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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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Festive tipples – Christmas Drinks made easy with wine expert Olly Smith

What drinks to serve at Christmas is always a challenge.  What goes with Christmas dinner? What’s the best fizz to get everyone in the party mood and is it Sherry, Port or mulled wine with  those delicious mince pies? Celebrity … Continue reading

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Old Wine but maybe too old? Is it any good?

Look what I found in dad’s cellar! an eclectic mix of vintage bottles of wine & champagne some just the single bottle and others several? but maybe these are just too long in the tooth and may not have even been … Continue reading

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Grape Harvest in Yorkshire – English Wine

On Saturday, I spent the day with the sun on my back, picking grapes amongst the vines on a south facing hillside in…. Yorkshire!   I really could have been anywhere in Europe harvesting the Ortega & Solaris grapes, well … Continue reading

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Christmas Lunch – Turkey, Goose or Beef?

What do you eat for Christmas day lunch? Not everyone eats the traditional Christmas turkey on Xmas day, some prefer beef or a goose, what are your traditional family Christmas eating habits?   I read with interest a recent article … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Show – Food

The Great Yorkshire Show is the North’s leading agricultural event and takes place from Tuesday 14 to Thursday 16 July 2009 on the 250-acre Great Yorkshire Showground on the edge of the spa town of Harrogate. Lots of foodie events at … Continue reading

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Angel Inn, Hetton, Yorkshire Dales

The Angel Inn at Hetton near Skipton in the Yorkshire Dales is only a couple of miles from home and therefore does tend to get overlooked when “going out”.   As we had not been for a while, thought we should … Continue reading

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