Enjoy Local Delicacies From Across Norfolk
Travelling around the whole of Norfolk you will see plenty of fresh produce available to purchase or sample.That may be from a nursery, local farm shop, or one of the many farmers’ markets all over Norfolk, or even from local residents selling their produce in their own front gardens with honesty boxes to drop a pound or two into.When you go into any of the Norfolk restaurants or better known Norfolk Pubs you will find all local produce cooked to perfection.Most menus will have regional duck or chicken and even Norfolk’s own variety of turkey, the famous Norfolk Black Turkey which have been reared to be delivered to your table succulently cooked and bursting with flavour.Norfolk boutique hotels have some excellent chefs who will produce menus that will lure you into trying all the delicacies of Norfolk from tender asparagus, to punnets of sweet juicy strawberries, all washed down with delicious ales or wines brewed in small breweries in the county.And don’t forget to finish off your meal with some local Norfolk cheeses and crackers.Norfolk has a lot of traditional market towns that hold local markets in their town squares. Full of fresh local fare, organic foods and quality locally grown produce, these farmers markets are held normally once a month so you will be able to get hold of some wonderful local produce.You can even enjoy some of the Queen’s produce. Her stately home of Sandringham near King’s Lynn has a large orchard where you can pick your own apples in the autumn, such as the delicious Cox’s Orange Pippin and Bramley cooking apples.There is some delicious local seafood available along the North Norfolk coast, which is great to sample when staying at the wide range of Norfolk Boutique Hotels.Try tasty Cromer crabs or cockles or whelks walking along the pier at Cromer. Shrimps and lobster can be purchased from Sheringham and mussels from Stiffkey. You can even try one of Norfolk’s delicacies of samphire which when in season can be found whilst travelling along the North Norfolk coastline. It is a delicacy in its own right.
Kerry Miller is a keen traveller who has enjoyed staying in some of the finest North Norfolk hotels, while eating in some excellent Norfolk Restaurants
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