Pieminister Blog

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Saturday 24th May – Sunday 1st June marks English Wine Week – a celebration of our home grown English tipples. From Malbec in the Midlands to Sauvignon in the South you might be surprised by the impressive variety of wines grown right here in ol’ Blighty’s own vineyards. We’ve taken three of our pies and read more …

Topics: event

In Western Kenya I was struck by just how effective some of the simplest ideas can be.  Take Send a Cow’s pass it on principle; kick-starting one small farm with the giving of seeds, skills and livestock sends waves of hope through villages as the newly-learned skills and yield are shared with neighbours, who then read more …

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One of the great things about Easter is that you can get all your friends and family together, but without the build up and pressures of Christmas. Most of the work for this sunny, zesty and classy pie can be done in advance…which means you can just chill out and enjoy yourself. Easter Lamb Pie Serves read more …

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After much anticipation we opened the doors to our brand new restaurant on St Mary’s Street, Cardiff this week serving up our award-winning pies and a range of British craft beers and ciders. If you haven’t been yet you can download a £2 off voucher here  and check out the menu Over the weekend we read more …

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If the festive season has left you feeling sluggish, glum and in a state of pie-bernation do not fear, we have rounded up some super foods to give your mood the little boost it needs to see you sailing through January with a smile on your face. Chicken Chicken is not only protein rich (essential read more …

Topics: recipes