How many confections does it take to make an English country town? Bakewell, ‘capital’ of the Peak District, has two- the super-famous tart and the lesser known, but more historical (and hilarious), pudding. Tideswell, the Peaks’ second town, has the Tidza pud, cousin to its Bakewell counterpart.
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Bakewell, the “ancient capital of the Peak District” in the north of England, is home to two pastries- the Bakewell tart and the lesser known Bakewell Pudding. Said to be the result of an incompetent cook’s error, using savoury rather than sweet pastry to make a jam pie for her mistress, the pudding caught on