Samuel Gees Pies and Pasties in Mittagong have been named the national winner of Australia's Best Pastie.
The award was announced at the Baking Industry Trade Show, in Sydney.
Owner Nerrida Rudolph has paid tribute to her father and grandfather who came up with the recipe.
The business also took out a number of silver and bronze awards in the same competition.
Samuel Gee Pies & Pastries was named after the Nerrida's Labrador.
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