Balfours Red Thai Chicken Pie Review

Cost: $5 + per 2-pack Pastry: the pastry has a satisfactory crunch; not too brittle and not too floury. It has a warm savory taste. Very nice. Meat: this pie has given me a new level of appreciation for well-made chicken pies. This pie is filled to the brim with real shredded chicken, spiced with authentic-tasting red Thai … Continue reading

Sargents Extra Special Slow Cooked Angus Beef & Vegetable Pie

Previously I reviewed Sargents’ ‘extra special’ Wagyu pie (it wasn’t that special), and this review is of another extra special pie from Sargents: the Extra Special Slow Cooked Angus Beef & Vegetable Pie. So just how special is it? Cost: approx $5.50 per 2. Pastry: delicious, actually. This is proper old-fashioned thick pastry with a flaky puff-pastry lid; just like … Continue reading

Sargents Extra Special WAGYU pie: Not That Special

The following is a review of another premium supermarket-bought pie: Sargents Extra Special Wagyu pie. Now, wagyu beef appears to have become a name known in most households, and is known for being expensive and quite tasty. Personally, I think the wagyu beef trend is a fad. The moment fast food shops start selling wagyu burgers the … 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

Aldi | Elmsbury Premium Pies | The Last Of The Cheapest

Here it is, folks! The last of the budget pies. How does Aldi’s Elmsbury Premium Pie match up against the other competitors in the budget pie ($1 or less per pie) market? Let’s See. Cost: $3.99 per 6-pack. Pastry: thick and biscuity. There is nothing special about this pastry; it is a little sweet and generally quite bland. … Continue reading