Taste Lancashire launches cook book

Marketing Lancashire is to launch its second cook book, featuring recipes inspired by the red rose county.

Second Helpings, the follow up to 2016's Lancashire Cook Book, is designed to raise the profile of the county’s food and drink offering and to help drive food tourism numbers.

The book goes on sale this week to coincide with the news that Paul Heathcote and Nigel Haworth have been named as ambassadors for Taste Lancashire, the food and drinks branch of Marketing Lancashire.

Rachel McQueen, chief executive of Marketing Lancashire said: “Paul and Nigel have inspired many young Lancastrians into the kitchen and today these chefs are also making their mark at the highest level. We’re very proud to be working with all our Taste Lancashire Ambassadors, partners and producers who together, are more determined than ever to bring the county’s unrivalled food and drink offer to national and international attention.”

The book features Taste Lancashire ambassador chefs including Mark Birchall (Moor Hall, Ormskirk), Chris Bury (Cartford Inn, Little Eccleston), Lisa Goodwin-Allen (Northcote, Langho), Stosie Madi (Parkers Arms, Newton in Bowland), Oli Martin (Hipping Hall, Cowan Bridge ) Tom Parker (White Swan, Fence), Steven Smith (Freemason’s at Wiswell), Mark Taft (Assheton Arms, Downham).

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