Mince Pie History

Though we’ve been eating a reviewing Mince Pies for many, many years now…. Mince Pies existed before this website, even before the internet… Even before you were born!

We have attempted to gather as much information as we can about Mince Pies through the ages, for you.

Mincemeat Filling

The origin of the word ‘mincemeat’ is often of interest, especially as it does not appear to contain any meat whatsoever. Up to Victorian times, the mince(meat) pie would have actually have been a spiced meat pie with some dried fruit. It has evolved to the point where the only meat in the pie is in the form of suet, an historical throwback.

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