Divine Feasts is a follow-
One of the most fascinating bits of local history in the book is how shopping has changed in the village since the 1950s. A list has been compiled of the shops around in those days. One of the best known was the Ripponden Cooperative Society which consisted of a shoe shop, a butchers, grocers and a drapery.
Divine Feasts contains over 70 recipes ranging from starters, mains and desserts to jams and lots of baking ideas. There is also a Christmas cake, pudding and other festive recipes. Pubs and chefs who have shared their favourite recipes include: Lamb Steaks in Ale from the Turnpike, Steak with a Brandy Cream Sauce from Far Barsey Farm Shop; Joyce’s Chocolate Cake from the Milestone Restaurant and Bread and Butter Pudding from Rishworth School.
Pupils from Ryburn Valley High School printed the front cover of the book, using a picture of the church taken by local photographer, Mark Sykes.