She also made much of using Lincoln Red
beef, which forged a link with the city that has since led to her into the world of writing - she was asked to come up with a book on the history of British food which would raise funds for the Lincoln Cathedral Fabric Fund.
UEFA Champions League First Qualifying Round First Leg Lincoln Red
Imps v Santa Coloma .
It produces one fifth of the nation's needs ands hosts the area's distinctly different tastes of Lincoln Red
beef, stuffed chine, plumbread, Lincolnshire sausages, Lincolnshire Poacher cheese, fresh ostrich and an extraordinary selection of fresh vegetables.
The breeds on show were Aberdeen-Angus, Beef Shorthorn, British Bazadaise, British Belgian Blue, British Blonde, British Charolais, British Gelbvieh, British Limousin, British Simmental, Devon, Hereford, Highland, Lincoln Red
, Longhorn, Luing, Murray Grey, Piedmontese, Red Poll, Salers, South Devon, Welsh Black and Beef Improvement Group's Stabiliser cross.
champion: W W Harrison & Son, Horncastle.
Among the extensive schedule of pedigree and commercial classes, there will be a number of major breed society shows, including: | The Aberdeen Angus Winter National Show, |incorporating the Walkers Shortbread Aberdeen Angus Show Herd of the Year Competition 2014 The Border British Blue Calf Show | The Beef Shorthorn National Calf Show | The Hereford National Calf Show and | The Simmental Regional Calf Show | The Lincoln Red
Cattle Society - representing one of the oldest of the UK's native breeds - will also be making its first appearance at the Carlisle event.
Exhibition space at Beef Expo has been reserved by the following beef breed societies - Aberdeen-Angus, Beef Shorthorn, British Bazadaise, British Belgian Blue, British Blonde, British Charolais, British Gelbvieh, British Limousin, British Simmental, Hereford, Highland, Lincoln Red
, Luing, Murray Grey, Piemontese, Red Poll, Salers, South Devon, Welsh Black and the Beef Improvement Group.
Heifers: British Blue PS955, PS935 (x2), PS905 (x2), PS740 Lowthian Gill Farm, PS930, PS785 Ewan Close, PS900 Sandford Hall, , PS835, PS720 Lordstown Farm, PS760, PS710 Coach & Horses, PS750 (x2) Bailey Town, Limousin PS930 Wall End Farm, PS750 (x2) Keepersfield Farm, PS750 (x3) Whitehouse Farm, PS740 Chirdon, PS715 (x3) The Brigg, PS700 Whitehouse Farm, Hereford PS775 (x2) Bailey Town, Simmental PS765 Hillview, PS730 Lesson Hall Farm, Blonde D'Aquitaine PS730 Lesson Hall Farm, PS670 Chirdon, Holstein PS640 Howfield Farm, Aberdeen Angus PS630 Whitecrook, Lincoln Red
PS630 (x3) Whitecrook.
LAST NIGHT UEFA Champions League 2nd qualifying rd 1st leg - AS Trencin 0, Steaua Bucuresti 2; Apoel Nicosia 0, Vardar 0; FK Sarajevo 0, Lech Poznan 2; FK Ventspils 1, HJK Helsinki 3; Hibernians 2, Maccabi Tel-Aviv 1; Ludogorets 0, Milsami 1; Maribor 1, Astana 0; Partizan Belgrade 1, Dila Gori 0; The New Saints FC 0, Videoton 1; FC Midtjylland 1, Lincoln Red
Imps 0; Skenderbeu 4, Crusaders 1; Molde 5, Pyunik 0.
Mr Topliff said: "A marked rise was, once again, evident in calf registrations from other beef breeds, the bulk of this coming from the Montbeliarde, Saler, Beef Shorthorn, Stabiliser, Brown Swiss, Devon, Lincoln Red
and Luing breeds.
LAST NIGHT Champions League qualifying 1st rd 2nd leg - Levadia Tallinn 1, Crusaders 1 (agg 1-1, Crusaders win on away goal); FC Santa Coloma 1, Lincoln Red
Imps 2 (agg 1-2); The New Saints 4, B36 Torshavn 1 (agg 6-2); Folgore 1, Pyunik 2 (agg 2-4).
The following beef breed societies have reserved space for live cattle demonstrations ( Aberdeen-Angus, Bazadaise, Beef Shorthorn, Belgian Blue, Blonde, Charolais, Galloway, Gasgon, Gelbvieh, Hereford, Highland, Limousin, Lincoln Red
, Longhorn, Luing, Murray Grey, Parthenaise, Red Poll, Salers, Simmental, South Devon, Stabiliser, Whitebred Shorthorn.