British Food Fortnight is timed to coincide with the traditional Harvest Festival, the end of the British Summer and the start of Autumn, The 8th British Food Fortnight runs from the 21st September to the 4th of October 2009.
With events from Healthy eating in schools to full on food festivals Like York Food Festival and promotions in your local pub, restaurant, supermarket, deli or butcher, British Food Fortnight is spreading the word about some of our great British food.
Even our local Youth Hostel (YHA) at Malham is getting in on the act with a special British Food Fortnight menu :-
Spicy Butternut Squash Soup (V)
served with a bread roll
with smoked bacon, sage & mature Cheddar
Mushroom Wellington (V)
with creamy chive sauce & roasted root vegetables
Autumn Lamb Shepherd’s Pie
served with roasted root vegetables
Sausage & Mash
venison, port & red wine sausage on potato with onion gravy
served with honey & Greek yogurt
Blackberry & Apple Filo Parcels
served with cream