Category Archives: Competitions

Chutney Festival – Tempest Arms

The 4th Annual Chutney Festival at The Tempest Arms Country Inn, Elslack, Skipton Saturday 15th October 2011 from 10.30am All those pent up Ambitions and Spicy thoughts are being ‘cooked-up’ to produce the best ever chutneys this year – and … Continue reading

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BBQ Competition Time

Well I’m a bit barbecued out today, spent the day at Nigel Haworth’s Fantastic Food Show at Ewood Park, Blackburn in the inaugural BBQ Competition, great fun and our dishes came out OK for a first attempt.  then it was home … Continue reading

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Stephanie Moon’s Great British Menu at Rudding Park

On Wednesday last, I was invited to Rudding Park, Harrogate to watch the Great British Menu featuring our own Stephanie Moon in the hotels luxurious  mini cinema and then Stephanie’s own Great British Menu was served in the Board room upstairs at … Continue reading

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Great British Menu – North East

The BBC Great British Menu is back and starts with a great collection of Local Northern chefs, Andrew Pern from the Star Inn at Harome, Stephanie Moon from Rudding Park, Harrogate and Tim Bilton from The Butchers Arms, Hepworth and … Continue reading

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Maisie’s Malhamdale Menu

Kirkby Malham School children were invited to compose the perfect Kids Menu for The Lister Arms in Malham and here is the winning entry as enjoyed by the whole school on Friday. Maisie Allen was the winner of the competition … Continue reading

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Mutton Renaissance – What is mutton?

What is Mutton? Sheep farming experts generally agree that mutton refers to meat from sheep that are over two years old.  Traditionalists argue that mutton is always the meat from a wether (a wether is a castrated male sheep; it … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Festival, Malham

The 2nd Annual Pumpkin Festival was held on Sunday the 31st October at The Lister Arms, Malham and now with a fantastic trophy at stake I knew I would have to deliver something special.    After the Giant pumpkin stunt with … Continue reading

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Tell us your Story

I was passed the info about the “Tell us your Story” campaign by a friend and acquaintance and initially thought “what can I write about this? how relevant is this to me?” but on reflection good deeds and community spirit … Continue reading

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Chorizo Recipes – Yorkshire Chorizo

What is the perfect recipe using our Yorkshire Chorizo?  Now we have Yorkshire Chorizo what would be the perfect recipe to use it? Possibly not a very original use for Yorkshire Chorizo but it was fantastic! Using the Chorizo as … Continue reading

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