Our Christmas Mince Pie Selection of Boxes!

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We at the B.P.A. were cogitating over a glass or two of Mulled Wine and a selection of savoury Pies when some bright spark suggested…. “We should do a review of Mince Pies for Christmas!”. “Good Idea”, was the unanimous response, so here below are our findings. We decided to review the Big 6 Supermarket …

Baked Oven 1812 Overture

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Venue: Pieminister, 53 Church Street, Manchester. M4 1PD Date: 18th December 2017 Pie: The Cracker Pie Temperature: Hot Rating: 9.2 The Pieminister in Manchester is a popular eatery at the quietest of times so booking was essential for our Christmas visit. There are of course plenty of the usual standard (but very good) pies that …

A very special treat indeed!

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After a weekend walking over a snow covered Askham Moor, during the recent cold snap, we drove up to the village of Kirkoswald, located north east of Penrith for the evening. On walking into the Fetherston Arms I thought we may have arrived on the wrong night. Pie night was a Thursday! However, when the …

Packing ’em in at Birtle

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We all like tea out, and if there is pie on the menu all the better! I found myself at the Pack Horse Inn at Birtle the other evening and looking down the menu I spotted two pies, the “Great Northern Pie Company’s Slow Braised Steak & JW Lees Ale Pie” and the “Great Northern …

Has Crusty gone Rusty?

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A long overdue return to the Crusty Cob in Ancoats. So what do I go for, the benchmark in Meat and Potato pie excellence or the Cheese and Onion… or both? After much deliberation…. The Cheese and Onion pie it was. My initial view was that it was a compact pie and on breaking open …

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