Category Archives: cheese

Small shop wins big award – The Courtyard Dairy

The Courtyard Dairy, which opened last December on the A65 near Settle, has been awarded “Best New Cheese Retailer” at the prestigious annual British Cheese Awards that took place last Friday in Oxfordshire. The awards have been running since 1994 … Continue reading

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Take Three Chefs 2013 #Take3Chefs

Take Three Chefs made a triumphant return to Settle Victoria Hall in May 2013 with some new faces gracing the stage along with our local celebrity chef herself, Stephanie Moon from BBC Great British Menu. First up for his first … Continue reading

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Town End Farm Shop, Airton, Malhamdale

If you fancy popping in to see us at our new retail home then please head for Town End Farm Shop in Airton, happy to serve you in the shop or tearoom. The home of Yorkshire Chorizo, Paganum and Yorkshire … Continue reading

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Blessed are the Cheesemakers – The Courtyard Dairy, Settle

The Courtyard Dairy, specialist cheese refiner and purveyor…. I popped in to The Courtyard Dairy near Settle to meet Andy Swinscoe and Kathy Bull this week and was delighted with the company, the cheese and the knowledge, a fantastic gem … Continue reading

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Malham Show, Yorkshire Dales

Well it’s that crazy week again leading up to Malham Show the highlight of the calendar here in Malhamdale, the house is a buzz with baking, handicrafts, show admin, schedules, entries and on the farm sheep are being washed, trimmed … Continue reading

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Todmorden Pexommier – Creamy Camembert Style Cheese

Creamy Camembert style cheese made entirely from Todmorden Organic Milk I had heard rumours about this cheese but was not sure of the name until a chat with  @GeorgeandJoseph revealed the details, Pexommier from the Pextenement Cheese Company, Todmorden, a … Continue reading

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Grassington Festival 2012 – “Beer, Food & Relish”

Grassington Festival is upon us once again and this years highlights for me include, Billy Ocean, Allan Davies, Hope & Social and a Frank Stone lecture, Frank was actually part of the real Great Escape from Hut 104 in Stalag … Continue reading

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Unexpectedly Yorkshire & Cornucopia at The Corn Exchange

As part of #GoodFoodFriday in Leeds and in conjunction with Cornucopia I experienced some unexpectedly Yorkshire food & convivial company at the Corn Exchange in Leeds. This was truly Yorkshire Fusion Food, Leventhorpe Wine, Shepherds Purse Cheese & Yorkshire Chorizo … Continue reading

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Malmaison, Leeds Loves Food

After the final scorching day of Leeds Loves Food in Millennium Square, I was invited to sample some of Andy Lawson’s (Head Chef of Malmaison, Leeds) dishes as  seen in the Leeds Loves Food food theatre demo earlier in the … Continue reading

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Goats eat van! well part of the van..

Collecting some Yellison Farm Goats Cheese this morning for Yorkshire Nibbles in Grassington the Paganum van was attacked and the “P” of Paganum brutally mutilated! Here are the culprits…

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