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Bakels Pie Awards 2014
July 30, 2014 – 6:22 pm | 4 Comments

Bakels Pie Awards  2014

The winners of the best pies in the country were announced last night. The overall winner was Michael Kloeg from Clareville Bakery for his Gourmet Meat pie – a lamb cutlet and kumara mash concoction.

[DRUM ROLL] – and the winners are:

 

 

MINCE & GRAVY

Gold Award Vasokha Leng Bernie’s Bakery & Café 25 Clyde Rd, Browns Bay
Silver Award Patrick Lam Patrick’s Pie Group Ltd 19 Bethlehem Road, Bethlehem, Tauranga
Bronze Award Buntha Meng Euro Patisserie Torbay 1028 Beach Road, Torbay
Highly Commended Vong Hean Mairangi Bay Bakery 366D Beach Road, Mairangi Bay

STEAK, VEGE & GRAVY

Gold Award Roger Cathro Pak n Save Petone 116 Jackson Street, Petone
Silver Award Tang Leangsea Penny Lane’s Bakery 248 Onehunga Mall, Onehunga
Bronze Award Jason Hay Richoux Patisserie Takapuna 447 Lake Road, Takapuna
Highly Commended Vanrith Heng Sun & D Bakery 125 Botanical Road, Takaro, Palmerston North

STEAK & CHEESE

Gold Award Lam Ho Paetiki Bakery 199 Rifle Range Road, Taupo
Silver Award Sam Jampa Kaikohe Bakehouse Café 77 Broadway, Kaikohe, Northland
Bronze Award Cameron Butchart Butcharts Home Cookery 87-91 Tawa Street, Gonville, Wanganui
Highly Commended Vitith Prak Sorm Matamata Bakery- Ronnies Café 74 Broadway Street, Matamata

BACON & EGG

Gold Award Try Kong Bakers Oven 687 Whangaparaoa Road, Stanmore Bay, Whangaparaoa
Silver Award Patrick Lam Patrick’s Pie Group Ltd 19 Bethlehem Road, Bethlehem, Tauranga
Bronze Award Nap Ly Target Bakehouse & Café 241 Manukau Road, Pukekohe
Highly Commended David Liem Greenland Bakery & Café 3 Market Square, Botany Town Centre

MINCE & CHEESE

Gold Award Vasokha Leng Bernie’s Bakery & Café 25 Clyde Road, Browns Bay
Silver Award Martin Meehan Kidds Cakes 246a Cranford Road, Mairehau, Christchurch
Bronze Award Try Kong Bakers Oven 687 Whangaparaoa Road, Stanmore Bay
Highly Commended Saravuth Ma Fresh Bun Café 42 George Street, Tuakau

SEAFOOD

Gold Award Lam Ho Paetiki Bakery 199 Rifle Range Road, Taupo
Silver Award Kim Hour Chheur Angkor Wat Bakery & Coffee Shop 65 Ruataniwha Street, Waipukurau
Bronze Award Vong Hean Mairangi Bay Bakery 366D Beach Road, Mairangi Bay
Highly Commended Bill Liem Greenland Café Suite 5 28 Subway Road, Pukekohe

CAFE BOUTIQUE

Gold Award Alan Woodford Banana Pepper Café 72 Seddon Street, Waihi
Silver Award Andrew Fitzpatrick Cake Box 51 Lake Road, Frankton, Hamilton
Bronze Award Sonaly Visethsinh Voila Café 573 Sandringham Road, Sandringham, Auckland
Highly Commended Ken Heng Pukeko’s Nest Café 1/4 Manukau Road, Pukekohe

VEGETARIAN

Gold Award Kim Hour Chheur Angkor Wat Bakery & Coffee Shop 65 Ruataniwha Street, Waipukurau
Silver Award Patrick Lam Patrick’s Pie Group Ltd 19 Bethlehem Road, Bethlehem, Tauranga
Bronze Award Bill Liem Greenland Café Suite 5 28 Subway Road, Pukekohe
Highly Commended Tang Leangsea Penny Lane’s Bakery 248 Onehunga Mall, Onehunga

COMMERCIAL

Gold Award Murray Swetman Gourmet Foods Ltd 144 Birch Avenue, Judea, Tauranga
Silver Award John Newell Oxford Pies 142 Malii Street, PO Box 10339, Te Rapa, Hamilton
Bronze Award Terry McMahon Couplands Cnr Carmen & Buchanans, Sockburn
Highly Commended Paul Barber Goodtime Foods 35 Turner Place, Onewaka, Napier

CHICKEN & VEGE

Gold Award Bunchoeun Keo One Tree Bakery 204 Maunganui Road, Mt Maunganui
Silver Award Treang Mak Munchies Deli Bakehouse 92 Wharf Road, Coromandel
Bronze Award Patrick Lam Patrick’s Pie Group Ltd 19 Bethlehem Road, Tauranga
Highly Commended Bill Liem Greenland Café Suite 5 28 Subway Road, Pukekohe

GOURMET MEAT

Gold Award Michael Kloeg The Clareville Bakery 3340 State Highway 2, Clareville, Carterton
Silver Award Lam Ho Paetiki Bakery 199 Rifle Range Road, Taupo
Bronze Award Tai Khau Better Quality Pies Ltd 2 Tarewa Road, Rotorua
Highly Commended Tang Leangsea Penny Lane’s Bakery 248 Onehunga Mall, Onehunga

GOURMET FRUIT

Gold Award Bunnarith Sao Dairy Flat Bakery Ltd 1443 Dairy Flat Highway, RD4, Albany
Silver Award Oudorm Lai Corner Bakery 180a Hillsborough Road, Hillsborough
Bronze Award Ben Walker The Sweet Kitchen Unit 6, 422 Innes Road, Mairehau
Highly Commended Brian Lucas Hastings City New World 400 Heretaunga Street East, Hastings

 


Venison meatballs and spaghetti
May 7, 2013 – 8:20 pm | 3 Comments
Venison meatballs and spaghetti

This dish is going to take you about 20 minutes to prepare, and maybe an hour to cook. It’s super easy to make and is a great family meal that can be re-used as leftovers …

Rump steak on parsnip and kumara mash with beetroot salsa
May 7, 2013 – 5:24 pm | No Comment
Rump steak on parsnip and kumara mash with beetroot salsa

This is an adaption of a marvellous Peter Gordon recipe from his great book Everyday. We have cooked several meals from this book since we bought it a few months back and every one of …

Beef curry Madras style
April 25, 2013 – 6:49 pm | No Comment
Beef curry Madras style

Everyone loves a good beef curry but often they are difficult to prepare, and they take a long time to make. This version of a Beef Madras takes very little time to prepare, and very …

Meat advertising from the 1950’s and 1960’s
April 15, 2013 – 10:59 pm | No Comment
Meat advertising from the 1950’s and 1960’s

Meat advertising has come a long way since the 1950’s and 1960’s as these ads can testify. In fact you’d have to say that current meat ads are sophisticated by comparison!
Back in the 50’s meat …

Live steers and heifers for sale
April 9, 2013 – 9:23 pm | No Comment
Live steers and heifers for sale

This is a bit out of the ordinary for us but it seems that the Meateaters audience is asking for it. Julie from Christchurch has some steers and heifers for sale. Here’s her email. Please give …

Mad Butcher share offer of $1.30 per share
March 26, 2013 – 3:21 pm | No Comment
Mad Butcher share offer of $1.30 per share

Investors will be able to buy a piece of The Mad Butcher for $1.30 per share in an initial public offering next month.
It was announced today that $25 million worth of shares in the franchisor …

Do you buy the meat in your household? Help is required!
March 19, 2013 – 2:06 pm | One Comment

gate2plate is a new start-up business (in Partnership with The Icehouse), that is looking to change the way people purchase meat.

They would love your help… or more importantly your opinion.

In order to make sure you …

Green Meadows Beef
November 11, 2012 – 9:09 am | No Comment
Green Meadows Beef

There’s a new player on the block, or in the paddock if you prefer, doing beef directly from the farm.
Green Meadows Beef based in the Taranaki are offering quarter, half, three-quarter or whole beasts for …

Meatloaf #3
August 7, 2012 – 9:11 pm | One Comment
Meatloaf #3

Meatloaf is a very traditional American meat dish. But it’s fast becoming popular in New Zealand because it’s easy to make and it can be used across two meals.
Linda cooked this one tonight and it …

Pie Awards – Bakels – 2012
July 24, 2012 – 10:02 pm | 5 Comments
Pie Awards – Bakels – 2012

The Bakel’s Supreme Pie Award once again goes to Shane Kearns of Viands Bakery in Kihikihi. He won the competition with a gourmet fruit pie, the third time and the second in a row in …