Pieminister Blog

Pietanic!

Jun 18 2020

The finest fish pie ever to sail the seven seas. A marvel, a wonder and a triumph to behold. Hopefully this pie will leave you with much happier memories than those of its namesake. Good luck and Godspeed, Cap’n! Pietanic! INGREDIENTS Serves 6 300g smoked haddock fillet 300g fresh haddock or cod fillet 300g organic read more …

Topics: recipes

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Noel Edmonds and Mr Blobby… rhubarb and custard is yet another long and happy marriage that has stood the test of time. You may now kiss your pie! Rhubarb & Custard Pie INGREDIENTS Serves 8-10 1 quantity of sweet pastry (see below) 8 slim sticks of rhubarb, cut into 3cm read more …

Topics: recipes

Zesty Lamb Pie

May 3 2020

The best thing about this recipe is that most of the work for about this sunny, zesty and classy pie can be done in advance…which means you can just chill out and enjoy yourself. Zesty Lamb Pie INGREDIENTS Serves 4-6 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 celery sticks, chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely read more …

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Pie Week (2 – 8 March 2020) is one of the biggest weeks of the year for us – think Christmas in the pie world! The week is about celebrating everything great about the British pie and we’ve got a belter of a week planned for you lot. EYES ON THE PIE PRIZE That’s right, read more …

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