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Foodie News

April 2014

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  • Vote for Britain’s favourite market16-12-2013

    Traders are seeking the support of the city in voting for Preston Market as the nations favourite.

    The competition is operated by the...

November 2013

February 2013

  • Top UK Gastro Pubs18-02-2013

    Marketing Lancashire is proud to see three of the county’s finest eating establishments listed in the Budweiser Budvar Top Gastro Pub...

December 2012

  • The Ginger Baker

    Producer Profile: The Ginger Baker17-12-2012

    Gluten free treats have, in the past, not really been treats at all. Heavy bread and mushy cake were expensive and not really enjoyable. Now The...

  • Anson Bolton, Millstone at Mellor

    Chef Profile: Anson Bolton07-12-2012

    Anson Bolton has been the Chef-Patron at The Millstone at Mellor since 2002, and his menus have a reputation for making the most of regional,...

  • Gluten Free Brownies - The Ginger Baker

    Gluten Free & Gorgeous! 07-12-2012

    Food allergies and intolerances are a big issue for many people, with gluten / wheat intolerance being one of the biggest. Luckily for food...

  • Seasonal Food - Winter03-12-2012

    Winter means hearty comfort food. On Christmas Day it’s quite possible that you could have Lancashire on a plate . From your turkey or...

November 2012

  • Game On

    Game On!26-11-2012

    When you want to find out about game – catching it, cooking it, eating it – there are no better advocates in Lancashire than Geoff...

  • Producer Spotlight: P.D Willacy20-11-2012

    Turkey farming is a year round job, but unsurprisingly, Peter Willacy is currently in the middle of his busiest period.

    The family have...

  • Breakfast Like A King In Lancashire!20-11-2012

    Breakfast: some say it is the most important meal of the day, so make it extra special by using Lancashire produce.

    If you serve up a full...

  • Lancashire Poultry Is A Christmas Cracker!14-11-2012

    Christmas is coming, and the goose (or turkey, or duck!) is getting fat. But will your Christmas bird be from Lancashire this year?

    If...

October 2012

  • Producer Spotlight: Dove Syke Cider24-10-2012

    Nestled in the hills of West Bradford near Clitheroe Joanna and Michael Creighton, enthusiastic home brewers and cider lovers, have been farming...

  • Home made cake

    The Great Lancashire Bakeoff23-10-2012

    Home baking is enjoying a boom time at the moment- over seven million people tuned in to the final episode of the Great British Bake Off and...

  • Producer Spotlight: Dewlay Cheese17-10-2012

    As you drive along the A6 through Garstang, you can’t help but see the giant wind turbine looming over the fields which acts as a signpost...

  • The Humble Spud: Celebrating National Potato Week 01-10-2012

    Potatoes aren’t the first food to spring to mind when you think about Lancashire, but the west of the county – with loam soil- is...

September 2012

  • Seasonal Food: Autumnal Abundance24-09-2012

    The nights are drawing in, crops have been harvested and contrary to popular belief, there is still lots of delicious, fresh food to be found in...

  • Producer Spotlight: Artisan Foodworks 19-09-2012

    When we visit Artisan Foodworks , the business has only been trading for six weeks. But the passion of owner David Peeks goes back much further-...

  • Food on Film Archive 18-09-2012

    We been delving into our archives and look what we found!

    These videos of Lancashire food and drink producers were a massive hit when we...

  • British Cheese Week 201217-09-2012

    British Cheese Week kicks off on Saturday September 22 – and where better for cheese lovers to celebrate than right here in Lancashire....

  • On The Trail Of Fine Food10-09-2012

    With so much great food to discover, there’s no surprise that Lancashire has several food trails for visitors to follow for themselves...

  • Producer Spotlight: Cool Cow Ice Cream05-09-2012

    Cool Cow Ice Cream was born back in 2007, when Angela Stewart decided to use her experience from working at an ice cream parlour and take the...

  • A Bloggers Guide To Lancashire Food03-09-2012

    Bloggers are a big part of the food landscape these days. They cook, shop, drink and eat out and then tell the world about it. 

    We are...

August 2012

  • Producer Spotlight: Capra Products30-08-2012

    When Gill Mcmanaman is with her goats, her eyes literally light up. She clearly loves her animals and that same care and attention goes into the...

  • Shop Local: Lancashire Markets28-08-2012

    There are traditional market towns dotted all over Lancashire and for a true taste of the area the local markets are a good place to head.

    ...

  • Summer tomatoes

    Seasonal Food: Here Comes The Sun28-08-2012

    Summer is a time of plenty with a sea of salad leaves growing in these warm months. Rich soil, sunshine (and just a little rain!) combine to grow...

  • Lancashire Treasures: A Lancashire Cheese Board28-08-2012

    Next time you’re creating a cheeseboard, look to Lancashire. Our cheese makers offer more than the traditional Lancashire varieties. So you...

  • Say Cheers To Lancashire28-08-2012

    It’s thirsty work eating your way around Lancashire, so it’s a good job that we can also keep you hydrated - whatever your tipple of...

  • Bring In The Restaurant Inspector28-08-2012

    Taste Lancashire inspector and local lass Victoria Jowett shares the highs and lows of eating out for a living.

    When I tell people my job...

  • Wild Food28-08-2012

    Jesper Launder is an expert forager and medical herbalist. Many of his foraging tours take place in Lancashire and here he tells us why more...

  • Lancashire Treasures: Morecambe Bay Potted Shrimps28-08-2012

    Warm potted shrimp piled high on thick toast – is there a dish more comforting?

    The tiny brown shrimps used for potting are caught in...

  • Lancashire Treasures: Lancashire Lamb28-08-2012

    People talk about Lancashire lamb – delicious, fresh and tender – but in fact there is no one breed farmed in Lancashire. But our...

  • Gold Rush For Lancashire's Rural Producers28-08-2012

    Food and drink producers across Lancashire are celebrating following the results of this year’s Great Taste Awards.

    The Great Taste...

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