Traditional food for Bonfire Night that’ll make your party go with a bang!
Up north in Manchester… Bonfire Night was always a huge deal when I was a kid, everyone talked about it, kids collected fire wood and made a Guy, everyone looked forward to it and the food was always proper stodgy deliciousness, usually eaten in a rainy garden, in the pitch black, stood by a spitting fire….. ahhhhh the memories!
Traditionally in Manchester Bonfire Night meant you’d be eating…
Bonfire Night Food Ideas
Bonfire Night Recipes – oven baked potatoes
We always serve up proper oven baked potatoes – always slowly cooked in the oven for hours, wrapped in foil, with crispy dark skins – broken open and filled with lots of salty butter.
Grab our baked potato filling recipes here.
Bonfire Night Recipes – Homemade Soup
At our Bonfire Night parties there was always a massive pan of vegetable and bean soup. The soup always came ladled into a mug with a teaspoon to eat it with. Grab our delicious vegetarian soup recipes here.
Food for Bonfire Night – Bonfire Bangers
Bonfire Night always meant delicious hot dogs made using proper sausages and topped with loads of fried onions, ketchup and mustard. Grab our Bonfire Bangers recipe here.
Traditional Bonfire Night Food – Black peas
Nothing says Bonfire Night quite like proper Lancashire style black peas eaten from a cup with loads of vinegar. Grab the Black Peas recipe here.
Bonfire Night Recipes – Homemade Parkin
Traditional Bonfire Night Recipes – Homemade Treacle Toffee
We always used to make up trays of homemade treacle toffee ready for bonfire night – totally delicious and well worth the effort – get the Treacle Toffee recipe here.
Food for Bonfire Night – Homemade toffee apples
And well… if you’re making treacle toffee you may as well do a tray of homemade toffee apples too – messy and delicious! Grab the Toffee Apple recipe here.
A PROPER NORTHERN FEAST! But… if that’s not enough to get your mouth watering then we’ve got more delicious bonfire night recipes right here.