TV Chef Peter Sidwell told our reporter Ryan Dollard: "The quality of the ingredients coming out of Cumbria at the moment is superb. We should all be celebrating them more and showing the world just what we can do."Cumbrian food is another great reason to come to the county"
The wild Boar and Gingerbread burger is just one of the delicacies advertised at the conference. All of the ingredients for the burger are sourced from within 5 miles of Cockermouth
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