Cacciatore Chicken

Main courseServes 4

If it’s too sunny to face a roast dinner this weekend why not give this chicken dish alternative a try.  The classic Italian hunter’s stew using Soanes Chicken reared on the Yorkshire Wolds, is a delicious, no fuss one pan supper, with the olives and fresh basil giving it a summery Mediterranean feel. Soanes chicken is available to buy from independent butchers, farm shops and convenience stores throughout Yorkshire.  

Orange Crème Brûlée with Damson Jam

DessertServes 4

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this decedent orange crème brûlée from award winning Masam based Rosebud Preserves.  Using their Damson Jam this simple, summery dessert is easy to make and has the satisfying crack of caramel on top, making a truly impressive pud! Rosebud’s range of jams and chutneys are available to buy online at www.rosebudpreserves.co.uk and at independent retailers nationwide. Their new season Great Taste Double Gold Winning Gooseberry & Elderflower jam has also just launched and is available now.  

Thai Red Curry

Main courseServes 4

Is there anything better than a really great curry?  This aromatic dish from the team at Soanes ticks all the boxes and is a quick and easy supper dish. Award winning Soanes chicken is available to buy from independent butchers, farm shops and convenience stores throughout Yorkshire.  For more information visit www.soanespoultry.co.uk

HECK Simply Chicken & Herby Roots

Main courseServes 4

This simple one pot dish from the team at Bedale based HECK is perfect for these slightly rainy days of late and perfect for a slow cooked weekend supper.  This version uses their Simply Chicken chipolatas, but would work equally well with other chicken sausages from their range such as Italia or Paprika. For more recipe inspiration and to buy online visit www.heckfood.co.uk

Perfect Prawn Parcel Gems

StarterServes 2

For a lighter lunch on a summers day these prawn parcels from the team at Huddersfield based Shaws are just the ticket. Using their Heritage Spiced Apricot & Ginger Chutney these tasty morsels pack a punch of flavour and are perfect as a starter or served with chilled white wine and crusty bread.

Lemon & Thyme Scones

SnackServes 8

Scones are a classic that never go out of fashion, but why not give these lemon and tyme versions a try this weekend and add a twist to your tea time treats. Made using Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil with Lemon from the family run company in the Yorkshire Wolds, this quirky take on a classic is sure to become a favourite For more information on Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil and to buy online visit www.yorkshirerapeseedoil.co.uk

Wensleydale, Ginger and Apricot Cheesecake

DessertServes 10

Taken from Jervaulx Abbey Tearooms In Their Footsteps recipe book which celebrates 25 years of baking at the iconic North Yorkshire landmark, this simple cheesecake recipe combines another Yorkshire icon, Wensleydale cheese with punchy ginger to make a deliciously decedent dessert. Perfect on its own or with a dash of cream.  For more information on Jervaulx Abbey and their award-winning tearoom visit www.jervaulxabbey.com Serves 10

Yorkshire Asparagus & Summer Vegetable Risotto

Main courseServes 2

With the Yorkshire asparagus season well under way and the milder weather arriving, this summery risotto recipe from the team at Leeds Cookery School is the perfect supper for a warm evening sitting in the garden. For more recipe inspiration and to find out what courses are available visit www.leedscookeryschool.org.uk

Sticky Ginger and Cinnamon Flapjack

DessertServes 12

Bank holidays call for baking and you’ll love this sticky ginger and cinnamon flapjack from North Yorkshire based granola company Perfect Provender. Using dates to help make this a beautifully gooey recipe along with maple and coconut oil to help bind the oats, seeds and apricots together, its perfect to pick at throughout the long weekend. For more perfect provender recipes visit their website www.perfectprovender.com

Summer Cous Cous, Pine Nut and Apricot Stuffing

Main courseServes 4

Think stuffing is just for wintery Sunday lunches – think again! This version from North Yorkshire based Herb Fed Poultry is perfect for the warmer months and is a fresh and exciting alternative that can be eaten hot or cold.  Perfect served with one of their free range birds.  For more information on Herb Fed visit www.herbfedpoultry.co.uk