Other starters included crispy Asian beef salad, devchicken livers, York ham
hock terrine, musselhomemade Yorkshire puddings.
Under the hamper's lid are a York ham
, Scottish smoked salmon, jars of real mincemeat, and the culmination of our holiday dinner: a 3-pound plum pudding immediately whisked away and elevated to a high perch, where it will remain until its unveiling, its days numbered, just like the little windows on my Advent calendar.
Mr Benn suggested others should include London Porter beer, Cheshire Cheese, Bedfordshire Clanger pies, Stottie Cakes, York Ham
, Sussex Pond Pudding and Yorkshire Parkin.
4 slices of thick carved ham such as York ham
, or freshly cooked bacon, or Parma ham
chef at the Landau at the Langham Hotel, London, making his Montgomery and York Ham
Hovis Landau Clanger.
Then there were fab little dishes of scallops and pork belly; pressed York ham
knuckle, foie gras and quail's egg; fillet of Yorkshire beef with posh chips and a fried duck egg; passion fruit jelly with coconut foam and the crowning glory of chocolate orange fondant, Grand Marnier Parfait and cardamon brulee.
From roast asparagus with York ham
veloutA to rhubarb spring rolls with liquorice dipping sauce, the recipes are designed to really tickle people's tastebuds.
The Knavesmire is the place and this old York ham
has enjoyed every second of it.
Among the tantalising dishes on the menu were dill crusted smoked salmon, honey-basted York ham
with apple chutney, and strawberry and mascarpone trifle with chocolate shavings.
Flapper Jacks with Waffle Nowhere Near Dover Sole Egg on Face Pegasus Bridge Rolls Fingers of British Legion (two) *** Load of Tripe Normandy Chicken Toad in the Road Hole Duke of York Ham
stuffed with Tongue Sliced Balls *** Completely Crackers Shameless Turnover Humble Pie
For a starter, I opted for a toasted crumpet topped with York ham
, sauteed mushrooms and a poached egg glazed with a hollandaise sauce.
Traditional dry cured versions, such as York Ham
, have no added water.