Although we like to keep as trim as possible (at least until baggy trousers come back into fashion), we're very keen on our snacks here at Esquire, and, like pigs sniffing for truffles, we will travel great lengths to find the perfect feast. This week we managed to get our trotters on what are possibly the country's best pork pies.
This much maligned snack (okay, it's not great for your cholesterol) surely deserves a gastronomic comeback. These particular gems we found at Samphire, the farm shop at Blickling Hall, former home of Anne Boleyn, in Norfolk.
Samphire's Gloucester Old Spot pork pies with onion marmalade have previously won rave reviews from The Times's Giles Coren and the BBC, and truly deserve the wholehearted approval they received from the Esquire team this week. And they come at a credit-crunch friendly £2.49. If you're not heading to Norfolk this weekend, they will even deliver. Order on the Samphire website or by calling 01263 734464.