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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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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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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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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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Like Whisky Galore but Cheese!

During the snow a couple of weeks ago a cheese van was shipwrecked crashed in The Dales and adhering to the strict principles of “waste not want not” a small quantity of this cheese has been recycled!  The cheese appears to have … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Life Lunch, Bull at Broughton

Had a terrific lunch courtesy of Yorkshire Life Magazine & Slow Food North Yorkshire at The Bull at Broughton near Skipton with Nigel Haworth & Craig Bancroft.   The great and good were all present, Julian from Fresh Radio, Esther From … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Chorizo Tart

Couldn’t resist trying my own version of Lynn’s Chorizo tart for a simple quick lunch. shortcrust pastry rolled out to size on a baking tray. smoother pastry base with tomato puree sprinkle with Cheddar cheese (from my cave aged truckle) add a … Continue reading

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