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MUNCHIES Guide to the North of England - Episode 1

Ben Ferguson travels to the Northeast of England – the home of Dracula, fishermen, and a well-kept secret: the chicken parmo. In Whitby, he joins a crew of fishermen to catch crab, then joins the Parmo Hunters on a local taste tour.

by Ben Ferguson
22 October 2014, 4:20pm

In our opening episode, Ben Ferguson travels to the Northeast of England—the home of Dracula, fishermen, and the elusive and legendary chicken parmo. In Whitby, he joins a crew of fishermen venturing out onto the North Sea, before taking his catch of crab to the beach for a picnic.

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After lunch, Ben heads inland to join a pair of food bloggers—the Parmo Hunters—on a taste tour of the region's local delicacies. The night ends in a bus shelter, and Ben is left with a new appreciation for the power of food in connection to geography.

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