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Nadiya Hussain

We chat to Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain

Life couldn’t be sweeter for Nadiya Hussain. The Great British Bake Off winner is the...
The Peppered Pig

A warm welcome awaits at The Peppered Pig

We’re proud to use as much locally sourced food as possible At The Peppered Pig and...
Antonio Carluccio

IN PICTURES: We join Antonio Carluccio as he celebrates his 80th birthday at the opening of his York restaurant

Friday night was big night for the Godfather of Italian cooking as Antonio Carluccio enjoyed...
Mango Ginger Cheesecake

Mango and Ginger Cheesecake

I spotted these lovely honey mangoes at the market and felt absolutely compelled to take...
best gin brands

We get to know some of the best gin brands in the North

Gin has often suffered from bad publicity. Back in the 18th century, the artist William...

Poached Venison in a Red Wine and Rosemary Sauce

Poached Venison in a Red Wine and Rosemary Sauce, with Scented Red Cabbage and Parsnip...

Kale, Squash and Chickpea Tagine

Serves 42 Red onions, cut into wedges 385g Butternut squash sliced 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp cumin seeds 400g can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed 250g Kale 350g pouch...

Hearty Beef and Beetroot Stew

Serves 4400g diced braising steak 3 Beef stock cubes 1 tbsp plain flour 1 tbsp olive oil 2 Onions, sliced 2 Carrots, thickly sliced 1 Cinnamon stick 180g Beetroot cubed 450g Cheddar...

African beef stew

Serves 41 tbsp olive oil 500g British beef sirloin steak, trimmed and cut into 5cm pieces 1 Onion, chopped 1 Clove garlic, crushed 1 Red chilli, finely chopped 350g...

Strawberry Sweetheart

50ml Carthy & Black Original Gin Cream Liqueur 20ml strawberry liqueur 20ml strawberry aperitif or strawberry juiceShake all ingredients with ice and strain into a short...

Rhubarb Fling

35ml Slingsby Rhubarb Gin 15ml Cocchi Rosa 15ml lemon juice 7.5ml simple syrup Top with Fentimans rose lemonade or proseccoCombine all the ingredients in a Collins glass, stir...

Vanilla Valentine

50ml Carthy & Black Lemon Gin Cream Liqueur 20ml white chocolate liqueur 10ml vanilla syrupLace the inside of the glass with caramel sauce. Shake all ingredients...
Bowland Beer Hall

Biggest bar, best of beers | Bowland Beer Hall

Beer lovers who haven’t yet sampled the delights of Bowland Beer Hall - home of...

Navarin of Lamb with Chantenay Carrots and spring vegetables

Serves 4-6 Ingredients • 1 kg diced leg or shoulder of lamb • 450g Chantenay carrots • 250g potatoes...
bolognese

Essential Bolognese batch cooking at 63p per portion

I always try to have some Bolognese in the freezer, divided into portions. It gives...
falafel in pitta pockets

Falafel in Pitta Pockets

This falafel pitta recipe is absolutely delicious and perfect for vegetarians; the falafel works perfectly...

Open Tart of Leeks, Stilton and Chestnuts

Serves 4 Ingredients • 4 Sheets of filo pastry • Olive oil • 25g butter • 3 leeks – diced...
G&Tea

World Gin Day Recipe: Sopwell House’s G&Tea

World Gin Day (Saturday 10 June 2017) is the perfect reason to enjoy a G&T...
Baileys Nog

Baileys’ Nog

A twist on the seasonal favourite that is quick and simple to make. The perfect...
photographing food

How far would you go for the food you love?

You eat with your eyes It goes without saying that presentation can affect how appetising a...
Chris Pearson

Chris Pearson Learns how to Cook Like Heston

Being a keen cook at home I was thrilled to be offered the chance to...
Island Grill 40 mile Cheeseboard

How to create an Instagram-worthy cheeseboard

There’s no doubt about it, Britain is a nation of cheese lovers. A cheeseboard never...
orange, seed and chocolate cookies

Zesty Orange, Seed and Milk Chocolate Biscuits

These tasty biscuits are easy to make and perfect for when your little ones want...
James Martin

United Plates of America – James Martin

With his rich Northern tones and Yorkshire grit and determination it’s no surprise that James...
Beetroot Vanilla Cup Cake with Rose Butter Icing

Beetroot and Vanilla Cupcakes with Rose Butter Icing

Makes 12 cupcakes Ingredients For the cupcakes: 175g caster sugar 175g unsalted butter 3 large eggs, separated 175g self raising flour 175g...
The Black Farmer

The Black Farmer “Sausages of Distinction” and burgers perfect for BBQs

In November 2015 The Black Farmer Premium Pork gluten free sausages were voted joint first...
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Plating up for Christmas… how to make your dinner look as good as it tastes

Christmas traditions can be controversial, and none more so than the main event - dinner....

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Escape to the country: introducing the stunning Harelands Farm

If you’re looking for a gorgeous retreat in Richmond look no further than Harelands Farm. The North Yorkshire luxury holiday home boasts four...

Supersize red noses mysteriously appear across the country

Mysterious, supersize red noses have popped up at iconic locations across the UK. The giant sculptures have been appearing...

Retailer helps divert millions of tonnes of food from going to...

Approved Foods Director, Andy Needham A Yorkshire-based company that sells short-dated groceries online has helped prevent over four...