The British Pie Awards 2015

Melton Mowbray Pie Competition1

Last Wednesday I was in St Mary’s Church in Melton Mowbray – light streaming through the stained glass windows, and a voice booming from the pulpit: “now take your control pie…”

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The Ongoing Saga of The Pork Pie

pork pies

In July 2011 I tried – and failed – to make a pork pie.

It’s taken me two years and two months to get back on the horse. A little hopeless, perhaps. But the collapsed pork pie was one of my more upsetting culinary experiences – because a lot of time and love goes into making a showstopper of a pork pie.… 

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