Lockdown inspires community cookbook

The Parish of Thorpe St Andrew has produced a cookbook. 

The Parish of Thorpe St Andrew has produced a cookbook. - Credit: James Stewart

Chocolate brownies and a Cornish pasty are among recipes in a new cookbook borne out of lockdown.

The book of culinary delights has been published by the Parish of Thorpe St Andrew.

The idea to produce a collection of recipes came after Revd James Stewart baked a cake for a virtual coffee morning.

The cookbook is called 'Baking through the lockdown: Recipes from the Parish of Thorpe St Andrew and friends during the...

The cookbook is called 'Baking through the lockdown: Recipes from the Parish of Thorpe St Andrew and friends during the Covid-19 pandemic.' - Credit: James Stewart

Dishes in the book have been provided by people watching the church's Facebook services around the world and include some from Thorpe St Andrew's twin town in Canada. 

Revd Stewart said: "The international community recipe book also includes a brief chronicle of some of the amazing things which happened during the lockdown in the life of this vibrant and much-loved community.

Revd James Stewart pictured with the cookbook which includes some recipes from Canada.

Revd James Stewart pictured with the cookbook which includes some recipes from Canada. - Credit: James Stewart


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"It is also a demonstration of the mutual love and care that our communities had for one another, so that together they were able to break and bake through the lockdown."

The book costs £5 and is available by email on cutting248@btinternet.com or via telephone on 01603 439160.

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