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Lunch on the go: The Pork Pie Ploughman's

Posted by valeofmowbray on 15th Jan 2018 2:56pm

If you've hit the slump January brings, we're here to help. After the excitement of Christmas and the festive flavours, January food doesn't need to taste bland in comparison. Today, we're bringing an idea for your lunches: the pork pie Ploughman's! It's easy and quick...

A Christmas Tipple and a Pork Pie Treat

Posted by valeofmowbray on 20th Dec 2017 10:52am

We're on the final countdown to Christmas, so we're getting all our Christmas food and drink organised so we can settle down and enjoy a fantastic few days filled with friends and family - and food! When considering our Christmas drinks, there's the traditional mulled w...

A Christmas Buffet to complete any party!

Posted by valeofmowbray on 11th Dec 2017 4:21pm

With Christmas and New Year quickly approaching, one thing is for sure; there'll be quite a few parties coming up for both family and friends. When asking around pork pie HQ, it's clear that the buffet is the hero of the season! With minimal culinary expertise and fuss free, what staples s...

Your ultimate Christmas Dinner recipe

Posted by valeofmowbray on 28th Nov 2017 12:33pm

Don't get us wrong, a traditional turkey Christmas dinner is delicious. But, pork pies are easier and quicker to cook and will give you more time to enjoy your Christmas morning without waking up at the crack of dawn and - dare we say it - are way more yummy! So, without further ado, here'...

Friends-giving calls for delicious Pork Pies (and brussel sprouts!)

Posted by valeofmowbray on 20th Nov 2017 5:14pm

We've always looked enviously upon our American friends this time of year when they get a Thanksgiving feast - so this year we've decided that we're going to throw our own dinner party this week following the 'friends-giving' trend. We're planning to use many elements o...

Christmas pork pie accompaniment: Cranberry Sauce

Posted by valeofmowbray on 17th Nov 2017 4:56pm

The Christmas lights are starting to light up Yorkshire and with that special festive buzz in the air, it's time to get our Christmas recipes sorted. This cranberry sauce recipe is not only ideal for the big day, but also for the festivities leading up to the 25th - with family and friends visi...

A Chilli Chutney Kick for your Pork Pie

Posted by valeofmowbray on 7th Nov 2017 12:51pm

Lately, we've been craving a cheese board with pork pies, chutney, crisps and crackers. We've planned to invite friends round this weekend, get some board games out and enjoy a delicious cheese board! Whilst we're not fussy about the cheese eaten (though we're pretty devoted to m...

An Autumn Warmer Pork Pie Recipe

Posted by valeofmowbray on 27th Oct 2017 4:37pm

We've been loving posting our pork pie recipes over the last few weeks into our new recipe section. We admit that we end up in the same routine of how to eat our pie but whenever the season changes, there's a new lease of life in our office and we switch up our routine! The weather...

An Ultimate Pork Pie Brunch

Posted by valeofmowbray on 26th Oct 2017 11:30am

One of our life mottos has always been that 'brunch is always a good idea.' We stand by this, and wanted to see how we could incorporate our beloved pork pies into our brunch. Whilst some may never have had a pork pie brunch before, let us run you through our thinking: 1. pork pies...

A Halloween Treat; pork pies and a pumpkin rice recipe! 🎃

Posted by valeofmowbray on 23rd Oct 2017 11:24am

Halloween in Yorkshire has become a bigger and bigger event every year. Though haunted houses and trick or treating is a lot of fun, it's always the food aspect of Halloween we're the most interested in! Inviting friends and family round and having 'spooky' buffet style party foo...

An Aussie Recipe: The Pork Pie Floater

Posted by valeofmowbray on 18th Oct 2017 11:46am

Our eyes lit up when we saw this Australian tradition of a 'pie floater.' In general, if a recipe involves a pork pie, we'll try it. We do find that we love soup during the autumn/ winter months to warm us through on a cold lunch or dinner time. The problem is that soup never fills us...

A butternut squash slaw to go with your pork pie

Posted by valeofmowbray on 11th Oct 2017 12:33pm

You might have noticed by now that we're pretty huge fans of Autumn. We love cosy nights in by the fire, a crisp morning when Jack Frost has made everything just that little bit more magical and the colourful leaves causing everything to be seen in a warm pretty light. We ignore those that say...

Get well soon: a wellness boost with kale & pork pie!

Posted by valeofmowbray on 9th Oct 2017 11:11am

As we're coming into that time of year where everyone seems to get the sniffles, we thought we'd share a wellness recipe for a bean and kale salad. Leafy greens are important to pack in when you're feeling under the weather because they're packed full of vitamins, minerals and fi...

Comfort Food: Pork Pie and Veggie Bake

Posted by valeofmowbray on 6th Oct 2017 4:47pm

Warm food on a cold winter evening is a must. Warm up your pork in the oven and get some veggies roasting - the perfect easy meal. A short prep time is something we love to see and then let it roast in the oven and voilĂ ! A tasty and nutritious tea....