Locked down? Bake a Pie!

Home Made Pie

So here we are again.  Locked down in the UK for the third time and the likelihood that we’ll be twiddling our fingers and toes until at least the middle of March then there is clearly plenty of time to experiment a little and bake your own pies. That, is exactly what I decided to …

A Spring Inn My Step

British Pies

Venue: The Spring Inn, 83 Broad Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL16 4PR Website Site: The Spring Inn Pie: Cheese and Onion Temperature as eaten: Hot Score: 9.0 Just before Lockdown V2, I decided it was about time I reviewed one of the best Cheese and Onion pies I’ve ever eaten.  Not quite as good as my mother’s …

Storming The Castle Inn

British Pies

Venue: Castle Inn, 72 Eastbourne Road, Pevensey Bay, East Sussex. BN24 6HS Website Site: Castle Inn Pie: Steak, Mushroom & Ale Temperature as eaten: Hot I’ve only just discovered the delights of the East Sussex Coast and I have to say I’ve sort of fallen in love with the area.  On a last-minute break, my wife and I booked …

Food Paradise on the A3052 (Part 3 of 3)

British Pies

Venue: Greendale Farm Shop, Sidmouth Road, Nr Farringdon, Exeter. EX5 2JU Website: Greendale.com Pie: Okemoor’s Chicken Tikka Pie Temperature as eaten: Hot Pie Score: 8.7     So here we are, the last of my three reviews on pies that I purchased from the Greendale Farm Shop on a recent trip to Devon.  The pie …

Food Paradise on the A3052 (Part 2 of 3)

British Pies

Venue: Greendale Farm Shop, Sidmouth Road, Nr Farringdon, Exeter. EX5 2JU Website: Greendale.com Pie: Tom’s Spiced Cauliflower, Spinach and Lentils Temperature as eaten: Hot Pie Score: 9.2 Category of Pie: Bakery Pies   I mentioned in a previous review how I’d had to take a quick trip to Devon and on the way back home …

Food Paradise on the A3052 (Part 1 of 3)

British Pies

Venue: Greendale Farm Shop, Sidmouth Road, Nr Farringdon, Exeter. EX5 2JU Facebook: @GreendaleFarmShop Pie: Tom’s Chicken and Wild Mushroom Temperature as eaten: Hot Pie Score: 9.1   If you want something a little special, or if you are ever just south of Exeter, near Farringdon or heading towards Sidmouth from the M5 on the A3052 …

Pie Heaven in Devon

British Pies

Venue: Hayman’s Butchers, 6 Church Street, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8LY Facebook Site: Haymans Butchers Pie: Rabbit Pie: Steak and Ale Temperature as eaten: Hot On a recent essential visit to Devon I was lucky enough to pick up a couple of pies from a local shop, Hayman’s Butchers in Sidmouth.  Hayman’s have been serving the …

A Pie For All Seasons

British Pies

Bakery: Seasons Bakery, Old Middle School, Ingleton, North Yorkshire. LA6 3BU Pie: Pork Breakfast Pie Temperature as eaten: Cold Rating: 8.9   Back in July 2019, I took a trip up to North Yorkshire with my daughter to get a little exercise and at the same time capture a few scenic photos.  The area chosen …

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