2012
October
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    EVERYTHING’S COMING UP ROSY AT YORKSHIRE FARM!

    A Yorkshire farmer was flushed with success this week when he swapped his farming gear for fetching pink! Graham Sparrow, from Home Farm in Stillington, drove his tractor dressed in his rosy best on October 26 to raise funds for Breast Cancer Care. “This outfit certainly makes a cheery change from my usual muddy wellies...


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    October 29, 2012 at 1:16 pm
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    YORKSHIRE BAKERY CUSTOMERS HELP RAISE RECORD TOTAL FOR CANCER CHARITY

    Thomas the Baker customers will help hundreds of people with cancer get nursing care in their homes after the family bakery presented a cheque for £10,000 to Macmillan Cancer Support last week ““ the biggest amount the bakery has ever raised for charity! Thomas the Baker handed over the whopping sum to Macmillan at a...


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    October 29, 2012 at 1:08 pm
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    DOUBLE AWARD WINS FOR CURRY CUISINE

    Tingley based food and cookery company, Curry Cuisine, enjoyed a double celebration last night when it picked up two prestigious regional awards. The company’s Luxury Mango Chutney picked up a much coveted Deliciouslyorkshire Award for best savoury condiment and Curry Cuisine was also named SME Business of the Year 2012 in the Dewsbury Reporter Series...


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    October 26, 2012 at 1:20 pm
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    Pumpkin Oil and Balsamic Syrup make their ice cream debut in new Yummy Yorkshire Bonfire Night flavours

    Huddersfield ice cream producer Yummy Yorkshire has unveiled two innovative new autumn winter flavours made with ingredients normally found in salad as opposed to ice cream; pumpkin seed oil and balsamic syrup. The artisan ice cream producer has created a Pumpkin Seed Oil ice cream in collaboration with fellow Yorkshire business Pumpkin Oil as well...


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    October 26, 2012 at 10:10 am
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    RECORD-BREAKING TRIUMPH AT DELICIOUSLYORKSHIRE AWARDS 2012

    A record-breaking number of Yorkshire’s food and drink elite triumphed at last night’s (25 October) deliciouslyorkshire Awards 2012. More than 300 people representing the region’s food and drink sector celebrated the winners’ achievements at the National Railway Museum, York. The coveted deliciouslyorkshire Supreme Product was won by St Helen’s Farm, Seaton Ross, York, for its...


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    October 26, 2012 at 9:30 am
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    Schoolchildren from Sowerby enjoy day on the farm at Riverford

    Riverford opened its gates at Home Farm, Newby Wiske, to local schoolchildren who were able to pack their own veg boxes- and take the goodies home. Thirty Year 3 pupils from Sowerby Community Primary School, Thirsk, took part in the visit which has become an annual event on the school’s caledner. The trip included a...


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    October 23, 2012 at 4:07 pm
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    Country Warmth Enjoys a Good Cuppa Celebrating the Launch of ‘The Great Book of Tea’

    Country Warmth, the AGA specialist in Malton, is set to host a book and brew tea party on Tuesday 20 November to celebrate the launch of ‘The Great Book of Tea, the latest release by renowned Yorkshire food journalist, Elaine Lemm. The event will be supported by Doncaster tea specialist, Ann Davis of The Tea...


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    October 19, 2012 at 4:01 pm
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    JUST DESSERTS LAUNCHES NEW YORKSHIRE PARKIN

    Award-winning Yorkshire bakers and patissiers, Just Desserts of Shipley, has launched its own-recipe Yorkshire Parkin for the foodservice and hospitality markets. The perfect parkin has been introduced to the range for caterers to serve up at Bonfire Night and beyond. A Northern English version of gingerbread, the parkin is baked in 8″ x 4″ loaves...


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    October 17, 2012 at 12:05 pm
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    Deliciouslyorkshire Support Yorkshire Air Ambulance

    Deliciouslyorkshire are proud to announce we will be supporting the Yorkshire Air Ambulance at our awards ceremony on the 25th October at the National Railway Museum. deliciouslyorkshire is a not for profit organisation providing vital support to a diverse range of food and beverage producers, retailers and distinguished hospitality operators in the Yorkshire and Humber...


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    October 17, 2012 at 8:52 am
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    BIG APPLE BECKONS FOR YORKSHIRE BREWER & BAKER

    Two Yorkshire-based food and drink producers have received an order for their collaboration ‘beer cake’ from The Plaza hotel in New York. The Exquisitely Rich Fruit Cake, handmade by Leeds-based Exquisite Handmade Cakes, has as its key ingredient Ilkley Brewery’s award-winning Stout Mary giving an intensely rich flavour. Bursting with plump vine fruits and finished...


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    October 16, 2012 at 1:44 pm
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    CAKE AND ALE COLLABORATION FOR CALDERDALE BAKER AND BREWER

    With the resurgence of the British love affair with baking and eating cakes as an affordable treat, a baker and brewer both based in Calderdale have joined forces over a slice of real ale fruit cake! Lottie Shaw’s bakery in Elland and the Little Valley Brewery in Cragg Vale have teamed up to launch a...


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    October 16, 2012 at 10:20 am
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    YORKSHIRE FOOD COMPANY RELISHES ITS FIRST BIG RETAIL DEAL

    A York based relish company has just scooped its first major retail deal with UK kitchenware chain Lakeland. Raman’s Handmade Relish, based in Strensall near York, has secured a top spot for two of its relishes in Lakeland’s Christmas range, which will see the products stocked in 59 stores across the country. Raman’s Handmade Relish...


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    October 15, 2012 at 3:36 pm
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    YORKSHIRE JAM MAKERS LAUNCH CHRISTMAS RANGE INTO ASDA

    Preserve and condiment company Mercers of Yorkshire has taken its range of Asda products to 42 with the introduction of six new Christmas products. The York-based jam and chutney manufacturer has added Mincemeat with Brandy, Brandy Butter, Cranberry & Port Sauce, Peaches in Brandy, Black Cherries in Kirsch and Whole Baby Pears in Port to...


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    October 15, 2012 at 3:32 pm
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    Prashad brings an early alternative Christmas to The Cooking School at Dean Clough

    Customers at The Cooking School will be learning how to make the “Jewel of Gujarati Cuisine” on a new course with Gordon Ramsay’s favourite Indian Restaurant Prashad. T’is the season to entertain and Prashad will be delivering a special one-off course to offer their unique take on alternative options for a Christmas meal. “Batsai Kichdi”...


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    October 15, 2012 at 11:10 am
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    CURRY CUISINE CHUTNEYS LISTED IN SAINSBURY’S

    West Yorkshire food and cookery business, Curry Cuisine, has secured a regional listing with Sainsbury’s supermarket. The Tingley based company will supply more than 30 Yorkshire stores with three of its award-winning chutneys. Sainsbury’s will stock the company’s award-winning, premium ‘Chutnees Handmade’ range, including Rhubarb and Mango, a Great Taste Award winner this year; its...


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    October 15, 2012 at 11:03 am
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    YORKSHIRE CHEESE MAKER SHORTLISTED FOR PRESTIGIOUS FAMILY BUSINESS AWARD

    Artisan cheese maker, Judy Bell of Shepherds Purse in Thirsk, North Yorkshire, has been shortlisted for a prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award by Family Business Place, the UK’s leading resource for family-run businesses. Judy joins a high profile short list of 5 finalists in the Red Ribbon Awards 2012, including Lord Harris of Peckham, founder of...


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    October 9, 2012 at 2:25 pm
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    Huddersfield based Greedy Little Pig gets a Twitter Boost from Theo Paphitis

    A Huddersfield-based firm received a business boost from TV Dragons’ Den star Theo Paphitis. Last week, Carl Slingsby, owner of Greedy Little Pig, tweeted Theo about his business during ‘Small Business Sunday’, an initiative set up by Theo that runs weekly. Theo re-tweeted Carl’s message to his 260,000 followers and as a result, the business...


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    October 9, 2012 at 1:58 pm
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    CURRY CUISINE SHORTLISTED FOR BRITISH COOKERY SCHOOL AWARD

    West Yorkshire cookery school, Curry Cuisine, has been shortlisted in the inaugural British Cookery School Awards, as a finalist in the Best Specialist Cookery School category. The British Cookery School Awards were launched in June this year to celebrate and honour the hard work and dedication UK cookery schools have in driving Britain’s passion for...


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    October 9, 2012 at 9:51 am
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    Really Indian Ltd celebrates as Great Taste 2012 is announced

    The Original Curry Sauce produced by Leeds based Really Indian Ltd will be proudly displaying a coveted Great Taste 2012 logo after being judged by a panel of 350 of the nation’s most discerning food experts over 45 days. Founded in 2011 by husband and wife team Amrik and Gursharon, The Really Indian Original Curry...


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    October 8, 2012 at 5:00 pm
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    JOSHUA JANE JOINS THE NEW-LOOK ILKLEY FAMILY

    A new beer, named Joshua Jane, has been created with the help of two Leeds Home Brew competition winners and is the first beer to showcase Ilkley Brewery’s new brand identity A rich, nut brown Yorkshire ale at 3.7%, Joshua Jane is a traditional Yorkshire bitter made using Amarillo and Columbus hops, both from America,...


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    October 4, 2012 at 10:34 am