Continue reading 2010 Review: Kirkland Mince Pies from Costco
What a massive looking pie!
Huge, almost completely covered with icing sugar…
This is a bit unusually as pies go, wide and flat rather than deep. There will be plenty of pie to taste today.
After the initial waow on the size, the looks are quite average… not delicate features on this monster.
I’m slightly disappointed that the sugar is icing, rather than granulated… but there is so much of it it’s hard to complain.
First impressions reveal a spongy topping, quite unexpected. Nice, but not quite the right form for a mince pie….
the filling is good, quite sweet, and with all that sugar on top it’s a very sweet experience all round.
Continue reading 2010 Review: Morrison’s 6 Lattice Mince Pies
Well this is an unusual looking pie. I think it might be the first time that we have seem this pie. Normally I’m not too keen on lattice topped pies, but I’m prepared to give this a go. Very little aroma, but with a lattice top that’s to be expected. No visible sugar, but a nice looking glaze. Pastry was nice and soft, not too crumbly either. Not a lot of filling, and it had a very sweet after-taste… hardly any fruit to speak of either. An OK effort… I’m still not converted to lattice topped mince pies
Continue reading 2010 Review: Tesco 6 Deep Filled Mince Pies
The first pie of the season is always welcome. and a Tesco pie is always a good pie to help us get our taste buds in shape.
Nice average pie.