2013
June
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    Join Market Town Taverns’ quest to find the Best Yorkshire Pint!

    Born out of the passion for beer and the pride they have for Yorkshire’s great brewing heritage, this summer Knaresborough based pub group Market Town Taverns launch their inaugural ‘ MTT Yorkshire Beer Awards’. Over 100 Yorkshire based breweries were invited to submit their beers for blind tasted judging undertaken by a panel of beer...


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    June 28, 2013 at 2:40 pm
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    US Journalist teams up with Yummy Yorkshire & Black Garlic to create innovative new ice cream

    Artisan ice cream maker Yummy Yorkshire, which is known for its inventive flavours, has created an unusual new ice cream containing Black Garlic® and Dark Chocolate. The flavour was born following a recent visit to Yummy Yorkshire’s farm in Huddersfield by award-winning US journalist Karen Schaler, who filmed a culinary tour of the region for...


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    June 27, 2013 at 4:32 pm
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    ILKLEY ALE QUENCHES CAPITAL’S CRAFT BEER THIRST

    One of Yorkshire’s fastest growing microbreweries, Ilkley Brewery, is taking London by storm following a high jinx win at the inaugural Craft Beer Battle earlier this month and two listings at Jamie Oliver’s barbecue steakhouse, Barbecoa. The award winning real ale aficionados from the spa town of Ilkley have been racking up kudos in the...


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    June 27, 2013 at 12:50 pm
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    ILKLEY ALE QUENCHES CAPITAL’S CRAFT BEER THIRST

    One of Yorkshire’s fastest growing microbreweries, Ilkley Brewery, is taking London by storm following a high jinx win at the inaugural Craft Beer Battle earlier this month and two listings at Jamie Oliver’s barbecue steakhouse, Barbecoa. The award winning real ale aficionados from the spa town of Ilkley have been racking up kudos in the...


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    June 27, 2013 at 12:50 pm
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    ILKLEY ALE QUENCHES CAPITAL’S CRAFT BEER THIRST

    One of Yorkshire’s fastest growing microbreweries, Ilkley Brewery, is taking London by storm following a high jinx win at the inaugural Craft Beer Battle earlier this month and two listings at Jamie Oliver’s barbecue steakhouse, Barbecoa. The award winning real ale aficionados from the spa town of Ilkley have been racking up kudos in the...


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    June 27, 2013 at 12:50 pm
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    ILKLEY ALE QUENCHES CAPITAL’S CRAFT BEER THIRST

    One of Yorkshire’s fastest growing microbreweries, Ilkley Brewery, is taking London by storm following a high jinx win at the inaugural Craft Beer Battle earlier this month and two listings at Jamie Oliver’s barbecue steakhouse, Barbecoa. The award winning real ale aficionados from the spa town of Ilkley have been racking up kudos in the...


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    June 27, 2013 at 12:50 pm
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    YORKSHIRE BAKERY CREATES CHILLI HIT DESSERTS AT WORLD CURRY FESTIVAL DINNER

    The World Curry Festival, City Park, Bradford, culminated in a black tie finale dinner at the Corniche Restaurant, Victoria Hotel, where guests enjoyed a menu designed by internationally acclaimed Indian chef, Hemant Oberoi, finished off with chilli chocolate tortes and mango mousse specially created and supplied by local bakers and patissiers, Just Desserts of Shipley....


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    June 27, 2013 at 10:26 am
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    TAKEAWAY WITH A TWIST WOWS JUDGES AT BIG HALIFAX BAKE OFF!

    A takeaway treat of fish and chips, pizza and curry was served up to crowds at the Halifax Food and Drink Festival at the weekend ““ made entirely from cake! Judges at the Festival’s ‘Big Halifax Bake Off’ were treated to sweet instead of savoury fast food on Sunday June 23 when cake-maker Rachel Rosier...


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    June 25, 2013 at 2:39 pm
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    War of the Roses Dinner 27th June will see two rival restaurants from Lancashire and Yorkshire Go Head to Head

    On the 27th June 2013 The Freemasons of Wiswell and The Spiced Pear of Hepworth are hosting the inaugural “War of the Roses” dinner. Steve Smith of Freemason’s Wiswell and Tim Bilton of The Spiced Pear Hepworth and their respective teams have come up with the idea of hosting an evening of fun, entertainment and...


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    June 19, 2013 at 2:51 pm
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    Westminster’s MPs Quench Thirst on Local Brewery Beer

    Local brewery Great Newsome has been given the opportunity to offer its flagship beer in the in the Houses of Parliament. MPs and visitors to the House of Commons have been given the chance to sample some of East Yorkshire’s finest as Great Newsome Brewery’s award winning beer ‘Sleck Dust’ has been given a position...


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    June 19, 2013 at 11:56 am
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    Westminster’s MPs Quench Thirst on Local Brewery Beer

    Local brewery Great Newsome has been given the opportunity to offer its flagship beer in the in the Houses of Parliament. MPs and visitors to the House of Commons have been given the chance to sample some of East Yorkshire’s finest as Great Newsome Brewery’s award winning beer ‘Sleck Dust’ has been given a position...


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    June 19, 2013 at 11:56 am
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    Westminster’s MPs Quench Thirst on Local Brewery Beer

    Local brewery Great Newsome has been given the opportunity to offer its flagship beer in the in the Houses of Parliament. MPs and visitors to the House of Commons have been given the chance to sample some of East Yorkshire’s finest as Great Newsome Brewery’s award winning beer ‘Sleck Dust’ has been given a position...


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    June 19, 2013 at 11:56 am
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    Are your kids heading off to uni? Prepare them to fend for themselves with our five-day Cooking Bootcamp

    Weʼve all heard (or experienced) the horror stories about university eating habits ““ from living off baked beans or frozen pizzas to blowing student loans on takeaways. Leaving home without knowing how to cook can be seriously unhealthy and very bad for the bank balance! So why not treat your son or daughter to our...


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    June 19, 2013 at 8:43 am
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    YORKSHIRE CHEESE MAKERS SHEPHERDS PURSE SET TO RELAUNCH BLUE MONDAY FOR ALEX JAMES

    Musician, writer and cheese maker, Alex James, has selected Shepherds Purse to produce his Blue Monday cheese under trademark. North Yorkshire based Shepherds Purse was chosen for its award winning artisan cheese making skills and innovative speciality for making top notch blue cheese at its family farm in Thirsk. Blue Monday, traditionally handmade with 100...


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    June 18, 2013 at 3:54 pm
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    Live Cooking Demos at Ilkley Station by Award winning Michelin Trained Indian Chef

    THE 1875 Restaurant in Menston is celebrating the launch of its new A la Carte menu put together by Head Chef – Vivek Singh Kashiwale, by showcasing what the menu has to offer with a ‘Live Cooking’ demonstration at Ilkley Train Station. Commuters in Ilkley will also be given samples and special offers, aswell as...


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    June 18, 2013 at 1:05 pm
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    CASK ALE DEMANDS PROMPT BREWERY GROWTH

    In response to ever-growing demand for its award-winning cask ales, Ilkley Brewery has invested in a new cask filling machine and will soon be increasing its brewing capacity by an additional 33 per cent to 160 brewers’ barrels or 46,000 pints a week. Later this summer, the brewery will also acquire a new 40 barrel...


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    June 18, 2013 at 11:52 am
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    Dinner with a Demo!

    Enjoy dinner with a live cooking demonstration at the restaurant@SJT this July. Head Chef Dan Hargreaves will show you how to prepare three stunning dishes on Tuesday 2 July at 7.30pm on the first floor of the Stephen Joseph Theatre. This special evening has been arranged to coincide with the opening of John Godbers’ world...


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    June 17, 2013 at 8:55 am
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    Businesses collaborate to host an artisanal beer and cheese pairing evening

    Three award winning Yorkshire businesses are collaborating to host a beer and cheese pairing evening. On 27th June, the Yorkshire Wolds Cookery School at Southburn, near Driffield will host a unique gastro event and sampling evening with its first Artisanal Beer and Cheese Pairing. The Cookery School’s resident chef Ali Bilton has created an imaginative...


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    June 13, 2013 at 4:30 pm
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    Micro Brewery launches Hello Velo for Le Grand Départ

    As excitement rises in anticipation of Yorkshire hosting ‘Le Grand Départ’ for the Tour de France in 2014, an East Yorkshire micro-brewery Wold Top Brewery has launched a Tour inspired beer for the millions of cyclists and cycling fans in the UK. Dubbed the ‘Yellow Jersey’ of cycling beers by staff at the Wold Newton...


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    June 13, 2013 at 9:17 am
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    Brewery’s Blonde Beer wins War of the Roses competition

    An East Yorkshire microbrewery is celebrating its success in a War of the Roses themed beer competition. Wold Newton based Wold Top Brewery’s blonde beer Wold Gold beat stiff competition from Lancashire beer Bad to the Bone and Hurricane from Haworth Steam Brewery to win the accolade of Best Beer at the Wilsden Beer Festival...


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    June 11, 2013 at 3:17 pm