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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Leftover Parkin Ice Cream Sandwich

Wondering what to do with your leftover chili parkin (or traditional parkin, for that matter)? Don’t worry. Putting aside the fact that any leftover parkin will be perfectly delicious for a while yet, I’ve got you covered with this Parkin Ice Cream Sandwich.   I love leftovers. You’ve already done the hard work, and right there in…

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Easy Ginger Toffee Apples for Bonfire Night

Toffee Apples complete our trinity of essential Bonfire Night foods. According to Dorothy Hartley in Food in England, toffee apples would have been (understandably) expensive before we started importing large quantities of plantation sugar. “Probably small windfall apples dipped in a toffee of honey and beeswax bedabbled the fairs of St. Batholomew even before sugar, as we…

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Yorkshire Meatloaf Butty (Not a Dry Rye in the House)

Somewhere in the world (the US, but also everywhere because of Twitter) it’s National Sandwich Day and somewhere else (Leeds) this Yorkshire Meatloaf Butty is about to be eaten. Leftovers are glorious, guys. Celebrate them. I love having something like half a Dead Ringer for Yorkshire Meatloaf (to be known simply as ‘meatloaf’ for the rest…

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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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