Doce Real Cafe

Pies Around The World

You don’t just go to Lisbon to attend the NOS Alive music festival, but to also sample and savour the miniature chicken ( or salmon ) pies. Locally they are known as ‘empanadas’ and succulent they are too! We were staying in the Principe Real district just a stone’s throw from the Doce Real Café …

At Last…….

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  To all our followers, a sincere apology for the lack of content over the last 9 months, but finally we’re back. Watch out for new Pie Reviews coming your way soon and thanks for sticking with us. 🙂 Kind regards from all the British Pie Association Team.

It’s Pie Time In Oldham

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Venue: The Pie Shop, Regent Street, Oldham, Lancashire. BB4 5QJ Facebook Site: The Pie Shop Ltd. Pie: Cheese and Onion Pie Temperature as eaten: Hot Rating: 8.7   A couple of weeks ago I was chatting to a good and lifelong friend and he asked if I’d tried the pies from The Pie Shop in …

Peppery Pie Paradise

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It’s the last day of #BritishPieWeek 2022.  It’s been a great week with some great pies eaten and reviewed. We hope you’ve enjoyed the daily reviews as much as we’ve enjoyed eating the pies.   Venue: Cissy Greens, 30 Deardengate, Haslingden, Rawtenstall, Lancashire, BB4 5QJ Facebook Site: Cissy Greens Bakery Pie: Steak, Pepper and Mushroom Temperature …

Triple Eagles Crag Treat

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It’s been a few weeks since I last reported on the Eagles Crag Crusty Pie Company, I had bought one each of their “Meaty Fillings” Pies. I have already discussed the excellent “curry in a pie” Lamb Bhuna offering so now time to look at the other 3. The Coq au Vin (Chicken, bacon and …

Simplicity Rules The Day

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I’ve discovered another true local bakery, Browns bakery of Heywood.  From my own experience, if you don’t know where Browns Bakery is, in what to me was the labyrinth of streets near Pilsworth road, you would miss it.  And that would be a shame. I was greeted with the cheery banter of Val. I went …

Slightly Piggy in Conwy

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Venue: Edwards of Conwy, 18 High Street, Conwy, North Wales LL32 8DE Facebook Site: Edwards of Conwy Pie: Pork and Stilton Temperature as eaten: Hot Rating: 9.5   On a very recent visit to North Wales I ventured into Conwy, a lovely Welsh Town with plenty to do, see, eat and drink.  Sadly, I was …

Harefield Happiness.

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It’s been some time since I had seen any of work colleagues (that’s if you don’t count the fuzzy broken images on Zoom into account).  So when we had an impromptu get together out towards Widnes I also took the opportunity to dive into the farm shop that is attached to Harefield Coffee Barn just …