Category Archives: Recipes

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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Yorkshire Forced Rhubarb & Ginger Cheesecake Recipe

Yorkshire Rhubarb & Ginger Cheesecake Ingredients: 1.5kg rhubarb – trimmed 175g caster sugar 300g ginger biscuits 115g unsalted butter – melted 450g full-fat croudi cream cheese 2 lemons – zest only 300ml pint soured cream 6 free-range eggs – separated … Continue reading

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The Humble Scone

Everyone loves the humble scone, baked fresh a delight to eat with real butter and jam or for added decadence served with a dollop of cream….  BTW pronounced SCONE as in GONE around here~! Yorkshire Scone from Town End Farm … Continue reading

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Paul Hollywood Pies & Puds BBC

Paul Hollywood, Judge on Great British Bake Off has a new TV series coming to your small screens soon on the BBC.  The series is called Paul Hollywood’s Pies & Puds and starts on November the 4th at 3.45pm, BBC1 … 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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Fillets of Whitby Red Mullet with a Yorkshire Chorizo and tomato salad, basil oil

Had a great laugh with some fab foodie friends at the Whitby War Weekend, brilliant fish from Rob Green of Green’s of Whitby, coffee & delicious cake from Cathy at VWLulabelles and a tasty beef stew from The Hungry Bassett…. … Continue reading

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Clandestine Cake Club, Skipton & Yorkshire Dales – My First Cake

The inaugural meeting of the Skipton & Yorkshire Dales Clandestine Cake Club and my first attempt at baking a proper cake!  Whilst I can cook and even bake a bit of flapjack I have never attempted an actual proper cake! so for … Continue reading

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Smoked Mackerel, Yorkshire Chorizo & New Potato Salad

Ingredients 120g piece Yorkshire Chorizo, roughly chopped 2 small red onions, chopped 900g new potatoes, cut into small cubes & boiled 250g cherry tomatoes, halved 2 large peppered smoked mackerel fillets, skinned handful of fresh parsley leaves, chopped Method Heat … Continue reading

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Mojito recipes

Along with my love of Havana Club Rum of which I have mused on before here Havana Club Rum & Havana Cultura I do love a cool, refreshing, rum based cocktail….  so it’s Mojito time!  The Classic Mojito and from the … Continue reading

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Homemade Pimm’s

I never really thought about Pimm’s being basically a cocktail bottled for your convenience but of course that is exactly what it is, so how about making your own? Here is a recipe supplied by The Lucky Pig cocktail bar … Continue reading

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