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Pan Yan Pickle

This was made by Branston though had been brought out by premier foods in 2002. It was very sweet and spicy, lovely in a cheese sarnie!

No longer made - in fact after an online plea by Chris Evans on Radio 2 for the return of the defunct Pan Yan pickle the food giant behind the brand admitted that the closely guarded secret recipe had been destroyed in a warehouse fire in 2004!

But the recipe was accidentally found in a carpenters shop when someone phoned into the Chris Evans show to say they'd found an old jar on a workshop!


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Pan Yan Pickle Last post by icynorth
11 September 2015

Do You Remember Pan Yan Pickle?

Do You Remember Pan Yan Pickle?

  • Lesloid0
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    I've just googled Rutabaga and it appears to be a vegetable very similar to a turnip!
  • Anonymous user
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    I've just had a conversation with some friends and I said I remembered reading the word rutabaga on the ingredients list on the side of the jar. And your picture vindicates me! But what is a rutabaga?
  • Anonymous user
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    PanYan is being re made by a company in Barnstable north Devon Cranfield Foods. Even the old Panyan bosses have given the thumbs up for the quality of the pickle.
  • Anonymous user
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    Used to like this as a kid, whenever we had salad. My grandmother used t have some and when she would do us Sunday tea [usually Old Oak Ham Salad] there would always be a jar to accompany.
  • Tonybiker
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    My friends girlfriend invited us all round one evening back in the mid-90s for a houseparty while her parents were out, her parents were really cool and knew we were coming and said we can help ourselves to food if we got hungry so I made a beeline for the fridge and found some premium ham and a jar of Pan Yan piccalilli, I made a massive stack of ham and Pan Yan butties higher than the empire state and carried the wobbly tower of butties into the lounge to the amusement of my partying friends. Ahhhh, happy times.