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Celebrate British Pie Week with Pork Farms

Posted 26.02.2021

It’s the week we’ve been waiting for and our favourite holiday of the year – British Pie Week! (1-7 March). 

From the humble steak and ale, to the sweet cherry, to the iconic Melton Mowbray pork pie, this classic food staple is as much a part of British culture as a good cup of Yorkshire tea and a jam and cream scone. 

As a nation of pastry-lovers, it’s only right that we have an entire week dedicated to putting any and every type of filling inside a delicious pastry case. Whether you like to snack on your pies on the way back from the supermarket, save them for a delicious picnic spread, or share them with loved ones at the dinner table, pies are a faithful food for all occasions.  

We’ve put together a list of ways you can celebrate British Pie week from Monday to Friday – it’s going to be pie-conic!  

Monday  

  • Start the week off right with a feast of pies. Our Original Large Pork Pie is perfect for sharing and is made with 100% British pork for an award-winning taste and texture 
  • Pair it with punchy spicy red cabbage for a delicious warming side or creamy mashed potatoes for a classic dish 
  • Finish off your feast with this simple no-stress gravy, made with only five ingredients to really complement your pie-fect spread 

Tuesday  

  • It’s time to get ins-pie-red with some pie-themed crafts. Have a go at making this tasty looking pie garland to decorate your home – it looks good enough to eat! 
  • All that crafting is hungry work, so make sure you fill up on our Original 2pk Snack Pork Pies 

British Pie Week Garland

Image credit: The First Year Blog 

Wednesday  

  • Go around the world in 80 pastries and pair your pork pies with delicious sides from all over the globe. Our iconic Melton Mowbray piesare delicious when paired with sides from further afield
  • This delicious mango chutney is a great Indian alternative to the classic British dip and adds a hit of sweetness to your pie
  • For a Mediterranean alternative, try this baba ghanoush recipe paired with our Porkless Pork Pie – a simple and healthier mouthwatering vegan dinner  

Thursday 

  • Get a slice of the action with some pie-themed activities. See how many of our Original 6pk Mini Pork Pies you can stack into a pyramid – the tallest tower wins!  
  • Enjoy your favourite pie-themed films, from Pie-rates of the Caribbean, to Pi-robot or even Life of ‘Pie’. Make sure you’re stocked up on snacks with our 4pk Mini Pork & Branston Topped Pies  

Friday  

  • Do you have that Friday-’filling’? Finish off your week with a family pie picnic. Create your very own Ploughman’s Lunch with our Original Medium Pork Pie, a selection of cheeses, pickles and a crusty loaf 
  • For the perfect end to your picnic, wash down our delicious pies with some refreshing homemade pink lemonade  

British Pie Week Picnic

Show us how you’ll be celebrating British Pie Week and join the conversation on  Facebook, Instagram or Twitter! 

You can buy our selection of pork pies from a range of Asda, Tesco and convenience shops around the UK.   

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