Pies and peas were served and there was also an auction of the winning pies.
All icebox pies must be refrigerated until the filling is set or firm - and timing varies from recipe to recipe.
All the pies are a success (although our chicken and chorizo was lacking in chorizo) and the mushroom-filled bourguignon made a pleasant retreat from meat.
For readers who enjoy savory pies and tarts, you'll find plenty of choices, such as Classic Seitan Pot Pie, Greek Spinach Pie, Red Pepper Onion Tarte Tatin, and North African-Inspired Kale Pie.
Owner Mike Henderson explained: "New Zealand pies are made with lighter pastry to leave more room for hearty fillings and can easily be eaten on the go.
Veyo Pies offers a variety of different pie flavors, including fruit pies, cream pies, double crust pies and specialty pies.
said: "This Christmas you can save money on mince pies without compromising on taste, as the best scoring ones from Aldi are also the cheapest.
These pies are ideal for dinner parties with a difference and as a hot gastronomic treat for friends and family.
Clark's pies are regarded as a Cardiff institution with inclusion on a Cardiff Monopoly board and in the new Cardiff Story Museum in The Hayes.
They sold fresh-baked pies from horse-drawn carts in the streets of Worcester.
The move was prompted by research that suggested many pies on the market were the wrong size, said head of marketing Andy Valentine.
Wilkerson is light years away from his first operation--an apartment where he'd bake four pies at a time and sell them to local restaurants.