Staying in may be the new going out for the next few months so it might be time to perfect your cocktail mixing skills!
The espresso martini is the ultimate evening cocktail and this version from the team at Harrogate based Slingsby Gin puts a twist on the classic recipe by using citrus notes to create the Slingsby Marmalade Espresso Martini.
For more recipe inspiration and to buy Slingsby’s range of award-winning spirits online visit their website www.spiritofharrogate.co.uk
Nothing says Autumn quite like a good crumble and this Pear and Dark Chocolate version from the team at Thixendale based Charlie & Ivy is a real crowd pleaser!
Using their Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil, pears and chocolate, this simple but delicious pudding is a perfect weekend treat.
The recipe has been developed as be part of Charlie & Ivy’s Autumn Feast, an opportunity to get creative in your kitchen with a delicious seasonal menu, recipes and inspiration. Details of the feast and how to get hold of the new feasting box can be found online at www.charlieandivys.co.uk/autumn-feast.html
With Autumn on the way, what better way to celebrate the turn in season than a comforting and indulgent risotto.
This recipe from North Yorkshire based Shepherds Purse Cheeses pairs their multi award-winning Harrogate Blue with seasonal mushrooms to create a seriously delicious supper.
For more recipe inspiration visit www.shepherdspurse.co.uk
Pairing pulled pork with apple is a classic combination, but this recipe which includes crispy bacon and Wensleydale Cheese takes it to the next level and is perfect for a quick weekend supper.
For more recipe inspiration from Wensleydale Creamery visit their website www.wensleydale.co.uk
‘Fake-aways’ have become a popular alternative to traditional take-aways over recent months and this Chicken Thighs version from award-winning Soanes Poultry ticks all the boxes!
Pairing their high welfare meat with a delicious spice mix, this dish is packed with flavour and is a tasty alternative to the traditional version served buckets!
Soanes Poultry is available from quality butchers throughout the region. For more information and recipe inspiration visit www.soanespoultry.co.uk
The autumnal turn in the weather makes comfort food a must, so why not give this indulgent grilled toasty a try from the team at Harrogate based farm shop Fodder.
Using locally grown grilled mushrooms with smoked bacon paired with creamy brie cheese, this dish is the perfect salty and smooth food marriage and is perfect for a weekend brunch.
For more information and recipe inspiration visit www.fodder.co.uk
Pairing deliciously spicy vegetable bahajis with locally made, seasonal preserve this recipe from Masham based Rosebud Preserves is a real crowd pleaser.
Using their Apple, Peach & Apricot Chutney, part of their award-winning range, this simple recipe makes 12 bhajis and is perfect as a starter or as a side dish to your favourite curry.
For more recipe inspiration and to buy online visit www.rosebudpreserves.co.uk
The warmer weather calls for fresh summer salads and this seasonal vegetable and halloumi recipe from the team at Thixendale based Charlie & Ivy is ideal.
Pairing their Smoked Chilli Dressing with delicious halloumi and home grown veg, this dish makes a perfect weekend lunch served with crusty bread and a glass of something cold and sparkling in the garden!
For more recipe inspiration and to buy their award-winning range online visit www.charlieandivys.co.uk
What better way to celebrate Yorkshire Day than with a really great pudding and this Great Yorkshire Strawberry Pavlova recipe from the team at Harrogate based Fodder is hard to beat!
Simple to create and bursting with fresh fruit and cream, it really is summer on a plate!
For more seasonal and locally sourced recipe inspiration visit their website www.fodder.co.uk
If baking your own bread has become something of the norm for you then this simple sour dough leaven recipe from the team at the Side Oven Bakery is definitely worth a try.
Once established the starter leaven is very resilient and if fed and nurtured will last for years and can be used as a base for traditional sourdough bread. This recipe uses no yeast but can be used to create a delicious loaf a wonderful crust and a dense chewy dough.
For more recipe inspiration visit www.sideoven.com
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Quick and easy to make, this risotto recipe from the team at North Yorkshire based HECK uses fresh seasonal vegetables to create a deliciously simple and comforting supper.
For more recipe inspiration and to buy their range online visit their website www.heckfood.com
With raspberry season in full swing, take the opportunity to put these delicious berries to good use with this Raspberry and Almond Cake recipe from the team at Jervaulx Abbey Tearooms near Leyburn. Both gluten and dairy-free, this cake was awarded the top honour in the Best Free From Product category at the Deliciouslyorkshire Taste Awards.
The Abbey itself has recently reopened to visitors and this recipe is taken from the tearoom’s own recipe book, In Their Footsteps which celebrates the Burdon family’s 25 years of baking heritage at the historic site.
For more information visit their website www.jervaulxabbey.com