Pieminister Blog

A refreshing alternative to the usual Black Friday spending-frenzy, Black Pie Day is an opportunity to spend wisely, giving to a good cause in return for delicious pies. Two of our award winning Classics, Moo and Kevin, will be baked in a charcoal pastry for lunchtime on Friday 23 November, turning the traditionally golden crust to black. read more …

Topics: charity

THE GREAT BRITISH PIE: DESIGNED TO WITHSTAND WHATEVER THE GREAT BRITISH WEATHER THROWS AT US. Cold and wet or hot and sunny, we’ve got pies for all seasons. Take a look at our summer menu and you’ll see what we mean when we say we’re not just here for hot pies. read more …

Topics: charity, Menu

The time has come for our more ‘classic’ pies to move over for a week, to make room for a new pie to take the spotlight. You see, we’ve been busy bees in our kitchens, creating our first ever insect pie, for British Pie Week. We looked to Mexico for inspiration for The Hopper (crickets are a Street Food favourite there) read more …

Celebrate with Pie & Mash Feasts for a fiver! As well as all the award winning meat free, gluten free and meaty pies you know and love already, we’ve got three Pie Week specials to try too. They’re limited-edition so make sure get your hands on one fast.  Because when they’re gone, they’re gone. Our third Pie Week special?  We’ll read more …

Why?  Because we’ve created 100% gluten free versions of two of your favourite pies. We’ve spent the best part of a year rolling, mixing, tasting and baking to create Gluten Free Moo and Heidi pies.  And proof that they taste just as great as their non-GF counterparts, they both triumphed in the 2016 British Pie Awards. Taking first read more …

Topics: News

We have baked two special pies this summer – the tipsy chick and the scrumpea – and every time you buy one, we’ll plant a tree.   Actually Temwa, a Bristol-based Community Development Charity will plant the trees as part of their Community Forest Project in Northern Malawi. Temwa has been a long-term friend and neighbour here in Bristol read more …

Topics: festival, News

If you like cycling and pies it’s time you signed up for Temwa’s favourite annual fundraiser: 80 Miles Around the West.   Spend a weekend (the 13th to 14th June 2015) cycling from Bristol to Devizes and back to raise funds for our Bristol neighbours – the Northern Malawi development charity – Temwa. Suitable for all abilities, all you read more …

Topics: News

Now’s the time to make this festive legend of a pie at home. We made these christingle pies a few years ago so vegetarians had something a little more inspired for Christmas dinner than a nut roast and sprouts. They’ve been a huge hit for us and, what’s more, even hardened carnivores have fallen for read more …

Topics: News, recipes

Going to Glastonbury this weekend?  Make a ‘pea-line’ straight over to our stall to get your ‘Mothership Forever’ wristband. Pop it on and you’ll get £1 off pieminister motherships for the rest of eternity* (or until your wristband falls off). Tweet your #mashedup pictures @pieminister and check out Facebook  for the latest pie-related updates and read more …

Topics: event, festival

Our favourite plasticine man Morph is returning to screens on July 4th. Last week we went along to the Aardman Animation studios to give him his first Pieminister pie. We met some funny guys while we were there who also enjoyed our pies (you might recognise some faces…!) Morph’s first Pieminister pie He got stuck in… read more …

Topics: News