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Yorkshire Pudding with Elaine Lemm
Episode 79th October 2022 • The British Food History Podcast • Neil Buttery
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Today’s guest is food writer and Yorkshire Pudding expert Elaine Lemm to discuss the good old Yorkshire Pudding.

They discussed many things including: the origins of the Yorkshire pudding, what links it to Yorkshire anyway, excellent cooking tips, including the importance of the vessel it is cooked in as well as the fat used; YP haters; and toad-in-the-hole.


‘The Great Book of Yorkshire Pudding’ is published by Great Northern Books:

‘More Than Yorkshire Pudding: Food, Stories And Over 100 Recipes From God's Own Country’ is out in the UK on 21st October 2022, also published by Great Northern Books :

Find Elaine on social media: @britishfood on Twitter and @foodwriting on Instagram

Elaine’s YouTube video about making Yorkshire Puddings:

The raspberry vinegar, made by Womersley Foods, recommended by Elaine available here:


Neil’s book A Dark History of Sugar is available now from all bookshops as well as from the publisher Pen & Sword:

If you want to buy a signed copy directly from Neil for £18 + postage (£2.85 if within the UK, the going rate if outside!). Contact him via email or social media if you fancy it (see below).


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