The Pie Blog

  • 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...
  • Interview with our charity partner Food Cycle

    For every Yorkshire Handmade Pie order, we donate 30p to the valuable work of Foodcycle who support the lonely, the isolated and the hungry members...
  • 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 ...
  • What Lurks Inside? The Past Hidden Horrors Encased In Pastry!

    What lurks inside? Hidden horrors encased in pastry. The pie has a reputation for hiding horrors. Perhaps the most well-known pie horror story is S...
  • The Language of Pie

    The Language of Pie Pies have been around a long time, and so have we... We have been eating pies for centuries, so it’s no surprise that they have...
  • FoodCycle's Incredible Work During The Pandemic

    Our charity partners FoodCycle held a webinar recently in which they described the huge challenges they’ve faced in providing their usual levels of...
  • How To Make Perfect Shortcrust Pastry for Pies

    If you’re feeling adventurous and want to have a crack at making your own shortcrust pastry, here’s a recipe for you to give it a go. Pastry is som...
  • Meet the Supplier - Hambleton Brewery

    Based just 100 metres from our bakery, Hambleton Brewery provide the amazing Nightmare Porter Ale that gives our Yorkshire Steak and Ale pie its ri...
  • 'Meat' the supplier

    At Yorkshire Handmade Pies, we are blessed to have several like minded suppliers right on our doorstep here in North Yorkshire. We truly believe we...
  • Thank you for helping us raise £1000 for FoodCycle

    We would like to say a big thank you to everybody who has bought our pies and helped us raise £1000 for our charity partner FoodCycle.  Since our l...