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Beard Meats Food

Beard Meats Food meets Northern Life

Think you’ve got a big appetite? Can you smash a large Domino’s pizza, demolish a...
Brian Turner

Brian Turner, still Yorkshire at heart

Despite having been based down south for five decades, Halifax-born celebrity chef Brian Turner is...

We’ve found the best butchers the north has to offer

There’s nothing better than heading to your local butcher and picking up delicious, fresh, locally...
Community Shop

The rise of the community shop

There’s a reasonable chance that if you live in a rural or semirural area, you’re...
fruit scones

Michelin Star Fruit Scones Recipe

Head Chef Steve Smith at Michelin Starred Bohemia Bar & Restaurant shares this delicious fruit...
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...

Baked Chicken Rice

This dish takes inspiration from combining leftover fried or roasted chicken with a spaghetti sauce base and layering it with rice to make a complete meal.
Best non alcoholic drinks

Here’s our selection of some of the best non alcoholic drinks available

Dhal Makhani

Three Easy Curry Recipes

With these easy curry recipes you've got no need to call a takeaway. So put...
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When do you have your first cup of coffee? On average Brits first brew up at 9:01

The average Brit will guzzle down 676 cups of coffee a year, a study has...
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How to Lose Weight Well

Make weight loss easy, fast, healthy and wise with the brand new book from Stacie...
Brierly Wood Country House

We visit Briery Wood and Hawkshead Brewery for a Beer Lovers’ Break

Sir John Falstaff, that roistering roguish Shakespearian character, famously loved his ‘cakes and ale.’ Who...

Bruschetta with lemon & thyme roast shallots with brie

Bruschetta with Lemon & thyme roast shallots with brie – Deliciously sweet shallots and oozy...
The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

A rich yet refreshing long cocktail, with sweet vanilla, spice, hazelnut and pear notes. Ingredients: 40ml Glenmorangie...

Karen Chats to Jennie McAlpine

Family, Food... with a Baby and a Business Avid Coronation Street viewers have seen Fiz played...
things to do in Harrogate

5 of the best things to do in Harrogate

Harrogate is one of the most elegant destinations in Yorkshire. A famous spa town, Harrogate...
turkey and vegetable cottage pie

Turkey and Vegetable Cottage Pie

Serves 4-6 Ingredients • 500g (leftover) cooked turkey, cut into chunks • 400g (leftover) cooked mixed vegetable, cut...
In The Can

It’s In The Can

Perfect for picnics and parties, here’s six of our favourite thirst quenchers... Naughty Water Cranberry £2.39...

A Cocktail Of Christmas Gifts

Christmas is a time to crack open the festive spirits and celebrate with friends, and...
Beanz Meanz Heinz

Mancunians eat more baked beans than almost anywhere else in the UK – second only to Birmingham

Manchester residents are some of the biggest beans fans in the UK – with Manchester...

Stir Fried Sprouts with Lemon and Chilli

Serves 2 Ingredients • 2tsp sesame oil • 2 chicken breasts sliced into thin strips • 4 shallots thinly...

Unlock your inner vegan

It’s no secret that vegan is the new veggie. It’s been the buzz of health...

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Get Inspired By Gawthorpe’s Textile Treasure Trove

This October sees the return of the British Textile Biennial festival, throwing a spotlight on the nation’s creativity against the backdrop of the impressive...

Preserved Blooms

Dried flowers are a logical and sustainable choice when it comes to adding a minimalistic, natural touch to any interior. Multi-Coloured Small DriedFlower Bouquet. £