Everyday Milk Rolls, Yorkshire’s Soda Bread

I don’t mind admitting that when I first set out to bake these milk rolls I didn’t feel super inspired. I’d been planning on making teacakes, but time was against me and I needed to bake. But, actually, now they’re done and (the remaining six) are waiting to be slathered in butter, I’m quite pleased with…

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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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Knaresborough Picnic Pie

Knaresborough is, in my experience, about as nice a place to spend a day hung over with your mates as you’ll find. It’s dominated by the River Nidd and the lovely old buildings running along it. It appeared in the Domesday Book as Chenaresburg, meaning ‘Cenheard’s fortress’ and in the 16th century was home to Mother…

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