2012
December
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    YORKSHIRE CAKE MAKER’S CHRISTMAS DINNER CAKE WINS SPOT ON FESTIVE DRAGONS’ DEN

    A Huddersfield businesswoman has received an early Christmas present that could change her life ““ a spot on BBC2’s Christmas Dragons’ Den! Allison Whitmarsh, from multi award-winning cake business *ProperMaid*, is to appear on the Christmas edition of the BBC2 show, broadcast on *December 23 at 8.30pm*, showing off her range of ‘traditional cakes with...


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    December 19, 2012 at 3:37 pm
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    Fodder Flushed with Joy to Win Best Loo in Britain

    Fodder, the Yorkshire Agricultural Society’s flagship food hall, has been crowned the winner of the National Loo of the Year Awards in the Cafe and Shops Category 2013. The annual Loo of the Year Awards, sponsored by the British Toilet Association, sees judges inspecting toilets across the country in its quest to find the best...


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    December 17, 2012 at 2:18 pm
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    Ampleforth ready to battle Belgium Beer

    On 28th December keep your diaries free or press record as Ampleforth Abbey’s beer will feature in the latest episode of Jamie & Jimmy’s Food Fight Club. Jamie and Jimmy take the best of British beer including Ampleforth Abbey Beer to Belgium. The eagle-eyed amongst you may catch glimpses of Fr Wulstan and Sean McFetrich...


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    December 17, 2012 at 10:57 am
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    Christmas with Filmore and Union

    Its definitely Christmas at Filmore and Union! Last night I was very lucky and invited to their launch party for their Christmas menu. I sampled parts of the Christmas menu in canepe form, they were delicious and can’t believe they’re good for you too! Why not try the Christmas menu for yourself? Christmas Menu 2...


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    December 6, 2012 at 12:00 am
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    Riverford founder Guy Watson is named BBC Farmer of the Year

    The founder of the Riverford veg box business has been named Farmer of the Year in the BBC’s Food and Farming Awards. Guy Watson established Riverford 25 years ago which now delivers fresh organic fruit and veg to thousands of customers every week. The business includes Home Farm at Newby Wiske, North Yorkshire, where farmer...


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    December 5, 2012 at 3:35 pm
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    Oh bring us some Figgy Pudding!ice cream – Yummy Yorkshire launches special festive ices

    An award-winning West Yorkshire artisan ice cream producer has rolled out a range of limited edition flavours for the festive season. Huddersfield based Yummy Yorkshire has created five special ice creams laden with favourite festive ingredients such as zesty cranberry, caramelised fig and brandy. The flavours include Figgy Pudding, Cranberry & Apple, Chocolate Orange, Biscotti...


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    December 5, 2012 at 11:59 am
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    deliciouslyorkshire are recruiting…

    *We are recruiting for a Commercial Manager* Are you passionate about local food? Could you be creative, inspirational and a new cog in the DY team helping our membership to grow and providing great value for our members? Would you like to work with some of the most innovative food companies in the UK? *If...


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    December 5, 2012 at 9:53 am
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    Yorkshire Breakfast Stars and Champions

    Yorkshire hotels and bed and breakfasts ““ deliciouslyorkshire needs you! *We want to know who are the local food stars of your breakfast menu ““ we know the Yorkshire hospitality trade champion independent producers and products and we would like you to tell deliciouslyorkshire who they are.* DY are going to create a list of...


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    December 4, 2012 at 9:43 am
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    ILKLEY SHOPPERS IN FOR AN ALE OF A TREAT

    Real ale fans in Ilkley will be among the first to sample two of Ilkley Brewery’s latest brews as the town’s Booths store becomes the first supermarket in the UK to take Mary Christmas and Dinner Ale in bottles. The supermarket, which has been an avid supporter of the spa town brewery since its launch...


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    December 3, 2012 at 12:20 pm
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    Celebrity Turkey Didn’t Vote for Christmas

    Last week the time had come for Swillington Organics flock of free range and organic turkeys, after a happy life roaming on the farm. However one plucky bird decided that she wasn’t ready to become a Christmas Dinner and made a run for it seconds before the end. Jessica the turkey (nicknamed after Jessica Ennis...


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    December 3, 2012 at 11:32 am