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LEE

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Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« on: January 05, 2018, 11:18:49 pm »
A Glass of Burgundy in Burgundy...
Some Dijon Mustard in Dijon..

We plan to travel in our motorhome for an extended period, mainly in Britain and (especially) France but more Western European countries and Scandinavia are in plan.

As something to help plan our itinerary we thought it may be nice to use the origins of famous foodstuffs and "drinkstuffs" as a lure to a region or town.

We'd really appreciate any help in compiling a checklist/to-do-list.

Scottish Whiskey and French vineyards could keep us busy for ever so we're looking for more specific examples than Oban Whiskey in Oban.

Colemans mustard in Norwich could be a target (before they close it down).

Suggestions please .......(It doesn't need to have the same name as the town but it should have a well known link between origin and product.)

I'm more than happy to revisit the town of Cognac and the Calvados region.
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Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2018, 11:23:57 pm »
Bakewell tarts, East Yorkshire chip spice, Newcastle brown ale, Craster kippers and Cullen skink would get you a fair ways north in the UK.

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Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2018, 08:25:45 am »
Hawes  in Wensleydale.
I think you'll find it's a bit more complicated than that.

Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2018, 09:25:53 am »
Melton Mowbray pork pies!

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Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2018, 10:16:22 am »
Don't go to Kiev (sic) for chicken - you'll be disappointed.
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Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2018, 10:44:55 am »
Cheese! From Cheddar to Edam via Pont-l'Évêque. Lots of others too of course, especially in France.
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Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2018, 10:50:52 am »
You could go to Fougères and eat a fern, but I wouldn't recommend it.
I dare eat all that may become a man.

But hold the oysters.

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Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2018, 11:11:34 am »
Champagne

Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2018, 11:31:19 am »
Spaghetti Bolognese
Parma ham
Marmite (Burton on Trent)
Lancashire hot pot
Cumberland sausages
Cornish pasties
Clonakilty black pudding
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Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2018, 12:22:14 pm »
Tottenham Cake, as bad as the place it's named after
Scouse
Cromer Crab

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« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2018, 12:39:47 pm »
If they have a McDonald's here you almost certainly will eat some..

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Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #12 on: January 06, 2018, 12:40:16 pm »
Arbroath smokies (though maybe not straight after the Craster kippers)
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Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #13 on: January 06, 2018, 12:48:15 pm »
Pontefract cakes
Dover sole
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Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #14 on: January 06, 2018, 12:54:43 pm »
Saucisse de Toulouse.  Nom nom and, moreover, nom.
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Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #15 on: January 06, 2018, 12:59:49 pm »
Beef bourguignon
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T42

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Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #16 on: January 06, 2018, 01:02:56 pm »
Asti spew-my-auntie.
I dare eat all that may become a man.

But hold the oysters.

Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #17 on: January 06, 2018, 01:49:21 pm »
Bakewell tarts, East Yorkshire chip spice, Newcastle brown ale, Craster kippers and Cullen skink would get you a fair ways north in the UK.
Ecclefechan tarts.

Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #18 on: January 06, 2018, 02:08:32 pm »
Koelsch beer in Cologne. Doughnuts in Berlin.
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Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #19 on: January 06, 2018, 02:10:51 pm »
Pontefract cakes

Aren't as good as they sound. And are quite hard to find.

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« Reply #20 on: January 06, 2018, 02:18:15 pm »
Gouda  is nice. I more ways than one  ;)

Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #21 on: January 06, 2018, 02:18:44 pm »
Cheese! From Cheddar to Edam via Pont-l'Évêque. Lots of others too of course, especially in France.

But don't go to Stilton for Stilton. It's actually illegal to make Stilton in Stilton, it can only be made in Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire.
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Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #22 on: January 06, 2018, 02:18:53 pm »
Nice biscuits in Nice!
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Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #23 on: January 06, 2018, 02:30:15 pm »
Eccles cakes from the tourist honey pot of Greater Manchester?

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Re: Food and Drink Named after it's Origin - HELP!
« Reply #24 on: January 06, 2018, 02:45:48 pm »
Pontefract cakes

Aren't as good as they sound. And are quite hard to find.

They’re easy enough to find in Pontefract - just go to the Haribo (formerly Dunhills) factory shop.

A childhood visit to my gran was never complete without calling in there for liquorice-based goodies.