Traditional lancashire food recipes

Lancashire Food loves.....

Lancashire Food loves.....

Eating at the Cavendish Arms - Cartmel for our evening meal and very good it was too (book just in case), this traditional pub situated in the village centre served some delicious dishes and the prices were very reasonable
Cakes Regional and Traditional - Julie Duff

Cakes Regional and Traditional - Julie Duff

I am pleased to note that there are all the Lancashire favourites featured and also a couple of more unusual ones too, the only little niggle with the book being not every recipe being illustrated
Sticky parkin - ideal for halloween or a traditional bonfire night treat

Sticky parkin - ideal for halloween or a traditional bonfire night treat

Parkin is a traditional bonfire night treat in Lancashire and this recipe unlike quite a lot of other recipes this immediately has that essential sticky quality that a good parkin needs, easily made gluten free this is also an ideal treat for those unexpected trick or treaters on Halloween
A visit to Dewlay - Lancashire cheese makers

A visit to Dewlay - Lancashire cheese makers

This means its regional, local and made in a traditional way. I was so delighted to win anything at all, but really pleased with this particular food related prize, and the opportunity to go up to Garstang, to that great rural Lancashire cheese triangle (I made that up, its not really a 'cheese triangle' but there are several Lancashire cheese makers in that area) and to learn more about Dewlay and how they make Lancashire cheeses
Chicken and vegetable pot pie - Gluten free

Chicken and vegetable pot pie - Gluten free

Gluten free pastry can be very disappointing, its often hard and has little or no flavour, so I was pleased to discover a promising gluten free recipe on the BBC good food website, I decided I would combine this with a traditional creamy chicken and vegetable filling for my first foray into gluten free pastry
Suffolk Hotpot

Suffolk Hotpot

There are many, many different recipes for a traditional hotpot, especially if you’re from Lancashire
Vonshef Premium Halogen Cooker - a review

Vonshef Premium Halogen Cooker - a review

The oven is easily controlled with the control knobs and once you work out the way the oven cooks then any recipe you can cook in a traditional oven can be cooked in a halogen oven
Easter spiced currant biscuits

Easter spiced currant biscuits

After all that chocolate, I thought I would bake something fruity and traditional. In a food processor whizz the flour, icing sugar, spice and diced butter until the texture of fine breadcrumbs, a mixer or even by hand would work too