Pork Pie with Black Pudding, Just in Time for Christmas

“It is a great pity more raised pies are not made. They are not so difficult as they sound, they keep well, and are substantial and wholesome,” writes Dorothy Hartley in Food in England. She¬†does, I must say, make me feel a bit bad that we’re inverting the method for this pork pie with black…

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Quick Yorkshire Oatcakes (or Haverbread, if you prefer)

It’s taken a couple of months, but with these oatcakes we’ve finally got to a recipe that I can use as running fuel without lying to myself. In essence oatcakes are a slightly-leavened bread that you can cook in a pan without a quarter of the effort that goes into baking proper bread. Much as…

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