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For a real taste of Cumbria, why not try our delicious recipes – a range of local favourites specially chosen to bring some traditional Cumbrian cheer to your table.


Potted ShrimpsGo to recipe >

Potted Shrimps

This popular local treat is easy to make and perfect for either a light snack or a starter.

Rainbow TerrineGo to recipe >

Rainbow Terrine

Tickle the taste buds with this traditional Sunday teatime favourite. A great way to enjoy local trout and salmon.

Herdwick Lamb CobblerGo to recipe >

Herdwick Lamb Cobbler

An old-fashioned traditional dish which has been a firm favourite for Cumbria’s Fell Farmers for centuries.

Steak, Kidney & Beet CasseroleGo to recipe >

Steak, Kidney & Beet Casserole

A wholesome and traditional casserole dish made with beetroot to give it extra flavour and colour.

Cumberland Rum NickyGo to recipe >

Cumberland Rum Nicky

A scrumptious date, rum and ginger flan that was a favourite of merchant sailing ship crews plying their trade with the East Indies.

Lakeland Plum Bread PuddingGo to recipe >

Lakeland Plum Bread Pudding

Served with cream, ice-cream or vanilla custard, this delightful Cumbrian recipe makes a yummy Summer or Winter dessert.

Cumberland SauceGo to recipe >

Cumberland Sauce

The quintessential British condiment for cold meats, pâté, gammon, sausages and game named after the Duke of Cumberland.

Wild Mushroom SauceGo to recipe >

Wild Mushroom Sauce

A rich and flavoursome sauce to add the finishing touch to Cumbrian steak and grilled meat dishes.



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