Sargents Traditional Style Beef & Cheese Pie | Review

Cost: unknown (store bought) Pastry: so thick you could nearly break a tooth. Seriously, the lid alone is approximately  five layers of sultry puff pastry. Together these layers give this pie a wicked crunch, but in turn reduces the meat content due to its ridiculous thickness. Meat: have you ever partaken in Pizza Hut’s ‘All you can eat’ … Continue reading

Contributor Review | Sean Marsh | Norlane’s Old Style Bakery

The following review is from Sean Marsh; a top bloke with a solid foundation in pie wisdom.  Welcome to the Chunky Steak pie from Norlane’s own Old Style Bakery. You can rest assured that any pie emblazoned with the Star of David has the blessing of our Vengeful Lord stamped upon its delicious crust, and … Continue reading

Routleys Bakery | Grovedale | Chunky Beef and Burgundy Pie

Today for breakfast (about one in the afternoon) I ate a pie from the Routleys Bakery that has recently opened in Grovedale. I admit I have tried Routleys pies before, but never had I bought one of their pies from one of their many bakeries. I recently tried a Routleys plain pie at a roadside cafe … Continue reading

FOUR’N TWENTY PIE | THE DREADED REVIEW

I have put this one off, and now I think the time has come … to review Four’n Twenty‘s overwhelmingly popular meat pie; perhaps the most iconic Australian pie EVER. Due to an annoying yet lingering disdain for Four’n Twenty products that I developed early on my journey to pie-enlightenment I avoided this Australian favourite. … 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

Coles Smart Buy Meat Pie: Smackdown

Welcome back. In our last installments of piesaregoodforyou we have gone on a journey through the Otway rain forest, sampled the local bakeries, and then traveled to Horsham and Echuca for other pie-related investigations.  For now I’ll take the opportunity to review one of the last pies in a range of supermarket-chain budget pies. To keep these … Continue reading

CONTRIBUTOR REVIEW: Echuca Piehouse

I welcome piesaregoodforyou‘s first contributor review, written by Boof; a fellow pie enthusiast. Located smack in the middle of Hare Street, Echuca Piehouse describe themselves as “a fresh new concept delivering on its promise of Australias (sic) best pies.” Approaching the counter of this tiny establishment one is presented with a list of awards and … Continue reading

Day 1 In The Otways | Lorne Bakery

This little bakery is on the right side of the road as you come into the touristy town of Lorne, heading away from Anglesea. This little bakery was the first of three bakeries I visited on my three-day trip in the Otway rain forest. One of their apprentices won a reward recently (it said so on … Continue reading