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    (Honest Jacks) Little Ayes Food Samples Review

    I met up with forum legend LT at the villa I was staying in at Pratumnak Hill for an exchange of gifts, A load of Lils samples for me and a couple of Haggis and white puddings for LT.

    Had a good laugh chatting at the poolside over coffee & a few beers.

    Samples included

    Steak & mushroom pie
    Steak & kidney pie
    Mince beef & onion pie
    Chicken massaman mild curry pie
    Sausage roll
    Cornish pasty

    Chicken massaman with |Indian roti
    Lasagne
    Cottage pie
    Braised beef stew
    Chicken vindaloo
    Butter chicken

    I liked the concept of freezer to ready to eat plate in 6 mins for the pies,
    I was also wondering what the pastry would look and taste like after microwaving,
    Well we were were very happy on both counts.
    Pic below pies removed from foil nuked and popped back in foil tray




    Massaman


    Mince beef & onion


    Lasagne (oven)


    Massaman & butter chicken. (nuked)


    Also tried some in oven to compare



    Very surprised how good they were after nuking, pastry held up well and was crisp on the top.
    The contents were very tasty indeed, a very generous portion of meats the beef was particularly good.

    Only criticism some had were massaman pie and lasagna were over salted but I like salt.
    I was not to keen on the sausage roll as the contents tasted a bit like pork pie and wasn't greasy enough for me.

    Overall it was a great tasting experience for us to try all these samples and looking at the menu all are set at a really low price. (pies 70-75 baht)

    The meals were very good tasting as was the roti and rice that came with them. (120-130 baht)

    Top of the pie list were

    Steak & mushroom
    Steak & kidney
    Mince beef
    Chicken & mushroom
    Massaman
    Cornish pasty

    Meals

    Chicken Massamann with roti
    Butter chicken
    Cottage pie
    Vindaloo
    Beef stew
    Lasagna

    I must apologize for the lack of pics and some products were secretly eaten by my niece who when asked what it tasted like just gave the

    So it's a big thumbs up from all of us here and would like to thank LT for delivering and to Aye for her splendid work.

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    Cheers Jack!

    Honesty is the best policy and thanks for your time and allowing me to meet your lovely family particularly your Mum.

    Hope to meet up with you and the clan again real soon.

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    If your around in 4 weeks Jack the Darkside League have organised a charity league final match being played at the One Step Beyond Bar with all donations going to the " Sexually Abused Children's Fund". Not one of the high profile charities but a very honest and efficiently run organisation run by a sincere group of people helping kids get over the worst of tragedies. God bless these Angels! and I fucking mean that!

    A great night expected with some great lads including their wives and kids and hopefully my Missus can feed all these people.

    She's doing some traditional Scottish and Irish Food with the pies being Suet Pastry with Macaroni, Cheese and Bacon filling!

    All Welcome and for a great cause.
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    no wonder the orphans are starving. that thing is as flat as a pancake and wouldnt fill a fly.


    THIS is a minced beef and onion pie.



    1.35, i.e. 60 baht, from Silsden Butchers, Shipley. Yorkshire.

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    What is that with that typically horrible English pastry that everyone complains and tells me about ? The filling looks like something out of a dog can. But pretty typical for you tax dodger! And I see peas in that mess! F.F.S there's probably leftover from Sunday's lunch in it as well.

    Thanks Tax for your contribution anyway ! You have been a big help! Is the knob on top of that disaster your image?

    Just asking like.

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    Nice review honest Jack, you've made me hungry now!

    Think i'll nip out and have a Greggs for lunch

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    Quote Originally Posted by Loy Toy View Post
    Honesty is the best policy and thanks for your time ......
    The exact definition of hypocrisy, as defined by LC.

    The shit pie that Tax commented about is lacking...well, stuff inside. Personally, not being Brit, I always have assumed a great pie would have some gravy inside. Seriously, LT, would you have been happy with two thin layers of crust with a smear of meat inside?

    The presentation would have been better without the plastic boxes and stuff.

    Other than that, it looks great, in all seriousness.
    "I was a good student. I comprehend very well, OK, better than I think almost anybody," - President Trump comparing his legal knowledge to a Federal judge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CSFFan View Post
    Other than that, it looks great, in all seriousness.
    Thanks Tubby...............300 grams guaranteed by Little Aye and the others here are (Lady Pies 212 grams and more expensive, Tinnies full of potato flake and 250 grams and twice as expensive and you can forget about the rest.

    The funny thing is I couldn't make a pie if my life depended on it. My wife is a great and fair cook giving value for money and as claimed by the OP.

    Love or hate me I don't really give a fuck. But the orders still keep rolling in, in spite of my beloved internet persona!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Loy Toy View Post
    The funny thing is I couldn't make a pie if my life depended on it.
    Why is that 'funny'?

    Because you've proven yourself such an authority on the topic?

    Umm....no.



    As tax pointed out, your products seem to suffer from the dreaded 'curry puff' Thai style of baked goods, ie all 'flake' and very little filling.

    OK if you're (ie you...are) going for the bottom end of the market, I guess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CSFFan View Post
    The presentation would have been better without the plastic boxes and stuff.
    To be fair we ate that late after coming home from a night out, popped into microwave ready in minutes,no need to get the dining set and silver spoons out.
    decent tucker for a fast supper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack meoff View Post
    decent tucker for a fast supper.
    That is my target mate.

    Glad you contributed............I know I was pointing at you to please tell the truth either good or bad! And you did!

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    Voted 3rd best pie by 5 independent judges.


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    You should try a donna kebab pie if your target market is the pissed up munchies, quick n easy market

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    Aye's pies are very fine, and I have tried plenty. Questions for the proverbial naysayers:-

    1-How many you tried?
    2-How many you made?
    3-How many you sold?

    Just asking like, although we already know the answer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack meoff View Post
    a couple of Haggis and white puddings for LT.
    Eh? LT announced last week that his wife was doing white pudding already. Why would you give him stuff his wife makes?


    Quote Originally Posted by Loy Toy View Post
    That is my target mate.
    YOUR target? But you always maintain it's your wife's business. What's going on?


    Quote Originally Posted by Loy Toy View Post
    Honesty is the best policy
    You're having a laugh, yeah?


    Quote Originally Posted by CSFFan View Post
    I always have assumed a great pie would have some gravy inside.
    Good assumption. Yes, there should be gravy.
    It almost looks like an Indian stuffed parata; flat and meagre filling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maanaam View Post
    Good assumption. Yes, there should be gravy.
    It almost looks like an Indian stuffed parata; flat and meagre filling.
    I think Tubber was commenting on the product Tax posted but that is OK Maanfan!


    Go and have another toke and be happy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by taxexile View Post
    1.35, i.e. 60 baht, from Silsden Butchers, Shipley. Yorkshire.
    As always I am interested to see what others are doing so I googled Taxdick's suggestion and to check out the size and weight of the pie they are selling at 60 Baht.

    Tell us exactly what foil size means Tax? Seems this Yorkshire Mob don't let people know what they are buying.

    You are a f........king ...............

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    Quote Originally Posted by Loy Toy View Post
    Seems this Yorkshire Mob don't let people know what they are buying.
    A damn sight more satisfying pie than that stuffed paratha you're selling, by the looks...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Loy Toy View Post
    I think Tubber was commenting on the product Tax posted but that is OK Maanfan!
    Errrm, nope.
    We've always known your reading comprehension was lacking, but this is pretty clear....

    Quote Originally Posted by CSFFan View Post
    The shit pie that Tax commented about is lacking...well, stuff inside.
    Quote Originally Posted by taxexile View Post
    no wonder the orphans are starving. that thing is as flat as a pancake and wouldnt fill a fly.
    Stuffed paratha.
    But that's OK LT. Go have another dozen Changs and be happy!

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    I've seen many establishments and startups with raving reviews, and recommended some to friends after a couple of visits, then watched over time as quality drops while prices rise and they regress to either belly up or just more purveyors of mediocre foods.

    Here's my tuppence on Aye's offerings, no pics needed as they're already up there. Home made will always beat factory produced, while she doesn't and hopefully won't compromise on quality and integrity, some of the secrets of success.

    Tested on family and mates with the same result, all amazed by the amount and quality fillings compared with the shit being touted at Tinnies, London Pies and elsewhere. Even our previous favourite Lady Pies came an overall distant second, so for me it's proof of the pie in its eating over those of envious posters creating reality based on their perception of LT, which is a bit suspect if you ask me but anything goes on TD.

    A 3-min nuke turns pie from frozen to plate ready, steaming and fluffy and waiting for your condiments of choice or none to make a great snack.

    And don't dismiss the curries unless you're prepared to put your choices up against what are probably the tastiest and best value in and around Pattaya. Rather than list them all, easier to say I often pick one at random from the freezer knowing a great meal is a few minutes away.

    I predict as marketing progresses these treats will become available at hundreds of bars and other venues, including supers, and as the numbers increase that will be the test for integrity.

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    Send me some free pies LT. You've had several really good reviews all you need now is one of the people you regularly insult to also give a good review and the credibility of the reviews is set in concrete. Just 2 pies will do, meaty ones.

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    You are 100% correct Jabir that the test of time is my wife's real challenge.

    By the way, before Jackmeoff gave me the samples of the white pudding my wife and I didn't know they existed.

    She tried it and within 2 days she was handing out samples and orders followed.

    Being progressive and innovative is something she excels at which is important for the future.

    And thanks for your kind and knowledgeable words Jabir.

    The advice you kindly gave me about the curries has worked beautifully. Cheers!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maanaam View Post
    Send me some free pies LT.
    As all the members who have contacted me direct can verify they have received free samples and as delivered by hand in Pattaya. My wife does not ship food products as her experience with anything but private courier firms is disastrous. If you wish to pay for a private courier firm to transport the food products to you direct I will fill your boots.

    You are most welcome Maanaam to free samples direct if you are ever in this part of the world.

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    I'll be in touch for my thirs order on Monday chum. Pies this time.

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    These "reviews" scream of insincerity.

    "A 3-min nuke turns pie from frozen to plate ready, steaming and fluffy and waiting for your condiments of choice or none to make a great snack."

    It's like a really budget radio advert.

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