Food for Hocktide

on 08 April 2014.

Welsh rarebit – goes perfectly with macaroni cheese for a traditional Hungerford Hocktide party.

If you are planning a Tutti Day party of your own, you might like to feast on the traditional food of Hungerford Hocktide.

From the turn of the last century, the celebratory Hocktide supper has been a macaroni meal, held on the Friday of Easter week. This was macaroni cheese with watercress and, of course, copious amounts of ale or punch and accompanied by Welsh Rarebit or anchovies on toast with salad.

So there you have the ingredients for tradition Tutti Day part food – make of them what you will!

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