Friday, 28 February 2014

Celebrate National Pie Week with M&S





National Pie week runs from 3rd – 9th March this year and is celebrating 60 years. I love making and eating pies, Chris as a Yorkshire man of course likes a pie, his favourite being Steak and Ale. 


M+S sent him his own pie to try, their Steak and Ale is made with Old Peculiar, I did jokingly say the name suits him too. Its a really meaty pie, with lashings of gravy, perfect with mash and vegetables.

All the M+S pies are deep-filled, handcrafted in Yorkshire – topped with a crisp all butter short crust pastry. The Chicken, Leek and Wholegrain Mustard above is gorgeous, I bought this a few days ago for Granny's tea and she left her favourite mash so she could eat all the pie!

Other mouth watering pies on sale next week are 

Meat and Potato Filled £3.49 with hand selected cuts of British beef and dry-cure smoked bacon,  this pie is slowly cooked in rich flavoured gravy with slices of roasted potato surrounded by crisp all butter pastry.


Slow Roasted Ham, Onion and Mature Cheddar Pie £3.49, 250g. Tuck into a classic combination of juicy slow roasted ham and mature cheddar, in a caramelised white onion sauce.

Pork, Cider and Smoked Bacon Pie £3.49, 250g. A mouth-watering all butter pastry pie filled to the brim with British pork slowly cooked in cider and onions.


If you fancy a pie but watching the calories you can still indulge with the Count On Us Puff Pastry topped pies.

Try Minced Beef and vegetable in a red wine gravy, with carrots, onions and leeks 302 calories, or Chicken in a white wine and mushroom sauce with carrots and potatoes, both topped with puff pastry, 322 calories
£3.49

At the moment at my M+S store the pies are on offer at 3 for £10

I was provided with one of the pies, I was offered no other incentive, my opinions are my own.




17 comments:

  1. Great review thank you! Enjoy your weekend x

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  2. Pie week and pancake day - couldn't be better! All these pies sound delish.

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    1. Oh yes forgot its both, indeed its a good week.

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  3. I can't resist M&S. All their meals are quality - and there's one a few doors down from my flat. Bonus :)

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  4. lovely review and nice to know you can still watch the calories.

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  5. Lovely review, I had no idea pies could look so good and not be too fattening.

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    1. The Count on Us range is so tasty as well.

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  6. Wow yummy yummy & not fattening either..(or too fattening). Great blog thankyou. x

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    1. Thank you they are indeed very yummy! Bought a leek and chicken family pie in the offer as well.

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    1. Hehe cannot beat a nice pie, I love the puff pastry tops!

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  9. national pie week, there is a week for everything, lol. but the pie looks scrumptious, i must say!

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  10. I do love a good pie, looks delicious!!!
    Felicity kelly

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