Dock pudding

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Dock pudding
TypePudding
Place of originEngland
Region or stateCalder Valley, West Yorkshire
Main ingredientsBistort leaves, oatmeal, nettles, onions

Dock pudding is a distinctive West Yorkshire dish[1] produced chiefly in the Calder Valley area. Its main ingredients are the leaves of bistort (sometimes called "gentle dock" or "Passion dock", though it is not a member of the genus Rumex), together with oatmeal, nettles, onion, and seasoning to taste.[2] Other ingredients are added but each personal family recipe does differ. Traditionally the pudding is fried in a frying pan along with bacon (though vegetarians cook it differently). Starting in 1971, an annual World Dock Pudding Championship is held at the local community centre in the village of Mytholmroyd.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Calderdale online [1] Lifes like that (Retrieved 28 February 2015)
  2. ^ "Cracker of an event as top actor tries his hand at dock pudding". The Yorkshire Post. 24 April 2007. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
  3. ^ "What's up, dock? Pudding competition's a huge hit". The Halifax Courier. 28 April 2017. Retrieved 26 December 2017.

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