West Lothian butcher wins top pie prize

The team at John Lawsons Butchers (Photo: Contributed)
The team at John Lawsons Butchers (Photo: Contributed)
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A West Lothian butcher has notched up another award at the British Pie Awards in the home of the delicacy, Melton Mowbray.

John Lawsons Butchers won the Lamb Pie class with their Shredded Lamb Ragu Pie and also came away with four silver awards.

Boghall Butchers, also based in West Lothian, won the Dessert Pie class with their traditional Bramley Apple Pie as well as lifting two gold, three silver and one bronze award.

John Lawson who, along with his wife, owns three shops in Uphall, Winchburgh and Broxburn, said: “We were up against some really tough competition so I’m absolutely thrilled to have won.

“The team has worked hard to fine-tune a pie which we hoped would excite the judge’s taste buds and I’m delighted.”