New Zealand's best pies have just been revealed and here's where they are!

Publish Date
Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 1:13PM
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If you do not love pies well the first, what's wrong with you? second that's very unpatriotic of you and finally....WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?

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Yep, it's no secret, we love our pies in little old New Zealand, we could go on all day and CHEW the fat off your ears about pies but that wouldn't be savoury.

 

Oh and in case you're wondering why we're talking about an absolute Kiwi classic, the 21st Bakels Supreme pie awards went down last night and the country's best pie belongs to Taupo and their superb creation, the venison, bacon, mushroom and cheese pie from Fresh & Fast Bakery.

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So! Is a New Zealand road trip on the cards for you? Then maybe pop into these bakeries while you're at it and try New Zealand's best pies:

FULL LIST OF WINNERS: 

SUPREME WINNER: Fresh & Fast Bakery, Taupo (venison, bacon, mushroom and cheese)

MINCE & GRAVY

Gold: Crown Bakery & Coffee, Pukekohe 

Silver: Counties Bakery, Pukekohe

Bronze: Richoux Patisserie, Auckland

Highly commended: Pak 'n' Save, Petone

STEAK & GRAVY

Gold: Viands Bakery, Kihikihi

Silver: Dairy Flat Bakery, Albany

Bronze: Papamoa Bakery, Papamoa

Highly commended: Gold Star Pat's Pies, Tauranga

CHICKEN & VEGETABLE

Gold: Gold Star Pat's Pies, Tauranga

Silver: Nada Bakery, Wellington

Bronze: Viands Bakery, Kihikihi

Highly commended: The Bakehouse Cafe, Thames

GOURMET FRUIT

Gold: Dairy Flat Bakery, Albany (blueberry, apricot and apple)

Silver: Hastings City New World (walnut, zingy lemon, black doris plum, apple and lemon)

Bronze: Viands Bakery, Kihikihi (vanilla, ginger, pear and caramel)

Highly commended: Better Quality Pie, Rotorua (rhubarb, apple and lime)

GOURMET MEAT

Gold: Fast & Fresh Bakery, Taupo (venison, mushroom, bacon and cheese)

Silver: Gold Star Pat's Pies, Tauranga (pork, onion and cheese)

Bronze: The Clareville Bakery, Carterton (lamb cutlet, rosemary, lemon and kumara)

Highly commended: Hillside Bakehouse & Cafe, Auckland (chicken, cranberries and camembert)

VEGETARIAN

Gold: Richoux Patisserie, Takapuna (corn, carrot, potato and mushroom)

Silver: Spelt Bakery on Highgate, Dunedin (creamy mushroom)

Bronze: Mairangi Bay Bakery (pumpkin, kumara, potato, capsicum, cauliflower)

Highly commended: Baker Bob's Bakery Cafe, Tauranga (spinach, pumpkin, kumara and cottage cheese)

BACON & EGG

Gold: Gold Star Pat's Pies, Tauranga 

Silver: Samis Bakery & Cafe, Foxton

Bronze: Olivers Bakehouse & Cafe, Auckland

Highly commended: Champion Bakery & Cafe, Wellsford

MINCE & CHEESE

Gold: Richoux Patisserie, Takapuna

Silver: Crown Bakery & Coffee, Pukekohe

Bronze: Le Royal Bakery, Auckland

Highly commended: Pak 'n' Save, Petone

STEAK & CHEESE

Gold: Waihi Bakery, Waihi

Silver: Pak 'n' Save, Petone

Bronze: Richoux Patisserie, Takapuna

Highly commended: Target Bakehouse & Cafe, Pukekohe

POTATO TOP

Gold: Dairy Flat Bakery, Albany

Silver: Bakers Oven, Whangapararaoa

Bronze: Angkor Wat Bakery & Coffee, Waipukurau

Highly commended: Angkor Kiwi Bakery & Cafe, Napier

COMMERCIAL WHOLE/SALE

Gold: Dad's Pies, Hibiscus Coast

Silver: The Wholesale bakery, Wanaka

Bronze: Oxford Pies, Hamilton

Highly commended: Couplands Bakery, Christchurch

CAFE BOUTIQUE

Gold: Cafe Pret, Sockburn (steak, mushrooms, carrots & shallots)

Silver: Ed's Cafe, Wellington (steak and cheese)

Bronze: New World, Warkworth (beef, blue cheese and mustard) 

Highly commended: Kitchen Republic, Tauranga (gourmet beef and caramelised onion)