Dish Cafe, Geelong | Beef & Cheddar Pie | Australia’s First A+ Pie!

Where: 66 Little Malop Street, Geelong CBD Cost: $6 – $9.50 Pastry: soft and thin, yet does not fall to bits. The texture of the pastry is quite different to any other pie I have tried, which adds to its uniqueness. The pastry is like a very fine bread crumble, and it is delicious. The puff … Continue reading

Contributor Review | KFC ZINGER PIE!

Written by Boof Nielson Cost: $3.95 Wrapped in a paper bag, and cradled in a little tin, is the KFC Zinger Pie. I’m not usually a fan of chicken pies, as I find them too bland when compared to their beefy cousins. This, combined with the nagging feeling that this thing in my lap can … Continue reading

Ferguson Plarre Bakehouse | Waurn Ponds | Lamb & Rosemary Pie

Where: Ferguson Plarre Bakehouse, Waurn Ponds Plaza, Victoria Cost: approximately $5 something Pastry: thick! lord, it’s thick. It has a whopper of a crunch, sort of like a crispy old cracker. A tad bit floury, with no unusual flavour characteristics. Meat: this pie delivered a new level of bland. Usually lamb & rosemary pies always turn out to be … Continue reading

So, what are the best pies out there?

In the nine months I have been posting reviews on this blog I have been lucky enough to chow down on some pretty damn tasty pies. I commonly get asked what my favourite pie is, or what some of them might be. The following are the pies that have all scored a B+ or above (I am … Continue reading

Piesaregoodforyou’s Award for Best Budget Pie goes to …

After months of hard (so very hard) work, here is a useful comparison sheet for supermarket-bought pies that fit within the ‘budget’ category, of no pie over $1. The piesaregoodforyou Award for Best Budget Pie goes to: *drum role* Coles Smart Buy Pies! Coles Smart Buy pies 56c per pie B ColesChunky Beef pies $1 … Continue reading

Snowy River Pie: Judgment Day

So I went to IGA and scoped out their budget pie range. Seeing as how I am currently unemployed and spend my days writing about pies and other important things my eyes were averted away from the top-shelf range, knowing that my wallet would fall into an existential crisis once finding itself empty and devoid … Continue reading

BIG DAD’S PIES: Peppered Steak and Vegetable Pie Review

BIG DAD’S PIES – Margate While I have been visiting in Queensland I have made it my mission to review two of the most well-known pie shops in the festival state. BEEFY’S (award winning bakery) was first, and now it is time for BIG DAD’S Pies to meet my judgment. So, I waltzed on down … Continue reading

Woolworths Homebrand Pies: A Disaster

So here I am reviewing another brand of budget pies. Balfours and Black & Gold have had their turn, so now I turn to Woolworths to see how well they hold up in the pastry department. This particular 6pack of meat-garbage can be found at the bottom of the freezer in the chilled aisle at … Continue reading

Damn Good Pie @ the Flute Bakery, Fyshwick ACT

While visiting Canberra to see my brother win a short play festival my girlfriend was advised to go to the Flute Bakery in Fyshwick, because apparently they stock delicious sweets. I’m not into sweets. I prefer meat. I bought a chicken sandwich and she bought a red wine and beef pie. I tried eating my … Continue reading