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Discover the Food and Drink of Yorkshire

DISCOVER The Food & Drink of YORKSHIRE a delicious journey through everyone's favourite county YORKSHIRE PUDDING first recorded Yorkshire pudding recipe is from No roast dinner is complete without Yorkshire's most famous export. Yorkshire puddings were originally cooked beneath the roasting spit to catch meat juices, and served as a starter to appease hungry bellies 1737 Whitby Crab there are over The North-East coast produces some of the tastiest seafood in the country, and many visitors enjoy a spot of crab catching before tucking in to Whitby water's succulent 4500 crab species crustacean FISH&CHIPS million 250 portions Yorkshire boasts Britain's best fish and sold chip shop. Quayside in Whitby took the podium at the National Fish & Chip Awards 2014, its success owed to perfect batter, succulent white fish and big, fat chips in the UK every year Wensleydale has been made in Wensleydale since Real Yorkshire Wensleydale is made by hand by master cheese-makers. With its mild, creamy flavour and moist yet crumbly texture, many folk (including Wallace and Gromit) consider it one of Yorkshire's greatest feats 1150 YORK HAM is matured for at least York ham is the quintessential English ham. Bred in Yorkshire and allowed to grow for longer, 10 WEEKS the meat is a much larger cut, and the extended curing process makes it firmer and drier with a wonderful depth of flavour Barnsley Chop arose in the mid-19th century when someone asked for The Barnsley Chop is a piece of lamb cut from across the loin, thus becoming a double sided chop. Originating from its namesake, the meat is best served grilled or fried with a good dollop of homemade mint sauce "A BIG CHOP. A REAL CHOP. A BARNSLEY CHOP." PARKIN traditionally eaten on BONFIRE NIGHT Parkin is an oat-based cake hailing from the North of England and widely considered Yorkshire's answer to gingerbread. Real Yorkshire parkin is soft and super sticky, its autumnal flavours courtesy of treacle, nutmeg and, of course, ginger Rhubarb Yorkshire's rhubarb triangle is One of West Yorkshire's greatest attributes is its 9-square-mile Rhubarb Triangle, famous for its early production of forced rhubarb. The tart taste of the plant's leaf stalks are best cooked with sugar and used in pies and crumbles 9-square-miles CURD TART one of the first recipes dates back to An early curd tart recipe has been traced back to Brayton in North Yorkshire, and it explains that the cheesecake variation is best made using 1741 rosewater. The tart makes use of leftover curd from the cheese making process, and it's a delicious teatime treat LIQUORICE liquorice root is 50 TIMES The moderm-day liquorice sweet hails from Yorkshire. Despite the plant not growing there anymore, the town of Pontefract has a thriving liquroice industry, and produces the famous small, round Pontefract cakes SWEETER than sugar Ginger Beer originated from Yorkshire in the Brewed ginger beer originated from Yorkshire in the mid-18th century, and is now a popular drink throughout the UK, along with its non- alcoholic counterpart which is often enjoyed mixed with rum, or with ale to make a shandy mid-18th century Yorkshire is home to the most breweries in the UK, including ETLEY'S Samuel Smith's as well as dozens of microbreweries. Rowntree's and TERRY'S and Confectionery businesses hail from York, while famous chocolatiers Thorntons began in Sheffield. Planning a trip to Yorkshire to try its wonderful food and drink? Visit us at to find your perfect holiday let, providing you with a luxury place to stay while you discover the county's tasty cuisine GORGEOUS COTTAGES

Discover the Food and Drink of Yorkshire

shared by GorgeousCottages on Mar 04
Join us on a delicious journey through Yorkshire’s famous food and drink heritage. From delicious seafood and rich meats to heart-warming puddings and fine ales, discover the many tasty treats which...


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