The Great Northern Cookbook

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Hodder & Stoughton, Nov 22, 2012 - Cooking - 224 pages
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"This journey has given me the exciting opportunity to bring my cooking life full circle, and to introduce you to the very best recipes from the North of England. I've been able to delve deep into the diverse cultures, histories and traditions of the North and, of course, Northern food. The results of my travels, my many tastings, meals and experiments, are presented here, in a book that revels in its Northernness!"

Britain is a nation built on its food, and nowhere has a richer heritage than the North of England. In The Great Northern Cookbook, Sean Wilson - former Coronation Street actor now award-winning cheese-maker and chef - is our guide to the culinary highlights of the North. A proud Lancastrian, Sean serves up timeless recipes and reveals the history behind the foods you love.

In The Great Northern Cookbook you'll find homely hotpots and pies, alongside beef stew with melting dumplings, and a recipe for the soft, warm oven-bottom muffins. With soups to feed an army, traditional sweet treats, delicious Northern curries, and of course timeless Yorkshire puddings with mushy peas and gravy, Sean serves up the greats from Lancashire, Yorkshire, Cumbria and Northumberland.

Embrace the Northern passion for simple food, made with good, authentic ingredients. Tying in to a new TV series, The Great Northern Cookbook is packed with delicious and affordable recipes you'll want to eat and share

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Review: The Great Northern Cookbook. by Sean Wilson

User Review  - Goodreads

Great eccles cake recipe. They taste delish. I have also enjoyed reading a bit of background to some of the recipes. Read full review

Brilliant easy to follow

User Review  - CAitken - Tesco

Easy to follow very tasty recipes. Plus brief description of their origins and what they mean to the author Sean Wilson Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Sean Wilson played Martin Platt on Coronation Street for over twenty years. After a year working in a Michelin-starred kitchen, Sean set up The Saddleworth Cheese Co ( and was soon winning awards for his cheese.

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