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Pork, Stilton & Pear Pie – Drake & Macefield, Skipton

Always dangerous when I’m passing a good butchers and I see PIES! popped into Drake & Macefield in Skipton to admire the new display counter!! not really, I could sense pies! and spotted a couple of slightly different pies at … Continue reading

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More Pies – Drake & Macefield this time!

Drake & Macefield Butchers in Skipton & Settle produce my favourite Sausage Roll, they are very popular and always run out when I arrive so tried the pork pie and I spotted one last lonely Steak & Kidney pudding, had … Continue reading

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The Pork Pie Challenge – Part 2

In the interest of research I have decided to willingly face the grueling task of endlessly testing and tasting the best of the best, Great British Pork Pie. UPDATE: Stanforths – Mill Bridge, Skipton These pies are superb and world … Continue reading

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The Pork Pie Challenge – who makes the best pork pies?

In the interest of research I have decided to willingly face the grueling task of endlessly testing and tasting the best of the best, Great British Pork Pie. I will start with the Yorkshire Dales (should be plenty there to … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Punch Bowl Inn, Marton cum Grafton

Tried lunch at Ye Olde Punch Bowl Inn, Marton cum Grafton near Harrogate today.  This is the pub taken over and reinvented by Neil Morrissey and Richard Fox.  The pub doesn’t look much from the front but a lot of work … Continue reading

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Fort William & Ben Nevis

Spent a couple of days in Fort William in the Highlands of Scotland last week, tried a few restaurants and cafes before scaling Ben Nevis, variety and quality of food varied but included some great local produce, fresh seafood, crab & … Continue reading

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