Is nothing sacred?

Hebden Bridge Times (30-Apr-04)
Mytholmroyd's World Dock Pudding Championships ditched tradition this year by voting a veggie version top of the puds. Newcomer Jette Howard's vegetarian recipe wowed the judges at Mytholmroyd Community Centre where hundreds gathered to see her take the title.
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For the uninitiated, dock pudding is a West Yorkshire delicacy made from dock leaves, nettles, onions, oatmeal, and (usually) bacon fat (plus a few other secret ingredients). Traditionally served with a full-English breakfast, it looks like rancid pond weed, but tastes surprisingly wonderful.


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