George Iasonides, with his battered sprouts, at Gee Gees Fish and Chip Shop, Wade House Road, Shelf

How a Calderdale chippy is turning a Christmas classic into a battered delight

A Calderdale chippy is getting into the festive spirit by battering a key component of the classic Christmas dinner.

Gee Gees Fish and Chips in Shelf are offering hungry customers a portion of battered sprouts alongside their standard cod and haddock offerings, and they’ve been ‘frying’ off the hot plate.

George said: Weve had a great time here, but its time for us to move on. Ive been travelling across from York five days a week, so were in the process of looking for a place over there.

1. Great time

George said: Weve had a great time here, but its time for us to move on. Ive been travelling across from York five days a week, so were in the process of looking for a place over there.
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We did a taster session and we thought they were really good, so why not? said Katerina, Weve got in some cranberry sauce and serve them with gravy, and theyve gone down really well!

2. The classic sprout

We did a taster session and we thought they were really good, so why not? said Katerina, Weve got in some cranberry sauce and serve them with gravy, and theyve gone down really well!
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We like to try the odd thing and its up to our customers really - the feedback we got was that they liked it, so we serve it.

3. Golden brown

We like to try the odd thing and its up to our customers really - the feedback we got was that they liked it, so we serve it.
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The sprouts are likely to be the first and last Christmas novelty offered by the couple as they prepare to move on to pastures new in 2019.

4. Last chance to get them

The sprouts are likely to be the first and last Christmas novelty offered by the couple as they prepare to move on to pastures new in 2019.
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