Butcher’s pork pies scoop accolade
A butcher is celebrating after coming up trumps in a pork pie competition.
Stephen Leeson, joint owner of Leesons Butchers in Oakham with his wife, Andrea, beat-off competition from more than 30 other pie makers to win the People’s Choice award at PieFest in Melton Mowbray, which was given to him after visitors to the event voted for his pies as their favourite.
Stephen, who offered samples of his best selling hand-raised and Stilton and chilli pork pies, achieved 270 of the 996 votes at the event which took place between July 29 and 30 and allowed visitors to celebrate all things... read more
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