The award-winning vegan vork pie is winning fans the nation over, because not only is it pig-friendly but also free from palm oil. Made with fresh ingredients, it’s also wrapped in compostable packaging. What’s not to love? Made on the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire border, all the recipes use palm-oil free pastry in a 5-star rated kitchen, and are also sold at farmers’ markets, festivals, shops and pubs. You can buy online too, sent in an eco chilled box on an overnight courier service. Not real meat, so keep away from pets.
The pies have gained six awards at the British Pie Award, and also freeze for up to 3 months. Just defrost then heat and use within 2 days. The Scotch-egg type snacks are not suitable for freezing. They are ready to eat but you can heat them in the oven. In various flavours including tangy Braeburn apple chutney, smoked beetroot and ‘The Stoutly.