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Melton Mowbray Pork Pies

Melton Mowbray Pork Pies

Thursday 22nd December 2005

Although the fact that Melton Mowbray Pork Pies have been given their own protection under EU law, it should by realised that the cottage industry originally built up because of the increasing popularity of Stilton cheese. The curds from local cows' milk were used for the cheese, so slowly, a local industry built up using the leftover whey to feed pigs. Pork/Pork Pies then became a second winner.