How about a Derbyshire oatcake for breakfast, a slice of Chatsworth estate beef for lunch or some Hartington cheese for tea?
If you want to tuck into some of the finest food in the country and support our county’s producers, pop into these great businesses…
5. Ashbourne Gingerbread Shop
This beautiful black and white timbered building on the Market Place in Ashbourne has been a shop for 500 years. Step inside and you'll find the town's famous gingerbread which is reputed to have been the recipe of a French prisoner of the Napoleonic wars who made his home in Ashbourne. The shop, which is run by Birds Bakery, also offers bread and cream cakes among its product lines.
6. The Old Original Bakewell Pudding Shop, Bakewell
This quaint shop sells the famous pudding made to the original secret recipe from the mid 1800s when a cook mixed up the instructions for a strawberry tart. The counter serves handmade produce from the award-winning Bakewell Bakery and is a stockist of Derbyshire Oatcakes made at Owlgreave Farm, Combs, High Peak.
7. Critchlows Farm Shop, Bakewell
This family business run by Jamie and Matilda Cooper on Bridge Street prides itself on its naturally produced farm products. Its in-house bakery makes pork pies, sausage rolls, steak pies, chicken pies and Cornish-style pasties.
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The Manfredi family has been making award-winning ice-cream for more than 60 years. You can choose from tubs of nine different flavours from their shop on High Street, Clay Cross. They also stock one of the largest range of sweets in the area, with 200 jars of confectionery to tempt customers.