Lockwoods’ restaurant features in a brand new guide of the North East’s flourishing independent food scene

A new guide of the best of North Yorkshire’s independent restaurants and food & drink producers was launched this week, giving the region’s food lovers a fantastic coffee table book of all the great places to eat and drink, along with recipes from each place mentioned.

LockwoodsThe North Yorkshire Cook Book boasts the very best of the region’s independent food scene; from Michelin-starred restaurants to cafés, pubs, chocolatiers, producers and suppliers. The book strives to promote the region’s diverse approach to catering, with each chapter focusing on creative, delicious yet unique food and the stories behind each dish.

The book gives an insight into each of the places featured, and some truly great recipes. Lockwoods’ recipe is Yorkshire pork, cured in smoked paprika, with Jersey Royals, young green vegetables and a roast hazelnut dressing.

Andrew Pern, Michelin-starred chef of The Star Inn at Harome has written the book’s foreword, and expresses pride and passion for the potential of the county’s extraordinary food scene.

“I have been cooking North Yorkshire produce since childhood – and for the past two decades at my Michelin-starred pub, The Star Inn at Harome – and I consider it amongst the best in the world. I hope this cook book inspires you to try something new with the amazing ingredients we have on our doorstep.”

Comments owner and chef Matthew Lockwood: “I’m delighted that Lockwoods is featured in the North Yorkshire Cook Book. It is great to be included alongside fellow North Yorkshire chefs and to get the chance to showcase the great local produce we offer at the restaurant.”

With amazing recipes, dedicated suppliers and an abundance of passionate cooks, chefs, chocolatiers and bakers, it is clear that the people of North Yorkshire really have something to brag about.

The North Yorkshire Cook Book retails at just £14.95 and will be available in from Lockwoods. It will also be sold in select local gift shops, bookshops including Waterstones, and online at www.amazon.co.uk.

For further information about Lockwoods, and to view menus or book a table go to http://www.lockwoodsrestaurant.co.uk/ or call 01765 607 555