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A Taste of Cumbria and the Lake District

Travel around the regions of England through the pages of the books in our new 'A Taste of ...' series, and discover the delicious variety of our traditional dishes, as well as some of the stories behind the recipes. Your journey will be given added flavour by delightful period images from The Francis Frith Collection, showing the people and places of these regions in past times. Each title in the series explores a particular region, featuring some of its cities, towns and villages in glorious period photographs, with a selection of the local food and recipes that the area is known for. Many traditional dishes were devised to take best advantage of local produce, but also reflect the limited cookery techniques that were available - marvel at the skill of the housewife in times past, able to provide cheap and tasty meals with only a fire, a skillet and a cauldron to cook with, often producing the historical version of 'boil in the bag' meals! Approximately 30 recipes are included in each title, some traditional, some reflecting local products that the areas were famous for in the past, some linked to characters or historical personages or events, some versions adapted to suit modern tastes.

  • 96 pages
  • ISBN 978-1-84589-458-0
  • Size 189 x 246 mm (approx. 7.5" x 9.5")
  • Free optional inscription available!
  • Printed to order
  • Part of our A Taste Of Britain series of books.
  • Paperback

    Price £15

    Hardback

    Price £21

    Free Photo Print with this Book

    These books include a voucher for a free Frith Photo Print.

    Turn to the back of your Frith book and find a voucher for a free mounted print of a Frith photo of your choice. Simply choose any photo from the book, return the completed voucher with a small payment for P&P. We will then print it in sepia and mount it for you in our Medium Standard mount.

    A Frith photo print

    A personalised inscription on book title page

    The perfect, personalised gift

    Add a personal dedication to the title page - free of charge.

    Most of our books are printed individually for your order. You can add a personal message when you buy that will be printed on the title page at no extra cost, making our books a great gift or keepsake. Available in both hardback and paperback.

    This is a great option for birthdays, weddings, anniversaries and leaving or retirement occasions.