Dock Pudding

Hebden Bridge Times: 'Cooking Up a Seasonal Treat'

Trevor and Joan Whitworth knotched (sic) up a hat-tick of victories in the World Dock Pudding Championships on Sunday.

Mr and Mrs Whitworth of Skircoat Green, Halifax, again beat all comers at Mytholmroyd Community Centre to win a special dock pudding plate, the Evening Courier trophy and £30.

Trevor, 64 said: "I was confident we would win because we use the same recipe year after year. It's been good for two years so I expected it to be good for the third."

The retired couple have five children and four grandchildren and usually eat their prize winning meal four or five times a week...

The contest which started back in 1971 involves cooking dock leaves, nettles, onions and oatmeal with a side serving usually consisting of bacon and eggs…


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