard gutted, have to come back to the pie club!

 

Labour to ban speeders who go over the limit by 20 mph over the limit.

 

Hitler really did only have one ball!

 

Cyber space second lifers met on second life site to divorce after wife found husband having an affair on second life.

 

Bernie Ecclestone and Madonna both get divorces.

 

Sport

 

England beat Germany again 2 -1

 

Mardonna said England cheated in 1966

 

New Zealand win Rugby League World Cup

 

Pies

 

Bruce

 

Well crimped pastry and exceedingly well glazed. Sticks to roof of mouth. Pastry  part crunchy and part melts in the mouth. Jelly like gravy. Tasty course meat, lacked pepper. Loved it    9

 

 

Richard

 

A day old or two, rubbery chewy pastry. Meat was course,smelt not like a pork pie.                      6.5

 

Mark

 

Pastry like a curates egg, crisp in parts and soft in parts.Tasty pie but not pork. Enjoyed it   7.5

 

John

 

Different looking pie. Like Dumbos ears  were the pastry castellations. Pork, I think so.Tasty jelly. Fresh     8.5

 

 

Peter

 

Lovely pastry. Tasty jelly,course meat but did need more spice in the meat 8

 

 

 

Phil

 

Fresh, Meat lacked salt and pepper. Did not enjoy it.  3   ( a record fetcher did not rate his own pie.  

 

From David Meays from Yeadon.   85p Ave 8.5

 

 

 

29 November

 

 

World Events

 

Kevin and Nettie get back from their Napel expedition walking in the Himalayas  and raise £32000.

 

Muslim terrorists attack 3 hotels in Bombay almost 200 killed

 

Anti government protestors close Bankock airport.

 

VAT reduced to 15%

 

Woolworths and MFI have gone bust. Times are getting bad.

 

 

 

Sport

 

Ricky Hatton won again

 

British football clubs do well in Europe

 

 

Pies

 

Kevin

 

Good to be back. Ugly looking pie. Crunchy well filled. Enjoyed it  7.5

 

Nettie

 

Thick but tasty pastry. Salty meat. Too chewy, Needed more pepper. Uneven jelly. 6

 

Peter

 

Crunchy pastry. Cold, well filled. Well made pie and full.  8

 

Phil

 

More jelly and seasoning needed. Big pie. 7.5

 

Tim

 

Bit dry,short of seasoning. Not a bad pie  6

 

John

 

Uniform appearance. Crispy pastry. Meat a little rubbery. Not a lot of jelly. Salty,needed more pepper 8

 

Hopkins of Birkinshaw.  90p Ave 7


 

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