The rise of the Game PieMartin Jones of Brook Food presents the Other Meat Class Champion Trophy to Trevor Jones of Brocklebys

The pie is one of the icons of British cuisine. Savoury or sweet, the British eat millions of them every year.

The British Pie Awards are a national celebration of British Pies in all their varieties and they have been running since 2009.

This year Taste of Game was pleased to see the increase of game meat pies entered and winning awards.

Fourteen game pies gained, an award nine being awarded the coveted Gold. They ranged from Venison to Wild Boar showcasing the best in British Game.

Annette Cole BASC Taste of Game Development Manager said ‘More and more businesses are adding value to game by introducing new game products. The pie is a great way of doing that, everyone likes pies and it a great way of introducing game to someone who has not eaten it before’

Winners

Gold

Biddestone Arms-Venison & Smoked Bacon Pie

Bouverie Lodge Quality Foods-Venison Pie

Brockleby’s-Wild Deer Pie

Dunkleys -Nicholsons Venison Pie

Dunkleys-Venison and Roasted Veg Pie

Madaboutpies. Co. Uk-Wild Boar & Cider Bistro

Mr Cs Hand-Crafted Pies-Scottish Wild Venison Pie

Something Nice-Wild Squirrel Pie

Wessex Pantry-Pheasant Pie

Silver

Grumpies of Cornwall-Venison & Red Wine Pie

Hayman’s Butchers-Rabbit Pie

Seasons Farm Foods-Venison Red Wine & Mushroom Pie

Bronze

Plenty Pastry Ltd-Wild Boar Boudin Boir Pie

Wessex Pantry-Game Pie

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