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British Pies

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions in place and with regard to travel and socialising, the British Pie Association will be taking the opportunity to publish reviews we have in our “to do” folder.  These reviews were compiled earlier this year and at the latter quarter of 2019.  All of the reviews published while the …

Xmas All Wrapped Up (Dinner in Pastry)

Home Made Pie

Christmas Dinner Pie A recent meeting of the British Pie Association at the Lower Turks Head in Manchester resulted in a decision to ‘put our money where our mouth is’ by joining the festive celebrations and making our own Christmas Dinner pies. Now obviously these wouldn’t be leftover pies as the aim was to have …

Christmas with Shepherdson’s

British Pies

Venue: Shepherdson’s Butchers, 9 Bridge End, Marsden. HD7 6BY  Facebook Site: @RANDEKNIGHTLTD Pie: Pork Temperature as eaten: Cold Rating: 8.6 A great place to shop for farm fresh meats is a small butcher in the Yorkshire village of Marsden trading under the name of Shepherdson’s Farm Fresh Meats.  People who shop there recommend their steaks, the …

Old Bridge Bakery Favourite

British Pies

Venue: Old Bridge Bakery – Holmfirth Facebook Site: @TheOldBridgeBakeryHolmfirth Pie: Meat & Potato Temperature as eaten: Hot Rating: 8.1 I was in the West Yorkshire area talking photos and as midday passed I started to feel a little peckish and headed to a Bakery I’d noticed when I drove into Holmfirth. Holmfirth is a lovely …

Pies Around The World

Pies Around The World

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No Soggy Bottom Here

British Pies

After travelling across to Helmshore on a very damp soggy autumnal evening I found myself at the Cotton House, a Café and Bar.  It was formerly known as the Bridge End Hotel. It has a small menu but not so small that there isn’t enough choice, and the menus states that their food focuses on local …

End of Summer Treat

British Pies

As summer turned seamlessly into autumn with another day of cross winds and rain I descended down from the Rossendale Way in the West Pennine Moors to the little village of Crawshawbooth.  Walking up the main street I found myself outside the Cottage Bakery nestled neatly in a row of stone cottages, so ducking my …

Ham Hock at Roaches Lock

British Pies

Venue: The Roaches Lock Inn  Pie: Ham Hock, Chicken, Leek and Mustard Temperature as eaten: Hot Rating: 9.2 I was my first visit to The Roaches Lock Inn for a year or so and considerably longer since I sampled any food there. So it was a bit of a mystery tour for me as I’d …

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