The Pie Blog

  • Top 5 examples of Pies in Popular Literature

    Pies have been a part of popular culture here in the UK for many centuries. It's therefore of little surprise to find that there are many literary ...
  • How to make the perfect Steak and Ale Pie

    British Pie Week is soon upon us again, and what better way to celebrate than by making your own stunning version of Britain’s favourite pie, which...
  • Top 5 Meat Free Meals You Can Try This Veganuary

    “Veganuary” inspired and supported more than half a million people to try vegan during their 2021 campaign – with participants from over 200 countr...
  • A song about pies??

    If we asked you to name 2 of life’s biggest pleasures, what would you say? (keep it clean!)   Well we asked ourselves this very question and came u...
  • What is Wagyu beef and why is it so special?

    We were recently invited to an open day at Warrendale Wagyu, a Wagyu beef supplier based here in Yorkshire.  We'd never actually tried Wagyu beef b...
  • The future of meat eating

    Is meat eating bad for the planet? Is it ethical? Should we stop eating meat altogether and switch to purely plant based diets? These are questions...
  • 3 seasonal and delicious side dishes to try with your pies

    So, you’ve received your delivery of Yorkshire Handmade Pies and put them away safely in the freezer drawer, ready to be baked for a convenient and...
  • 5 Yorkshire Foods you have to try (if you haven't already)

    Here at Yorkshire Handmade Pies, we’re very proud of our Yorkshire heritage and the incredible ingredients we have available to us to make our pies...
  • All About Beef

    Beef. A meat we have been eating in Britain for many centuries. There’s few things more British than roast beef (the French even call us ‘Les Rosbi...
  • What makes the pie so popular?

    What makes the pie popular? One thing is not in doubt. We love pies as a nation and have done for a long time! But what is it that we love so much ...
  • British Pie Week BBC Radio York Interview

    Yorkshire Handmade Pies founder James Sturdy talks to BBC Radio York during British Pie Week. What are the UK's favourite pies? What makes a pie a ...
  • 6 Things You Never Knew About Pies

    The size of pie! Denby Dale in our very own Yorkshire has a long tradition of making giant pies. From such occasions as King George III’s recovery ...