What is Two Guys and a Pie?
We are two Aussie guys who couldn’t find a decent meat pie in Beijing so set about rectifying this! We currently offer frozen delivery service, hot catering, wholesale and appear at the occasional event.
Do you cater?
Yes. If you would like us to cater for your function please email: firstname.lastname@example.org . Give us a week’s notice for any large scale event to avoid disappointment.
Where can I buy Two Guys and a Pie?
We are also stocked at select bars and cafes around Beijing.
How did Two Guys and a Pie get started?
The two founders, Matt and Andrew are both Australian and were talking one day about the serious lack of a solid Aussie style meat pie in Beijing. From there we decided to start making pies as we believe it’s something that everyone should try in Beijing and it’s great comfort food for all occasions!
What is the Two Guys and a Pie menu?
We presently offer savoury (both meat and vegetable) and sweet pies. We also offer various pastry rolls. We have other various items available for catering. Whether you are Chinese, a foreigner, have a sweet tooth, are vegetarian or a meat lover there will be something for you. View the menu.
What are your pies made of?
All pies use our home made shortcrust. Vegetables and fruit are sourced fresh from local markets, whilst meat and spices are from the same market that many of the top foreign restaurants in Beijing frequent. Stock is all made in house for the fillings.
What is the origin of the meat pie?
The Australian meat pie is one of Australia’s most iconic things. They say you haven’t been to Australia till you’ve had a pie there! By having one of our pies we hope you get a taste of Australia! Find out more about the history of this parcel of goodness.
How do I reheat the pies?
If you are purchasing our pies for a later use follow one of the cooking instructions below.
1) Oven (recommended):
Thaw overnight in your refrigerator.
Pre-heat your oven to 180 degrees. Remove pie(s) from plastic wrappings. Place pie(s) in the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes or until center is hot and pastry is crispy. If frozen double time.
2) Microwave then Oven:
Take pie(s) out of plastic wrappings. Defrost in microwave for 2-3 minutes on high while pre-heating oven to 180 degrees. The center should be warm prior to removal. Remove from microwave and place pie(s) in the oven for 10-15 minutes to crisp up pie(s).
3) Microwave only (least recommended):
Take pie(s) out of plastic wrapping. Place in microwave for 3-5 minutes on high power. Using this method the pastry won’t be crispy but the pie will still taste great!
* For mini party pies, microwave on medium for 1 minute or till filling is warm and then put into a preheated oven for 5-10 minutes at 180 degree,
I bought some frozen pies and don’t remember which pies came out of which bags? How do I know which pie is which?
Each bag is labelled to identify what flavor it is however once you take them out of the bag how can you tell? Well we’ve garnished the top of the pies with animal shapes or some other shape to distinguish our various flavors! Here are the garnishes we use on each pie:
Slow Lovin Aussie – cow shape
Sweet Tweet – cat shape
Garden of Pie – triangle shape
The Biggs Apple – circle shape
Sup Lamb – fish shape
Chicken, sage and cream – rectangle shape
The Paddy – wolf shape