Charlie & Ivy’s Homemade Granola

DessertServes 4

With the festive indulgences left in December it’s time for an altogether more wholesome – but no less delicious – start to the New Year. Why not give this tasty granola recipe a try from the team at Thixendale based Charlie and Ivy.  Using their Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil, grown high up in the Yorkshire Wolds and pressed on the family farm, this simple dish is perfect for a quick breakfast or even better, a late night snack!  

Simply Squash

Main courseServes 4

  The turkey has been eaten and the chocolates have been demolished, so it may be time to think of healthier options for the month ahead!   This simple vegetarian recipe from the team at East Yorkshire based Bannisters Yorkshire Family Farm uses their frozen baked jacket potatoes to create a healthy but hearty winter supper.   Bannisters range is available in supermarkets throughout the country. For more information and recipe inspiration visit their website    

Soanes Simple Roast Christmas Cockerel

Main courseServes 8-12

If you’re looking for an alternative to traditional turkey why not try a Christmas Cockerill from the team at award-winning East Yorkshire based Soanes Poultry. Reared on Yorkshire farms just for the Christmas market, they make a delicious alternative to turkey and are available to order now from independent butchers and farm shops across the county. For more information visit      

Wold Top Beef in Beer

Main courseServes 4

For a perfect winter warmer, this Beef in Beer stew from the team at Wold Top Brewery is hard to beat. Using their Headland Red, a Mellor family favourite, this simple but delicious supper is perfect served with crusty bread and seasonal vegetables.

Pear and White Chocolate Risotto with Rosebud Lemon Marmalade with Ginger

DrinkServes 4

This sticky and decedent pudding is a perfect winter warmer and a quirky take on a traditional dessert. Using delicious Lemon Marmalade with Ginger from iconic Yorkshire preserve company Rosebud Preserves, this along with their full range of sweet and savoury award winning products are available at independent retailers or online at

Cranberry Chocolate Pots

DessertServes 4-6

While it may still be too early for the tree, it’s never too early to introduce a little festive flavour into your weekend baking! This Cranberry Chocolate Pot recipe from the team at Huddersfield based Shaws is the perfect way to ease yourself into the festive fare using their Cranberry & Cherry sauce with Port preserve this simple pudding can be prepared ahead of time for a dinner party and includes a  rich chocolate cheesecake balanced with tart cranberries and a delicious ginger biscuit crumb. Available throughout Yorkshire’s at independent retailers.  For more information visit  

Tomato and Lentil Soup

StarterServes 4

Stave off the November chill with this simple soup recipe from the team at Thixendale based Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil. Using their Rapeseed Oil with Mixed Herbs, this quick and healthy recipe is perfect for weekend lunch along their crunchy herb toast by the fire.  

Mushroom pasta recipe with creamy pappardelle

Main courseServes 2

Celebrate the season of cosy comfort food with this tasty pasta recipe from the team at Harrogate based Fodder. This quick and easy dish is the perfect mid-week dinner and all the ingredients can be locally sourced from Fodder’s farm shop itself. For more information and more delicious recipes visit  

Cheese and Salad Cress Muffins

DessertServes 6

For a healthy but filling weekend brunch, why not give these Cheese and Salad Cress Muffins from the team at Gomersal based WS Bentley a try. Specialist growers of salad cress and micro greens, this recipe combines fluffy cheese muffins with the peppery kick of salad cress to get your morning off to a great start.

Jervaulx Abbey’s Fruity Tea bread

DessertServes 8

Following on from the launch of their new cookery book In Their Footsteps: Celebrating 25 years of baking at Jervaulx Abbey, why not give this classic Tea Bread recipe from the family run business a try. As versatile as it is easy to make, this fruity treat can be adapted in many ways and is perfect smothered with butter or with a chunk of Wensleydale cheese! In Their Footsteps: Celebrating 25 years of baking at Jervaulx Abbey is available to buy now from the tea room or at