Pieminister Blog

Free Range For All

Sep 4 2017

We’re proud to use free range, British meat. Always have. Always will. This autumn, we’re celebrating 14 years of responsible sourcing; from the chicken in Free Ranger to the wild venison in Deer Stalker – our promise is to always use free range, British meat in all our pies. And what better way to celebrate read more …

Topics: competition, Menu, News

To celebrate the arrival of our new lunch menu, we’re offering all our VIPies lunch on the house! This is an exclusive treat for our special VIPie Club members, so if you’re not a member already then sign up now. Like all good things in life, it’s free to join the club and once you’re read more …

Topics: event, News

Bungee The Boss

Jun 1 2017

What? On the 16th June in Bristol, two foolhardy Pie Ministers (our founder Jon and Chief Pie Inventor Matt) will be taking the leap, jumping the jump and subsequently dropping 160ft off a crane. The rest of us will be watching below, waiting for the bungee cord to kick in and ricochet them back up to safety. read more …

Topics: charity, event, News

This summer, we’ve teamed up with UKHarvest to help feed thousands of people across the UK with good food.  In fact, we’re aiming to feed 10,000 people in need.  How will we manage that?  Well it’s actually very simple: every time you buy one of our new Summer pies, we’ll donate a pie to them on your read more …

Topics: charity, News

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 …

Topics: charity, News

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 …

Brunch-time pies

Feb 14 2017

Ever since we created a breakfast pie for the 2011 Rugby World Cup we’ve wanted to make it a permanent fixture on our menu. Infact, we’ve gone one step further and created two breakfast pies AND a full brunch menu to put them on!  Which means you don’t need to wait till lunch anymore for read more …

Topics: News

Our famous Free Ranger is the most popular chicken pie we make, and now, if you’re on a gluten free diet, you can enjoy it too because we’ve just created a GF version. It’s made with free range British chicken and free range British ham (or course!) and it joins the Gluten Free Moo (steak read more …

Topics: News

Canapies!

Dec 16 2016

You’d never guess it but here at Pieminister we like a play on words.  Sometimes we change names because we don’t like the original ones and here is a textbook example. ‘Finger Food’ sounds gruesome. ‘Canapés’ sounds pansy. But canapies, on the other hand, sounds tasty. Below we’ve given you just one recipe for these read more …

Topics: News, recipes