Category winners are the pork of the town

Audrey Muir, Julie and Rob Breckon with their award winning pie and trophy''w134103
Audrey Muir, Julie and Rob Breckon with their award winning pie and trophy''w134103

Here are the winners of the Whitby Gazette’s Pork Pie Challenge 2013

Homemade

Whitby Pavillion.Whitby Gazette Pork Pie Competition.Professional winner Kelly Storr .Picture Richard Ponter 134043k

Whitby Pavillion.Whitby Gazette Pork Pie Competition.Professional winner Kelly Storr .Picture Richard Ponter 134043k

Geoff Capewell, of Church Street

Geoff said: “I just thought I would put a bit of a twist on it. Pork pies are the most challenging things I bake because it has all got to come together.”

Rob Green said: “It was a very traditional pie and the taste and texture hit the mark.”

Business

Whitby Pavillion.Whitby Gazette Pork Pie Competition. Amateur winner Geoff Capewell.Picture Richard Ponter 134043j

Whitby Pavillion.Whitby Gazette Pork Pie Competition. Amateur winner Geoff Capewell.Picture Richard Ponter 134043j

Radfords Butchers, of Sleights

Kelly Storr, of Radfords, said: “It’s been a family-run pork pie business for many years, so you could say pork pies are in the blood.”

Rob Green said: This pie got top marks fo pastry, texture and taste, it was fantastic.”

Speciality

Rob Breckon, of Golden Lion Bank, Gala Pie

Rob Green: “A gala pie is a very traditional pie, but how it was put together and how it was made, it was an amazing experience.

“From a technical point of view they are quite hard to make and for me, I think it was the perfect gala pie.”