2014
December
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    East Yorkshire Brewery highly commended at food and farming industry awards

    A Yorkshire Coast brewery has been highly commended at a national industry awards event. Wold Newton based Wold Top Brewery, received a Highly Commended award for its farm diversification enterprise in the Rural Enterprise Award at the 2014 Farm Business Food and Farming Industry Awards. The awards were presented during a ceremony at the Members...


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    December 22, 2014 at 10:46 am
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    Sunstreams onto East Yorkshire farm shop shelves for Christmas

    As the shortest day approaches, tomatoes of the variety “Sunstream’ have been harvested at Selby’s Stockbridge Technology Centre (STC) and will be on sale exclusively in two East Yorkshire farm shops. The juicy red midi plum fruit have come from a new research facility that is testing the potential of energy efficient LED lights to...


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    December 22, 2014 at 10:43 am
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    Artisan Bakehouse proves the knead for a bakery school

    Huddersfield’s newest artisan bakery, Farnley Market, is set to deliver artisan bakery courses aimed at home bakers from January 2015. Due to customer demand since opening in September this year, the baker behind the Bakehouse at Farnley Market, Stephen Harrison will teach budding bread-makers how to bake traditional artisan bread rather than bread machine style...


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    December 22, 2014 at 10:36 am
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    YORKSHIRE PIE MAKER EXTENDS CHRISTMAS OFFER AT BOOTHS

    DONCASTER family-run bakery, The Topping Pie Company, has secured a deal with leading regional food and drink retailer Booths to supply an extended range of festive premium pies across its 30 strong store base. The award-winning Yorkshire pie maker will supply products for the store’s Christmas catalogue, deli counters, own-label and a new boxed range....


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    December 16, 2014 at 2:45 pm
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    York businesswoman creates Christmas Tree for TV show

    Christmas came early for a Yorkshire artisan producer after she made her TV earlier this month. Sarah Puckett, owner of multi-award winning York business, Puckett’s Pickles, featured on the Channel 4 programme, Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas on Tuesday 9th December, after she reached the final of a Christmas tree decorating competition. Heworth based Sarah has made...


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    December 15, 2014 at 2:33 pm
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    Hallmark and The Prince’s Trust present ‘A Little Taste of Yorkshire’ cookbook

    Hallmark and The Prince’s Trust present ‘A Little Taste of Yorkshire’ cookbook A Little Taste of Yorkshire is a cookbook containing recipes, hints and tips that have been collected from independent eateries, shops and producers from across Yorkshire. The book contains an eclectic mix of over 45 delicious recipes provided by local restaurants, cafes, delis,...


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    December 15, 2014 at 2:32 pm
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    Hallmark and The Prince’s Trust present ‘A Little Taste of Yorkshire’ cookbook

    Hallmark and The Prince’s Trust present ‘A Little Taste of Yorkshire’ cookbook A Little Taste of Yorkshire is a cookbook containing recipes, hints and tips that have been collected from independent eateries, shops and producers from across Yorkshire. The book contains an eclectic mix of over 45 delicious recipes provided by local restaurants, cafes, delis,...


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    December 15, 2014 at 2:32 pm
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    Local farm shop drives national charity initiative

    A Hornsea farm shop, butchery and café has been given the honour of creating a bespoke hamper to raise proceeds for local causes through Rotary Groups nationwide. William’s Farm Kitchen, the award winning business that has supported The Rotary Club of Hornsea and East Riding since opening in 2011, is selling the special hamper through...


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    December 15, 2014 at 2:21 pm
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    Yorkshire microbrewery launches special Christmas gift pack

    A Yorkshire Coast brewery has created a special Christmas gift box for beer lovers. Wold Newton based Wold Top Brewery has launched a selection of its award winning beers in a Christmas Gift Pack of six bottles that is proving to be a fitting souvenir for the people who followed Yorkshire’s ‘Grand Depart’ of the...


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    December 15, 2014 at 2:18 pm
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    We’re going to need considerably stickier buns! Calendar Girls support Ripon woman in charity bake-off appeal

    Elizabeth Harper, Licenced Specialist at Ripon Booths, has developed a sticky toffee bun recipe which hit the shelves of Booths stores this week with 10% of the proceeds being donated to blood cancer charity Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research. Elizabeth’s sticky toffee buns were crowned winner of the Great Booths Bake Off, a companywide competition for...


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    December 15, 2014 at 2:14 pm
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    We’re going to need considerably stickier buns! Calendar Girls support Ripon woman in charity bake-off appeal

    Elizabeth Harper, Licenced Specialist at Ripon Booths, has developed a sticky toffee bun recipe which hit the shelves of Booths stores this week with 10% of the proceeds being donated to blood cancer charity Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research. Elizabeth’s sticky toffee buns were crowned winner of the Great Booths Bake Off, a companywide competition for...


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    December 15, 2014 at 2:14 pm
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    We’re going to need considerably stickier buns! Calendar Girls support Ripon woman in charity bake-off appeal

    Elizabeth Harper, Licenced Specialist at Ripon Booths, has developed a sticky toffee bun recipe which hit the shelves of Booths stores this week with 10% of the proceeds being donated to blood cancer charity Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research. Elizabeth’s sticky toffee buns were crowned winner of the Great Booths Bake Off, a companywide competition for...


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    December 15, 2014 at 2:14 pm
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    Food & Wine Week a deliciously successful celebration!

    Last week, The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa last week welcomed some of the UK’s most acclaimed chefs for a week of exciting cooking events. The hugely successful annual Food & Wine Week got underway on Monday the 1st of December and included a week of lunches, dinners and other entertainment to celebrate all things...


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    December 9, 2014 at 10:49 am
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    Brewery’s countdown to Christmas with new gifts

    Specially-created Christmas gifts for beer enthusiasts are now on sale from a Yorkshire Coast microbrewery. Shepherd’s Watch, produced by Wold Newton-based Wold Top Brewery, will be available in a special edition 750ml bottle, along with a branded hat and t-shirt to get everyone into the Christmas spirit. The award-winning brewery’s winter ale, made from roasted...


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    December 9, 2014 at 10:46 am
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    Yorkshire Crisps Offer Four Gluten-Free Options!

    The Yorkshire Crisp Company offers four gluten-free options in its range of delectable, gourmet crisps. Nowt On, Natural Sea Salt, Roast Lamb & Mint, and Sweet-Cured Ham & Pickle are all suitable for coeliacs. Said Tim Wheatley, of Yorkshire Crisps: “When developing our range of crisps, we wanted to make them appealing as possible to...


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    December 9, 2014 at 10:44 am
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    HAMPER YOURSELF A MERRY CHRISTMAS: GOURMET TRAIL COMPANY TEAMS UP WITH BBC RADIO FOR ULTIMATE FOOD TOUR

    Gourmand-on-the-go Sue Nelson, founder of Yorkshire Food Finder, has been tasked with creating a ‘Virtual Christmas Hamper’ for BBC Radio York as it uncovers the best bites in the county this festive season. Sue will join presenters Adam Tomlinson and Anna Wallace as they take a tasty tour of her top ten North Yorkshire food...


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    December 5, 2014 at 11:15 am
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    DAMSONS IN DISTRESS! YORKSHIRE DRINKS COMPANY CAMPAIGNS TO SAVE FORGOTTEN BRITISH FRUIT

    Artisan liqueur maker Raisthorpe Manor is launching a campaign to revive Britain’s shrinking damson crop, urging people to plant more of the forgotten fruit in an effort to save the “damsons in distress.” The Yorkshire Wolds business ““ home to the UK’s first Damson Port ““ launched the ‘Damsons are Forever’ project this week, planting...


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    December 4, 2014 at 2:36 pm
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    DONCASTER PIE MAKER SAILS INTO CRUISE SHIPS

    DONCASTER, South Yorkshire family-run bakery, The Topping Pie Company, has sailed into the cruise liner market thanks to a partnership to supply its gourmet pies through Cavendish Ships Stores Ltd, the UK’s premier ships stores suppliers. Passengers and crew on world leading cruise ships will now be able to tuck into top quality traditional hot...


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    December 4, 2014 at 11:27 am
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    WE THREE KINGS

    A sumptuous smoked salmon starter is as much part of the Christmas meal as figgy pudding and sagey stuffing, but this year, take this king of fresh water fish to a new luxurious level with Staal Smokehouse’s ‘three kings’ of smoked salmon. Only sourced from fully accredited and sustainable farms on the west coast of...


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    December 3, 2014 at 2:21 pm
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    Prashad Christmas Menu

    *Prashad Christmas Menu* £25/head Popadoms & Pickles Starter Pattra: Marinated Chard parcels Paneer Pakora: Paneer with spinach infused batter Pethis: spice infused fresh coconut pate Hara Bara Kebab with artichokes: Sharing Special Chaat Mains Palak Paneer: Cottage cheese with spinach stew Aloo Gobi: Florets with baby potatoes Winter squash & channa dhal: Accompaniments Rotli ““...


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    December 1, 2014 at 11:44 am