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Gammon, Bacon or Ham… What’s the difference?

Brilliant Bacon Back, streaky and middle bacon rashers come from either the back or belly of the pig.  The curing process uses a salt preparation to remove water from the meat; either in the form of a dry cure rubbed … Continue reading

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British Street Food Festival 2015

The finest traders in Britain (and beyond) have been cooking up a storm to win the British Street Food Awards since 2010, but this year they’re being joined by live music curated by Universal Music, street food crazy golf, live … Continue reading

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Cure your addiction – BACON CONNOISSEURS WEEK

Cure your addiction and celebrate everything Bacon, for one week only (until next year!) it is British Bacon Connoisseurs week from the 18th to the 24th March 2013. I don’t just celebrate bacon for one week a year, our celebrations are weekly, nay daily … Continue reading

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Traditional Bacon

Traditional dry cured cured bacons v mass produced…. Traditional dry cure bacon with either salt or a rub on cure, preserves and flavours the bacon and a percentage of moisture will be lost to the atmosphere during the curing process … Continue reading

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British Food Fortnight – 18th September to 3rd October

British Food Fortnight takes place this year from the 18th September to the 3rd of October. “The event will celebrate the diverse and delicious range of food that Britain produces with promotions and tastings in shops, all-British menus in pubs … Continue reading

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Harvest Festival – British Food Fortnight

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 … Continue reading

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Chutney Festival at the Tempest Arms, Elslack

The Tempest Arms at Elslack hold an annual chutney festival and this years event will be on the 17th October 2009 from 10.30am.  They quote the ethos of the festival as “Impress us with your scrumptious, ‘finger-licking’ chutneys. Help us … Continue reading

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The Bull at Broughton, Skipton

The Bull at Broughton reopens on Saturday the 20th June 2009 after refurbishment by Ribble Valley Inns and the expert eye of Nigel Haworth (BBC Great British Menu).   The Bull will become the fourth pub in the Ribble Valley fold, … Continue reading

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Jamie Saves our Bacon

A further TV Show from Jamie Oliver goes out tonight 29th January 2009 on Channel 4 at 9pm “Jamie saves our bacon” and should be worth watching. This is a great cause highlighting Pig welfare and supporting British farmers, Jamie … Continue reading

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The Pork Pie Challenge – who makes the best pork pies?

In the interest of research I have decided to willingly face the grueling task of endlessly testing and tasting the best of the best, Great British Pork Pie. I will start with the Yorkshire Dales (should be plenty there to … Continue reading

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