Journal

The Gift of Pie

We’ve always known that there is some serious love out there for the great British tradition of a good pie, our Turner’s Pie store customers have been raving about their love of our pies for decades. When we launched our Pies by Post service in 2018 our main purpose was…
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“Wow, amazing, incredible, astonishing — sensational!”…Food Review Club try Turner’s Pies

We are delighted that a leading food critic has heaped praise on our tasty pies describing them as "the best I've ever eaten". Critic Matt Davies-Binge's enthusiastic online video appraisal went out to almost 200,000 viewers on the Food Review Club social media platforms and his glowing critique led to…
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We’re Back!

We are delighted to be opening our doors to our wonderful customers once again. In response to the Government guidelines for tackling the spread of Covid-19 we had to take the unprecedented decision in March to shut all of our stores in the interest of the health and safety of…
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The Perfect Pie Side Dish

In our humble (and somewhat biased) opinion, there's nothing as satisfying as a delicious savoury pie for dinner...a delicate yet robust sauce enveloping your favourite filling, wrapped up in buttery pasty that has been baked to crispy perfection. Whether it's a Turner's award winning pie or another of your favourite…
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Christmas Toy Appeal Update

Our wonderful customers have come up trumps again, filling our toy crates with new toys and games to donate to poorly children. The first batch of presents was delivered to the staff on Bluefin Children's Ward at Worthing Hospital, ready to be handed out to the children on Christmas morning.…
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Join our Christmas Toy Campaign

We need the help of our wonderful customers to spread some Christmas joy amongst poorly children on the Bluefin Ward at Worthing Hospital. This week we have placed toy collection crates in all of our stores. We would love your help to fill them to the brim with new toys…
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10 Things you never knew about pies

Here's some fun Friday facts for all you Pie Lovers! 1. Technically, everything used to be a pie Originally, the pie's pastry shell was designed to be used as a baking dish, storage container, and a way to serve the filling. Records show that Romans would use meats, oysters, mussels…
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Our Month of Madness Following BBC Fame

Sorry if we’ve been a bit quiet for the last few weeks…We’ve been working around the clock to process an influx of orders since we appeared on the BBC documentary Life of Pies…a great problem to have obviously! In case you missed it when it was aired on BBC 1…
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Life of Pie! Excitement builds as we are set to star on the BBC

All of us are super excited ahead of Turner's Pies starring in a BBC1 documentary that lifts the shortcrust pastry lid on the British Pie Awards. We were delighted to have won class champion with our delicious steak and mature cheddar pie at the ceremony back in March and the…
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Phil Turner’s British Pie Week Diary

Monday 4th March Big day for Turner’s Pies today! We’ve got the BBC film crew coming in film us making pies in the kitchen and selling them in our Broadwater store. They’re filming for a documentary on the British Pie Awards, which will be aired later this Summer. We’re all…
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The BBC are making a documentary about us!

When we baked the best pie in Britain we knew we had created a recipe for success -- but little did we know the delicious steak and ale treat would become the star of a new BBC show. We collect the prestigious Supreme Champion award at last years British Pie…
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Bonfire Night Party Delights

Are you planning to hold a bonfire party to celebrate Guy Fawkes Night this year? Bonfire night is our favourite thing about Autumn… Snuggling up by the bonfire, warm tasty food and spectacular firework displays. What’s not to love? If you are having firework party at home, you can make…
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The Aberdeen Angus Secret to our Delicious Steak Pies

Did you know that at Turner’s Pies we use Aberdeen Angus top rump beef in all of our beef pies? This is a controversial move…the general consensus among makers of pies is to use a cheaper cut of beef, say brisket or chuck, and slow cook it so that it…
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£2452.40 Raised! Turner’s Pies pledges its continued support to St Wilfrid’s Hospice

We are proud to have presented a cheque for a whopping £2452.40 to St Wilfrid's Hospice for our fundraising over the last year!  This follows the announcement that we will be keeping St Wilfrid's Hospice as our chosen charity of the year for a second year. Our fund raising efforts this past year…
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Sweet Potato Bubble and Squeak Cakes….The Perfect Pie Accompaniment

Bubble and Squeak is a traditional English dish made from the leftovers of Sunday dinner or Christmas dinner, with the main ingredient being the leftover potatoes and cabbage. It was a popular supper choice during World War II when food was short due to rationing. This Sweet Potato Bubble and…
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The Results Are In!

The British Pie Awards have become an institution for pastry-connoisseurs country-wide. The annual event sees hundreds of pie-makers gather for a celebration and competition of this British culinary favourite. Held each year in Melton Mowbray, the British Pie Awards have a selection of the most knowledgeable figures in the industry on-hand presiding over the…
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