Christmas Leftovers: Deep Fried Stuffing Balls

Christmas leftovers – a one-day blessing, seven day curse. Boxing day: you’re quite looking forward to your turkey and stuffing sandwich. New year’s day: you’re wondering why on earth you consigned yourself to this endless leftover sandwich diet and when this food purgatory will end. Don’t worry, Yorkshire Grub has your back with these slightly…

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Crusty Cheese Bake – Yorkshire’s Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Love-love-love this Crusty Cheese Bake. Although it’s not all that rustic, it really feels like it epitomises traditional Yorkshire food in a lot of ways to me. This dish takes affordable, homely carbs, smothers them in cheese and gives even the greenest cook the option to improvise with it however they like. Crusty Cheese Bake is, I suppose, Yorkshire’s…

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Keighley Cheese Muffins with Perfect Poached Eggs

Eight recipes in to Yorkshire Grub and I’ve used the word ‘simple’ approximately 1,082 times. But, honestly, these cheese muffins from Keighley are about as simple a bake as you could humanly expect to exist. These little pillows of joy (via Joan Poulson’s Old Yorkshire Recipes, 1974) take about 20 minutes from getting out your mixing bowl to slathering…

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Dead Ringer for Yorkshire Meatloaf

“It’s an American dish!” So said one of my girlfriend’s family members when she cooked this meatloaf for them a couple of weeks ago. I get where they’re coming from. I tend to think of it as a North American dish, too. It conjures images of American moms from 1960s sitcoms you never watched serving up…

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Hot Bacon Cake, Serious Savoury Comfort Food

Hot Bacon Cake. The moment I read the name of this one in Mrs Appleby’s Traditional Yorkshire Recipes (1982) I knew it was getting made. The name sang out to me. And it is a cake, too. This isn’t some pressed potato and bacon concoction or any such thing. An actual cake. With bacon in it. It’s…

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