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Red Hot Pie Action: The Will Grigg pie

March 17th, 2018|

As many readers know I’m a Wiganer as well as a pie lover, and let’s face it, the two normally go hand in hand anyway. Following Wigan Athletic’s remarkable run to the quarter final of the FA Cup, the Rolling […]

Living the dream as a Pie Judge

March 9th, 2018|

I’ve written at length in the past about pies, reviewed pies, looked at particular types of pies, or pies by area and I write about loads of other stuff too but then you’ll have to go elsewhere for that as […]

Taylor Made!

October 17th, 2017|

It’s time for the latest episode of my “pies which didn’t make it into the book (and probably deserved to)” series and today I’m sampling the pies from Derby House, or rather Taylor’s Farm Shop near Ormskirk, West Lancashire.

For all […]

The greatest show on earth!!

August 20th, 2017|

It’s taken me a few weeks to catch up following my trip to Melton Mowbray but yes PIE FEST is really a thing, and it really is a festival of PIES!!

I was kindly invited there on the Sunday to talk […]

A festival of pies!

July 25th, 2017|

It’s not often I get a gig to go to. Even when I do it tends to fall through, like the unfortunate incident over the cancelled BBC Documentary. There are numerous events in the pie calendar that simply cannot be […]

Shed Heaven

July 11th, 2017|

It happens once maybe twice a year, when the time comes to empty my shed, usually quickly followed by a tip to the trip and whacking a load of stuff on […]

Muffin Tops

November 1st, 2015|

muffinmanAt least I’ve finally got the answer to a question posed right at the beginning of […]

Put a DUNK on it!

September 27th, 2015|

dunkleys1It was a sunny, summer’s day when I found myself at the Table Table chain in […]

21 days later

November 14th, 2014|

palletsIt was a night which delivered everything it promised. Pies, mainly and plenty of them! The […]

The time is PIE

October 24th, 2014|

pietimeI’m sat at home waiting for the delivery of 1,000 books. Nervous and exciting times indeed. […]

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