2013
May
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    DY announce awards competition winner!

    Huge congratulations to Joanne Smallwood Hammill whose name was picked out of the DY hat this morning as the lucky winner of our awards launch competition. Joanne has bagged a fantastic Yorkshire foodie prize including goodies from Yorkshire Tea, Wensleydale Creamery, The Chilli Jam man, Pucketts Pickles, Hider Foods, Shepherds Purse, Womersley Fruit Vinegars, Curry...


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    May 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
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    Yorkshire ice cream company revives French 1960s charcuterie van as retro ice cream trailer

    An artisan Yorkshire ice cream maker has invested over £20,000 into refurbishing a French charcuterie van from the 1960s as a mobile ice cream trailer. Yummy Yorkshire Ice Cream, based on the outskirts of Huddersfield, worked with Evo Composites who specialise in the build of ice cream vans and vehicle conversion to authentically renovate the...


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    May 29, 2013 at 4:20 pm
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    A feast is coming to town: Halifax Food and Drink Festival 2013

    Attention all foodies: Halifax is limbering up to host its sixth hugely popular Food and Drink Festival this June. The town centre will be abuzz with live chef demos, cookery workshops and over 70 stalls ““ on Saturday June 22 (10am”“5pm), and Sunday June 23 (10am”“4pm). Admission is free. Halifax town centre is set to...


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    May 29, 2013 at 4:16 pm
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    SHEPHERDS PURSE SCOOPS GOOD HOUSEKEEPING FOOD AWARD

    Artisan, family cheese makers, Shepherds Purse of Thirsk, North Yorkshire, has scooped a coveted Good Housekeeping Food Award at a star-studded evening in Lancaster Gate, London, jointly winning in the best small cheese producer category alongside Belton Cheese of Shropshire. It’s Buffalo Blue cheese, made with water buffalo milk, was voted the best along with...


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    May 28, 2013 at 9:42 am
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    ILKLEY BREWS ‘THE GOOD STUFF’ FOR BLOGGER BOOK LAUNCH

    To celebrate the launch of his first book, Great Yorkshire Beer, beer blogger, Leigh Linley, has teamed up with Ilkley Brewery to create a bespoke brew that will be revealed at his book launch on Thursday 30 May at The York Tap, York. The Good Stuff, named after Leigh’s renowned blog, is a 5% Witbier...


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    May 24, 2013 at 3:21 pm
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    YORKSHIRE BAKERY LAUNCHES NEW INDIVIDUAL TARTS RANGE

    Award winning Yorkshire bakers and patissiers, Just Desserts, has developed a new range of individual tarts designed to appeal to the deli/farm shop sector, as well as coffee shops and the restaurant/bistro market. The downsized dessert range will be launched at this year’s Speciality Food Show, Harrogate, June 23-24. The company will also unveil a...


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    May 23, 2013 at 2:11 pm
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    TOP YORKSHIRE CHEF TRANSFORMS WELL-KNOWN HEPWORTH VENUE INTO A UNIQUE DINING CONCEPT

    Award-winning chef Tim Bilton is opening the doors to his new venture this week ““ The Spiced Pear, Hepworth, and has transformed this landmark destination into an exceptional dining venue that comes complete with a restaurant, cocktail bar and vintage tearoom. The Spiced Pear, Hepworth, on Sheffield Road has had a radical makeover to create...


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    May 22, 2013 at 8:11 pm
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    Drewton’s receive Highly Commended at the 2013 Visit England Awards

    Congratulations to Drewton’s at South Cave in East Yorkshire for picking up Highly Commended in the “Taste of England category” at Monday night’s Visit England Awards. Helen and Katie from Drewton’s are pictured collecting their accolade from Lady Cobham. A traditional farm shop with a classy twist! Drewton’s is set in 1,200 acres of tranquil...


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    May 22, 2013 at 5:17 pm
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    Deliciouslyorkshire’s starring role!

    We’ve had some great coverage of our awards launch in the press so far… what better start to the 2013 awards! Check out the fantastic video of our awards launch on the “Yorkshire Post website”:http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/around-yorkshire/local-stories/video-blowing-the-doors-off-a-yorkshire-feast-1-5692100


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    May 22, 2013 at 1:27 pm
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    NGS (National Garden Scheme) charity garden opening coincides with brewery open day

    The popular ‘Yellow Book’ garden, Hunmanby Grange is opening for charity again this year on 1st and 2nd of June. The opening of the East Yorkshire garden coincides with the annual open day for the garden where award winning micro-brewery Wold Top Brewery is situated. For just £3.50 visitors will be able to tour the...


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    May 22, 2013 at 9:27 am
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    Two Yorkshire based chocolatiers fly the flag at Foodies Festivals nationwide

    Foodies Festivals have teamed up with two of Yorkshire’s top chocolatiers whose mission it is to take chocolate making and pairing with wine to the nation. Yorkshire based chocolatiers Fiona Sciolti of Sciolti Botanical Chocolates & David Greenwood-Haigh of Coeur De Xocolat are currently in the middle of a national tour wowing crowds by demonstrating...


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    May 22, 2013 at 8:28 am
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    AMERICAN ORDER MARKS BREWERY’S FIRST EXPORT DEAL

    Ilkley Brewery has landed its first export deal which will see 14,000 bottles of Mary Jane IPA, Lotus IPA and The Chief arrive in the southern states of America in the next few days. The deal was struck following two separate trade missions to the States: the first with the help of UKTI’s Passport to...


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    May 21, 2013 at 10:42 am
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    DONCASTER COLLEGE SPICES UP SPECIALITY EVENING WITH CURRY CLUB

    Doncaster College is set to spice up its speciality evenings with the introduction of a new Curry Club on 5 June. The event, staged at the College’s own Waterfront Restaurant, will bring a taste of regional India to the town and is hosted by Prett Tejura, founder of award-winning Yorkshire food and cookery company, Curry...


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    May 20, 2013 at 1:58 pm
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    Celebratory ale marks brewery milestone

    An East Yorkshire microbrewery is celebrating its tenth anniversary with the launch of a limited edition beer. Fittingly called Tenner, Wold Top Brewery’s anniversary ale is a pale, straw coloured bitter with floral, citrus and lightly spiced notes that is brewed using home and Wolds grown barley and water from the farm’s borehole. Available exclusively...


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    May 20, 2013 at 8:53 am
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    SPRING PICNIC FOOD ““ STAAL STYLE!

    “Don’t hide your smoked salmon in a sandwich!” says the owner of East Yorkshire’s Staal Smokehouse, as he gives his tasty recipe tips on making smoked food the star of your spring picnic. “People often don’t look beyond cold platters or sandwiches when they use smoked meat and fish, but this kind of food has...


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    May 16, 2013 at 1:54 pm
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    SPRING PICNIC FOOD ““ STAAL STYLE!

    “Don’t hide your smoked salmon in a sandwich!” says the owner of East Yorkshire’s Staal Smokehouse, as he gives his tasty recipe tips on making smoked food the star of your spring picnic. “People often don’t look beyond cold platters or sandwiches when they use smoked meat and fish, but this kind of food has...


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    May 16, 2013 at 1:54 pm
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    OUTSTANDING! YORK PUBLICANS CROWNED LICENSEES OF THE YEAR IN UK’S TOUGHEST NATIONAL PUB COMPETITION

    The landlords of a Colton pub are raising a pint after scooping the title of Licensee of the Year today in the prestigious British Institute of Innkeeping Awards ““ the only pub in Yorkshire to achieve the title for over 10 years. Ye Old Sun Inn licensees Kelly and Ashley McCarthy ““ who have gained...


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    May 15, 2013 at 8:20 am
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    OUTSTANDING! YORK PUBLICANS CROWNED LICENSEES OF THE YEAR IN UK’S TOUGHEST NATIONAL PUB COMPETITION

    The landlords of a Colton pub are raising a pint after scooping the title of Licensee of the Year today in the prestigious British Institute of Innkeeping Awards ““ the only pub in Yorkshire to achieve the title for over 10 years. Ye Old Sun Inn licensees Kelly and Ashley McCarthy ““ who have gained...


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    May 15, 2013 at 8:20 am
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    Wold Top Brewery’s nature inspired beer for Chelsea Flower Show

    Yorkshire coast microbrewery Wold Top Brewery is preparing for its sponsorship of a Chelsea Flower Show garden next week (21-25 May) by brewing a nature inspired beer. ‘As Nature Intended’ ale is named after the show garden that is being created by award winning Yorkshire garden designer, Jamie Dunstan for Stockton Drilling. ‘As Nature Intended’...


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    May 13, 2013 at 2:35 pm
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    25 Years In Service For The Queen Of Cheese

    *Start* Cryer & Stott Cheesemongers are a family run business established in 1960. Starting from humble beginnings on a 2 metre market stall in Wakefield. In May 2013 Debbie Grindrod is celebrating 25 years of service working for Cryer & Stott Cheesemongers & Fine Food Merchants. Debbie started her Cryer & Stott career working part...


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    May 13, 2013 at 11:49 am