Grumpies of Cornwall




Grumpies of Cornwall was launched at the beginning of this year by self proclaimed grumpy old men Trevor Shea and Mark Carne at their bakery in Launceston. They use only the best local ingredients in their savoury pies, including meat from an award winning (and very helpful) local butcher Phillip Warren’s as well as local vegetables, Cornish ale and cider and local cheese. The Cornish businessmen founded Grumpies, pronounced GrumPIES, to fill a gap in the market for top quality Cornish pies that are also environmentally responsible.

There are currently 6 savoury pies in the range and include:
Steak and Ale
Lamb, Mint and Potato
Chicken, Gammon and Leek
Pork, Apple and Cider
Blue Cheese, Mushroom and Walnut
Homity – which is fresh onions, leeks, potatoes and parsley with cheddar cheese


The Chicken, Gammon and Leek pie was a hit with the whole family, especially the kids. The pie was full to the brim with succulent chicken and slightly salty gammon, with the leek providing that all important oniony sweetness. Delicious and one I will be seeking out for family meals.
Beth Sachs
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2 comments:

  1. They might be grumpies but pies do look very happy and delicious;)

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  2. Loving the idea of "grumpy" pies! I predict we'll be seeing them in big supermarkets soon!

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