Pieminister Blog

Can I lick it?

Mar 8 2018

Yes, you can! We’ve launched a Pork Pie-Scream for British Pie Week… After 15 years creating and baking classic award-winning pies, we decided to kick-off 2018 by mixing things up a bit in the pie kitchens.  The result?  A Pork Pie-Scream (yep, that’s right), launched just in time for the start of British Pie Week on read more …

Topics: News

Did someone say vegan pie? We’ve been making pies for nearly 15 years and every single one of them is famous for its exceptionally good (but undeniably buttery) pastry. So, to create a knock-your-socks-off vegan version has been one of our biggest challenges so far. But after nearly a year of mixing, baking and many a read more …

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If you’re a regular at our Nottingham Pie Shop, you might have noticed some rather unusual noises coming from the top floor of the restaurant over the past couple of weeks. The wait is over… Whilst our delicious pies have been crisping up in the oven, our Pie Crew have been secretly working away on read more …

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Tristan first came across this sausage, cider & potato pie at a Women’s Institute fête. It’s a real man’s pie, he was told – but women will love it too!   SAUSAGE, CIDER & POTATO PIE – serves 6 The Filling 500g new potatoes, cut into slices 6–8mm thick 25g butter 1 onion, sliced 1 read more …

Topics: recipes

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

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

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 UK Harvest 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