Yorkshire white christmas cake recipes

White Chocolate-Ginger Crème Brûlée

White Chocolate-Ginger Crème Brûlée

On the menu this year for the vegetarians is Mushroom Wellington with Spinach & Stilton, winter vegetable and Cheddar pie, Potato & Pumpkin Gratin, roast potatoes, Yorkshire puddings, sage and onion stuffing, slow-cooked cheesy leeks, whole roasted cauliflower, roast parsnips, buttered carrots and Brussels sprouts
Foodie Christmas Gift Guide 2016 from Thinly Spread

Foodie Christmas Gift Guide 2016 from Thinly Spread

If you don’t want to make up a hamper yourself and want it all done for you have a look at Keelham Farm Shop which has a fabulous selection of taste box gifts all supporting local producers and farmers in Yorkshire (county of my birth
16 Last-Minute Cookbook Christmas Gifts

16 Last-Minute Cookbook Christmas Gifts

The other thing that impressed me (apart from the frankly, jaw-droppingly gorgeous photography) is that I’m actually familiar with a lot of the local ingredients they use, having spent an awful lot of time in North Yorkshire – it’s my favourite county in Britain
16 Last-Minute Cookbook Christmas Gifts

16 Last-Minute Cookbook Christmas Gifts

The other thing that impressed me (apart from the frankly, jaw-droppingly gorgeous photography) is that I’m actually familiar with a lot of the local ingredients they use, having spent an awful lot of time in North Yorkshire – it’s my favourite county in Britain
Oaty Mincemeat Squares

Oaty Mincemeat Squares

The other day I was looking at a tray of it cooling ready for scoffing and it reminded me of the mincemeat slice that used to adorn the bakers’ shelf at Christmas in Yorkshire
Hendricks Gin and Tonic Afternoon Tea

Hendricks Gin and Tonic Afternoon Tea

Cucumber & dill on white bread. Christmas pudding Cheesecake, Mulled Syrup. Distinctively Christmassy but with few of the usual cranberry cliches, there wasn’t a mince pie or a marzipan holly leaf in sight
Black Pepper Chicken Curry

Black Pepper Chicken Curry

One thing I’ve been meaning to cook for a while are Fat Rascals, a traditional Yorkshire cake made famous by Betty’s Tea Rooms, very similar to a scone, but highly superior