To those of us in-the-know, it comes as no surprise beneath Sheffield’s industrial faÃ§ade, beats the heart of a passionate and thriving independent food scene.
From producers and suppliers through to bars, delis and restaurants, the Steel City truly offers The Full Monty when it comes to filling your belly.
Pat Castleton from Henderson’s Relish stated; “When we heard about the book we simply knew we had to be in it. A bottle of Hendo’s lives in pretty much every Sheffielders cupboard and is a staple at the dinner table. We’re synonymous with the city and absolutely chuffed to be involved with an incredible first-time project such as this.”
The Sheffield Cook Book features the very best of Sheffield’s culinary community ““ showcasing the secrets to their success. It’s your window into a world that Sheffielders (true to their nature) rarely shout about.
Chock-full of recipes, stories and anecdotes, this new 224-page cook book features 50 recipes and over 350 stunning images from talented food photographer Marc Barker, with front cover artwork from Sheffield artist Luke Prest.
Rupert Rowley, head chef of Fischer’s at Baslow said; “Being a Michelin starred restaurant in Sheffield, we couldn’t wait to get on board with this ““ and the outcome has exceeded all expectations. It’s a wonderful addition to the city’s food scene and features some absolutely fantastic recipes along with tons of facts that make for great reading.”
As well as professional chefs the book features recipes from Sheffield Wednesday’s Lee Bullen, Sheffield United’s Chris Morgan, popular BBC presenter Rony Robinson and Everly Pregnant Brothers front-man Shaun Doane shares his meat and potato pie recipe with us.
Put together by local publishers Meze Publishing (with support from Eat Sheffield) the book is priced at £12.95 and available in good bookshops or online from www.amazon.co.uk