Author Archives: cwildman

About cwildman

Local Food Evangelist, 5th Generation Butcher based in the Yorkshire Dales, England. Town End Farm Shop, Artisan Butchery & Charcuterie, Home of The Yorkshire Chorizo.

Zedel – the hidden Parisian Brasserie in the heart of London

Zedel – the hidden Parisian Brasserie in the heart of London. Possibly one of my favourite haunts but shhh don’t tell everyone! A hidden grand entrance Brasserie Zédel was once part of The Regent Palace Hotel, Soupe à l’Oignon Steak … Continue reading

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Coffee Styles – Order your barista favourite

Coffee drink names and styles of coffee served around the world:- Espresso – straight coffee, single or double shot served in a small cup. Cappuccino – one third coffee, one third textured milk, one third milk froth Latte – Coffee … Continue reading

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Now in their 14th year, the awards celebrate the very best produce from the Trust’s 1,500 tenant farmers and estates, who between them look after more than 500,000 acres of farmland in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. As well as … Continue reading

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Pancakes & Pancake Day – Shrove Tuesday

It’s Shrove Tuesday or Pancake day, we usually have a big stack, the individual record in our house was 7 !  The question is how do you like them, Sugar & lemon? Golden Syrup and Lemon?  maybe butter & syrup?  … Continue reading

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Sing Yorkshire Gin

Sing Yorkshire Gin from Kettlesing near Harrogate. Sing Gin is the only Yorkshire Gin made from the Grape rather than Grain. Grape Over Grain We craft Sing from the grape rather than the grain. It delivers a fruitiness and a … Continue reading

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Top of the Shop with Tom Kerridge

Coming soon to BBC2, here is a sneak peak of what we have been working on with Tom Kerridge, Nisha Katona & Alison Swan Parente for BBC2….. …….. Filmed on location at Town End Farm Shop, Airton, Malhamdale, Skipton, BD23 … Continue reading

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Leeds Indie Food 2018

Leeds Indie Food returns for 2018 and runs throughout May with lots of great events and offers to choose from. Returning for its third year, the 18-day celebration will play host to nearly 100 innovative events spread over three new … Continue reading

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The Porridge Grand Tour of Scotland

Porridge holidays where porridge pilgrims (tourists) eat porridge for breakfast, lunch and dinner are a thing!  VisitScotland have created the Porridge Grand Tour: ideas for porridge-themed trips in Scotland where oat enthusiasts can indulge their love of porridge and even eat it … Continue reading

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Top of the Shop with Tom Kerridge BBC2

Top of the Shop with Tom Kerridge – BBC2 Last chance to come along and have a look during filming…. A new BBC Food Series is being filmed at Town End Farm Shop in Airton near Malham in the Yorkshire … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival

The Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival will take place from Saturday the 23rd through to Saturday the 30th of September 2017. A celebration of local produce throughout the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Discover some of the best produce the area has … Continue reading

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