The Great Yorkshire Christmas Food Test

PUBLISHED: 00:00 06 December 2019 | UPDATED: 09:58 06 December 2019

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Need inspiration for the festive feasting? We’ve scoured some of Yorkshire’s notable food producers and suppliers to discover dreamy treats for the Christmas table

Bleiker’s dressed salmon side; Booths Christmas Chutney; Toppings Pork Pie Party Pack; Ultimate Christmas DinnerBleiker’s dressed salmon side; Booths Christmas Chutney; Toppings Pork Pie Party Pack; Ultimate Christmas Dinner

BOOTHS

Locally-loved supermarket with its heart in the North, making the most of local suppliers on the doorstep

The showstopper

Bleiker's dressed salmon side. Whole side of hot smoked Scottish salmon, roasted over oak chippings with creamy soft cheese, king prawns, and a glimmering gold lustred smoked salmon. Serves 8, £29

The extra

Booths Christmas Chutney. Apricots and cranberries are combined in this rich chutney creating the perfect partner to cheese and savoury selections, £3.40

The party pleaser

Toppings Pork Pie Party Pack.Eight dinky pork pies covered in tasty toppings including mature Stilton, cranberry, caramelised red onion and Wensleydale cheese and pickle, £12

Big treat

Ultimate Christmas Dinner. Make the big day easy with goodies galore and everything you need for the main event - think smoked salmon and prawn terrine, followed by a white turkey crown, Lakeland pigs in blankets and a large selection of other treats. Serves 6 to 8, £140

Roast turkey and all the trimmings; Deli meat platter; a range of pickles; Amaretto trifle.Roast turkey and all the trimmings; Deli meat platter; a range of pickles; Amaretto trifle.

DREWTONS

The East Yorkshire farm shop supports local growers and producers

The showstopper

Roast turkey and all the trimmings. Local bronze turkeys from John Wright Turkeys, from £11/kg

The party pleaser

A grazing table is the thing of the moment says Drewtons owner Katie Taylor. 'Mix it up with some Yorkshire specialities and a touch of the Mediterranean, with charcuterie boards, delicious cheeses, hot baked brie, marinated vegetables and pickles, sautéed green beans, warm sausage roll bites, pork pie, artisan breads and pickles'. Deli meat platters from £5pp.

The extra

A range of pickles, chutneys and preserves to accompany Boxing Day cold meats, cheeses and pork pies, £3.25 a jar.

The indulgence

Katy Taylor, Drewtons' owner says: 'I make a mean Amaretto trifle with Battenberg cake, amaretti biscuits, raspberries, fresh custard and whipped cream with yoghurt'. All ingredients available in store.

Bettys Chutney Selection; Stollen bites; Soft iced star Christmas cake; The Christmas Banquet Hamper.Bettys Chutney Selection; Stollen bites; Soft iced star Christmas cake; The Christmas Banquet Hamper.

BETTYS

A little bit of Bettys should be on any self-respecting festive Yorkshire table

The showstopper

Soft iced star Christmas cake, £30

The party pleaser

Stollen bites (box of 15), £12

The extra

Bettys Chutney Selection, £14.10

The indulgence

The Christmas Banquet Hamper will keep you in treats all year round, £350

Shoulder Of Swaledale mutton stuffed with haggis; Cranberry ketchup; Ultimate pigs in blankets selection; pork belly bitesShoulder Of Swaledale mutton stuffed with haggis; Cranberry ketchup; Ultimate pigs in blankets selection; pork belly bites

FARMISON & CO

Ripon-based meat specialists making the most of meat and game from suppliers across Yorkshire, from moor to dale

The showstopper

Shoulder Of Swaledale mutton stuffed with haggis, £39.95

The party pleaser

Ultimate pigs in blankets selection (24), £14.95

The extra

Cranberry ketchup, £3.25

The indulgence

Mini sugar pit cured pork belly bites (700kg) £20

Three fish roast; Flame Grilled Pepper and Ancho Chilli Salsa, Vanilla and blueberry panna cotta, Delicatessen platterThree fish roast; Flame Grilled Pepper and Ancho Chilli Salsa, Vanilla and blueberry panna cotta, Delicatessen platter

WEETONS

The Harrogate foodie emporium prides itself on local and lovely ingredients to inspire.

The showstopper:

Three fish roast. Luxury roast salmon, stuffed with plaice and white crab meat and served with a velvety red pepper veloute. Serves 6-8, £49.95

The party pleaser:

Delicatessen platter, serves 6-10, £34.95

The extra

Flame Grilled Pepper and Ancho Chilli Salsa, £3.75

The Indulgence

Vanilla and blueberry panna cotta, serves 6, £16.95

Herb fed bronze turkey; Ramus seafood platter; Fodder Christmas Cheeseboard; chocolate and raspberry bombHerb fed bronze turkey; Ramus seafood platter; Fodder Christmas Cheeseboard; chocolate and raspberry bomb

FODDER

Everything's from Yorkshire at this Harrogate food hall, so indulge knowing you're supporting local producers

The showstopper

Herb fed bronze turkey from Herb Fed in Sessay, £11.95/kg

The party pleaser

Ramus seafood platter, £39.95

The extra

Fodder Christmas Cheeseboard with Dale End Cheddar, Wensleydale, Harrogate Blue, Barncliffe Brie, caramelised onion chutney, Rakusen's Yorkshire Crackers, £32

The indulgence

Sugar Therapy chocolate and raspberry bomb, £10

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