Queen Elizabeth’s pastry chef shares her favourite mince pie recipe - and it’s super easy MINCE PIES are a festive tradition that date back to the 12th century. Take away the kidney and you’ve got the UK’s third favourite pie – simply steak – with beef and onion coming in fourth. It also won Class Champion in the Beef and Cheese Pie Class. Britain is famous for our pies and pasties, and this is a culinary gem, made from stewing steak, vegetables and ale enclosed in a pastry shell. Mad K Goats Cheese, Spinach and Sweet Potato Pie, Mad K Ltd T/A Mum & Dad's Kitchen, Hampshire. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. These pies transport well, so are ideal for outdoor dining or packing up in lunchboxes. Although these are the pies we prefer as a nation, the results actually differ a fair bit when split into areas. Five class winners were made in Leicestershire, Get your teeth into Leicestershire with our FREE weekly Food and Drink newsletter. Without further ado, here they are: the top five in each category. From Beef and ale pie to Apple pie, it's hard to resist this home-made dish! The ingredients are cheap to buy, and it's a great freeze-ahead meal too. Based on research by Leeds-based media agency Blueclaw, who looked at Google trend data alongside BBC Good Food’s favourite pie recipes, the data also shows that apple pie accounts for 16% of searches. Chorizo, peppers and sherry bring a Spanish flair to a classic chicken pie recipe. So why not try one of our favourite triple-tested pie recipes? The ultimate Christmas gift guide for food and drink fans, These are the food trends Whole Foods predicts will be big in 2021, Lindt launches candy cane flavour Lindor chocolates. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. The event - now in its 12th year, takes place during British Pie Week each year. A delicious main course for a dinner party on a budget. Take away the kidney and you’ve got the UK’s third favourite pie – simply steak – with beef and onion coming in fourth. Cheese & Spinach, West Cornwall Pasty Co, Buckinghamshire, Dessert Pie (including Bramley Apple Pie) champion, Bramley Apple, Morecambe Football Club, Lancashire, Steak and Kidney pie, Jarvis Pickle, Berwickshire, Beef and Any Flavour Combination Pie champion, Steak and Onion Pie, Yorkshire Pie Bakery, West Yorkshire, Beef & Salcombe Brewery Riptide Ale, Passion For Pie, Devon, Turner's Steak & Stilton Pie, Turner's Pies, West Sussex, Meat & Potato Pie, The Custodial Pie Corporation, Wrexham, Pepper's Cottage Bakery Minted Lamb Pie, Pepper's Cottage Bakery, Derbyshire, Chicken & Ham Hock Pie with Crème Fraiche & White Wine , Higgidy, West Sussex, Chicken and Vegetable / Herb Pie champion, The West Mill Chicken and Leek Pie, The West Mill Kitchen ltd, Derbyshire, Chicken & Ham Hock Pie, Nice Pie, Leicestershire, Homemade Venison, Stout & Chestnut Pie, Truly Traceable Venison & Game Pies, Suffolk, Cheese and Onion, Piemezzanae, Lancashire, Thomas' Cauliflower Cheese Pie, Thomas The Caterer, Leicestershire, Squash, Spinach & Feta (Vegan) Pie, MUD Foods , West Sussex, The Woodmans Arms Salmon, Cod, Smoked Haddock and Prawn Pie, We Are Never Limited, Tyne and Wear, Lamb and Vegetable, Morecambe FC, Lancashire, Chicken, Leek and Ham Pie, The Cod's Scallops, Nottinghamshire. In Liverpool, roasted onion with gravy makes an appearance and in Birmingham, you get chicken and mushroom, as well as steak & kidney.