The close links between the craft of brewing and baking have been illustrated recently in the BBC series Victorian Bakers; where bakers use the brewers yeast and both use fermented grain to create their products. The links were often so close that they would work in nearby premises and one North Yorkshire village is brining […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Huddersfield’s newest artisan bakery, Farnley Market, has partnered with local artisan charcuterie specialist NewHouse Farm (Holmfirth) Ltd, trading as Greedy Little Pig. The husband and wife duo behind the Bakehouse at Farnley Market, Stephen and Simone Harrison, have formed the collaboration with fellow local husband and wife team Carl and Sarah Slingsby who launched Greedy […]

TWO-WHEELED GINGERBREAD RAISES £400 FOR CANCER CARE! A bespoke biscuit bike, baked in honour of Yorkshire’s Grand Depart, has helped raise hundreds of pounds for terminally ill cancer patients. Lottie Shaw is donating a percentage of all of her limited edition, chocolate-topped gingerbread bike, sold at farm shops during and after the Grand Depart weekend, […]