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.

Yorkshire Gin – Leeds Summer Fruits Gin

Thursday 8th June will see the launch of the Leeds Gin Summer Fruits edition. Containing 10 botanicals (Juniper, Coriander, Almonds, Orris Root to name but a few) it is copper-pot distilled and then infused with fresh strawberries and raspberries before … Continue reading

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World Gin Day & The Flaming Venom

We now appear to have a nominated day for celebrating everything, some are pure PR and others to highlight a great cause, the 10th of June is World Gin Day, not the greatest cause but possibly one to enjoy and … Continue reading

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Food Festival Tents

With summer starting now and a whole raft of Food and Music Festivals approaching every self respecting foodie needs a foodie tent to stand out from the crowd! I spotted these great food themed tents from FieldCandy and couldn’t resist … Continue reading

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The Goat Gap Cafe – Coming Soon to the Dales

The food scene is evolving in the Southern Dales & Craven area, we have exciting new locations, events and startups to try, the first of which is The Goat Gap Cafe. The Goat Gap Cafe is opening soon, on the … Continue reading

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SALVO’S LEEDS ANNOUNCE £250,000 REFURBISHMENT

Salvo’s, Leeds’ longest running family-run restaurant and a personal favourite, has announced a £250,000 refurbishment this month. The investment will refresh the popular Headingley Italian first opened by Salvatore Dammone in 1976. The award-winning eatery now run by Mr Dammone’s … Continue reading

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The perfect Pancake recipe

Originally posted on Yorkshire Dales Food:
The perfect Pancake Recipe … Pancakes are seemingly easy to make but can often turn out a disaster.  Our simple guide will help you make the perfect pancake for Shrove Tuesday aka Pancake Day! …

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Escape to the Country, Malham, North Yorkshire

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MeatLiquor Leeds – Dead Hippie Burger

Would be rude not too…. Whilst in Leeds treated No.2 Son to more Meat, classic Dead Hippie Burger (2x french’s mustard-fried beef patties, dead hippie sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, minced white onions), Wet Fries (Gravy Cheese Fries), deep fried Mac … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Gin

Gin is trendy! and with the explosion of micro distillers throughout the UK the choice and variety has never been so good.  Here is our selection of Yorkshire Gins. Gin is a flavoured spirit using a cocktail of botanicals and … Continue reading

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Foodies Festival Returns to Ripley Castle

Foodies Festival Returns to Ripley Castle with a Lip-Smacking Feast of Culinary Features, Top Chefs and Foodie Fun. • MasterChef winner Ping Coombes and top local chefs cooking live • Focus on Brazilian street food on the Street Food Avenue … Continue reading

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