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‘Huddersfield Hare’

This being Yorkshire, ‘Huddersfield Hare’, is not hare at all, but the more plentiful beef – cooked to taste like hare!


  • 1lb (450g) stewing beef, cut into strips, and sprinkled with black pepper
  • two sticks of celery, chopped
  • Handful of mushrooms (around 4-6oz/ 113-17og), sliced
  • 1 parsnip, chopped
  • One onion, studded with 3-4 cloves


  1. Fry beef quickly to brown it
  2. Put all the ingredients together in a casserole dish
  3. Add beef stock
  4. Cook in a slow oven for 2 hours

Source: adapted from Dulcie Lewis’s book, Not Just Yorkshire Pudding! The Story of Yorkshire’s Food and Drink’ (2006) Countryside Books, p.88.

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