Pontefract cake


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Pontefract cake

n
(Cookery) another name for pomfret1
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But of course the icing on the Pontefract cake is the staging of the Grand Depart of the 101st edition of the Tour de France next summer with legs from Leeds to Harrogate via the Dales (July 5, 190km) and York to Sheffield - Britain's best city, just my opinion, but I'm right - via the Peak District (July 6, 200km).
Other tipples expected to bring back the memories include 'Pontefract Cake', containing a delicious concoction of Dark Creme de Cacao and Absinthe, and 'Pear Drops', featuring a mix of Wyborowa Pear and Limoncello.
Stick a Pontefract cake on each head using royal icing.
"I went from being poverty-stricken, working in a Pontefract cake factory and sharing five cigarettes a week with Keith to buying anything I wanted," she said.
Black as a Pontefract cake at the bottom of a coal shed, star and writer Sharon Horgan's sitcom about a late twenty-something womanwho jilts her boring fiance after her hen night fizzeswith sharp lines and great performances.
The trouble is, he sounds too much like a northern comic who has walked straight in from Emmerdale, with muck on his boots and a Pontefract cake in his gob.
The others are old Yorkshire trifle, Eton mess, honey and fig, clotted cream fudge, After Eight, pear and stilton, Pontefract cake, strawberries and cream, summer fruit panna cotta and rhubarb and custard.
She said: "There has been a big push throughout Europe to register local products, such as the Cornish Pasty and Pontefract Cake.
Tim, 35, cooks up contemporary British dishes like Round Green Farm Venison haunch steak with fondant potato, fresh blackberries and Pontefract cake sauce, so he's not a typical tripe consumer.
Timothy's dish of pan-roasted loin of Round Green Farm venison served with a little cottage pie, roasted baby vegetables and a Pontefract cake wowed judges when he took part in a cook-off at Harvey Nichols in Leeds earlier this month.
Viv had grown up in poverty in a Yorkshire mining community and at 14 had left school to work in a factory, making Pontefract cakes. She married her first husband at 16, then Nicholson when she was 18.
If that first breach is allowed, how long before they start producing Pontefract Cakes, Yorkshire puddings and Melton Mowbray pork pies?