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Eggsperimenting with colour for Easter!

We’ve cleared out the fridge and the cupboard of all things colourful and used them to dye eggs… the results were eggceptional!   Naturally  colourful ingredients from the kitchen     Soaking The results!   To try naturally dying your own eggs you will need: A batch of organic or free range eggs White wine read more …

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Jon shares a few photos from his trip to Kenya with Send a Cow

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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Easter Lamb Pie Recipe

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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Pieminister has arrived in Cardiff!

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 …

Send A Cow sends Jon to Kenya!

This weekend, our founder Jon Simon, heads to Kenya to see how the money raised through our Cattle Drive for Send a Cow (almost £40,000 and rising!) is helping rural families become flourishing farmers. Jon and Romany Simon of Pieminister with David Bragg, Senior Programme Co-ordinator (far left), who will be accompanying Jon on his read more …

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Topshop Does the Light Thing

When one of Britain’s biggest fashion brands contacted us desperate to try our new lighter pies we had to oblige. We sent a selection of the Kooky Chook, Light as a Feta and Chickalito to Topshop on Oxford street and look what pie induced chaos ensued… Lighter pies land on Oxford Street! The girls at read more …

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FIVE reasons why you simply can’t ignore British Pie Week.

Reason 1:  You could win pies and surprises every day.  As well as our amazing pies and new No.10 chutney, SEVEN lucky winners will get: A dinky 6 O’clock Gin & Tonic kit A tea towel that really is To Dry For! A Joseph Joseph adjustable trivet….sounds intriguing huh? A British-designed, crazy-sounding ‘rotation potato masher’ from Uutensil  A pair of super-cool read more …

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Bountiful Bristol & beyond..

Yesterday, we packed the car with some of our favourite West Country delicacies to share with some very special foodies we’d invited to our Leather Lane restaurant for an exclusive ‘Taste of the West’.    Tristan baked up some of his brand new lighter pies (all made in Bristol of course!) and served them with read more …

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Say Hello to three new pies!

They’re everything you love about our classics – just lighter! Download your £1 off voucher here. Introducing…  kooky chook: a free range British chicken, sweet potato, chilli and coconut pie  chickalito: a free range British chicken and free range British dry cured ham pie  light as a feta: a butternut squash, sun-dried tomato and feta pie They’re available now, read more …

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It’s official!  Pieminister pies are cool.

Rankin personally requested our pies for the launch of the latest issue of Hunger Magazine last week.  This, the Mighty Blighty issue,  celebrates the best of British talent across music, film, fashion and art.  Check out the party shots below – you might recognise a few famous pie eaters! As well as being rather handy read more …

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