Pieminister Blog

Back in the summer of 2015, we teamed up with our Stokes Croft neighbour Temwa, a community-led charity operating in Malawi.  Our plan was to sell enough pies to fund a forest in Malawi, so we made two special summer recipes using the best Somerset cider, kindly donated to us by Orchard Pig. Temwa have read more …

Anyone for cricket?

Mar 1 2017

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 …

The story so far…. Back in June we decided to spend the summer giving free pies to help people raise money for a charity (or just to raise peoples’ spirits). The response to this  has been overwhelming. Just half way through the summer and we’ve already supported more than 100 different events.  From Leeds and Manchester down to Dorset read more …

#LittleActsofPieness Since the start of June we’ve been inviting community-spirited people to apply for free pies for good causes.  These random acts of kindness (or Little Acts of Pie-ness) are helping raise funds for good causes and making people smile. We originally pledged to give away more than 10,000 surplus pies over the summer. And we’ve already donated over 8000 – in the first month! read more …

You’ve earn’t your crust! Pieminister Cardiff on St. Mary’s Street are offering Cardiff half marathon runners this Saturday a free pie if you come in and show us your medal. Each runner will be given a free pie, so what better way to carb ‘re-load’ than on a choice of 16 award-winning Pieminister pies. And read more …

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People of Bristol, Cardiff & Nottingham – 17th March is your lucky day as a whole lot of pie-rish luck will be coming your way! You may well remember our Shamrock pie, made with British beef slow cooked in ‘famous Irish Stout’. Rich, sticky and delicious, this is the perfect pie to wash down with read more …

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A whole week devoted to pies. What’s not to love? British Pie Week is the excuse you’ve been looking for to devour a pie or two and we’ve got no less than 15 pastried delights to sink your teeth into. As well as five Vegetarian Society Approved pies, including the yet undisclosed winner of our meat free recipe read more …

Topics: event, News, recipes

Trees bikes and pies

Jun 15 2015

Our intrepid cyclists powered through their 80 mile ride across the West, stopping for pies, pints and Orchard Pig apple juice along the way. Organised by Temwa to raise money for their Forestry Project in Northern Malawi, Pieminister’s team alone has raised a whopping £2,110 so far.  That’s over 20,000 trees towards the Pieminister Forest we’re planting in the read more …

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We spent much of July on the road, on bikes brimming with pies! The sun shone (phew) and our new topless pies went down a storm, everywhere we went. Thank you so much to everyone we visited – you made us feel very loved (which is always nice!) …….and made sure our tour was well read more …

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