Guy Fawkes Day/Bonfire Night

Halloween may be over now and there may be that sad feeling that the festivities are over with (at least until Thanksgiving), but it’s just getting started in the UK! November may be all about Thanksgiving in the United States but for the British, it’s about Guy Fawkes and bonfires! Now, who was Guy Fawkes, …

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Recipe – Yorkshire Parkin

Traditionally eaten on Bonfire Night which is November 5th, Parkin should be made a few days before to give it time to mature. Yorkshire parkin contains oatmeal some other parkins do not. Set your oven to  160 C,  326 F gas mark 3. Grease and line a 7-inch square or 1-lb loaf tin. 4 oz …

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