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Michelin-starred Cumbrian head chef provides foreword and exclusive recipes for new cook book

[S]et for release on March the 30th, The Lakes and Cumbria Cook Book features over 30 recipes, capturing a little slice of the region’s vibrant food and drink scene, as well as celebrating some of the region’s best independent restaurants, cafés, local suppliers and producers.

From Herdwick Lamb to apple pies, there’s something to suit everyone’s tastes. It has never been easier to create delicious, high-quality dishes in the comfort of your own home, especially as all of the recipes are achievable for home cooks.

You may recognise a few familiar faces inside the covers, including Kevin Tickle from Michelin-starred, Forest Side, Grasmere and Simon Rogan, from two Michelin-starred, L’Enclume, Cartmel, who have both provided forewords.

Kevin Tickle foreword

Kevin Tickle, commented: “I’ve lived in Cumbria all my life; it’s part of who I am and what I’m about. For me, Cumbria has everything I need. If I can be true to who I am, enjoy creating food from this area’s truly amazing produce and share that passion with others, I’ll be a very happy man.”

Simon Rogan, says: “Cartmel has been my home for over 15 years and I am very proud to be celebrating the amazing food & drink on our doorstep. It’s great that the Lakes and Cumbria Cook Book celebrates the Lake District and it’s so good to see so many local businesses recognised for their excellence.”

Alongside that, in Forest Side’s dedicated chapter, Kevin shares a little of his love for the area and several of his exclusive recipes, including lemon sole with mussels and beef brisket with mushroom broth. Other wonderful contributors include Hawkshead Relish, Cartmel Cheeses, Shed Gin and The Porterage; an independent wine merchant, whose experts have carefully selected a tipple to complement many recipes in the book.

Don’t miss out on your chance to unveil the hidden gems in the Lakes and Cumbria, with an eclectic range of dishes for you to get stuck into, this book will certainly not disappoint.

The Lakes and Cumbria Cook Book retails at just £14.95 and will be available at Waterstones and Booths, Forest Side as well as all the other businesses mentioned in the book which are listed here:

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