Category Archives: Food and Drink & Yorkshire Products

Comestibles and useful products from God’s Own County

A Different York Pub Crawl

From Leeds to York it is only 22 minutes on the train and the near-by Maltings awaits the thirst traveler. On Tuesday 20th July train enthusiasts steamed in for a quick lunch before a trip back north on the  LNER … Continue reading

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Farmers Markets Post EEC & Brexit

As the common agricultural policy disappears into the bureaucratic distance is a great time to focus on local produce and local markets. In Praise of Farmers markets These markets are sociable and help rural economies They offer home made products … Continue reading

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Yorkshire’s Most Easterly Pub

The Crown & Anchor at Kilnsea is a cosy local pub on the East Yorkshire coast 20 yards from the mighty river Humber. This location provides dramatic sunsets and great views including passing traffic on the shipping lanes. Key Features … Continue reading

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Spectators on Yorkshire Puddings

With no live sporting fixtures or artistic performances where have all the spectators gone? Well one answer is on some form of ‘lock down’ even those who are doing sterling work to keep us live, fed and serviced in all … Continue reading

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Two Yorkshire Culinary Favourites Rhubarb & Ginger

It is the time of year when Wakefield rhubarb is in season and gingerbread is never out of season. So here is a combination of these two excellent local products brought together as Rhubarb Gingerbread. I use thicker stalks of … Continue reading

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Gisburn and Yorkshire’s White Bull

We want it back! Gisburn is a ‘West Riding’ village in the Ribble Valley on our border with Lancashire. The natural and historic affinity with Yorkshire was usurped during some misguided county reorganisation and Lancashire was given primogenitor. The quiet … Continue reading

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Grand Old Duke

When I titled this as the Grand Old Duke I was thinking of York but the heritage spud not the second son of the Queen (you could say her errant spud.) Prince Andrew former husband of Fergie (Sarah Ferguson)  and … Continue reading

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Tyke Taverner – Timothy Taylor’s Top Tipples

As a veteran beer drinker and former member of the campaign for real ale, CAMRA, I am embarrassed to find there are 17 local branches in towns and cities across the county. I only discovered this fact only from reading … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Triangle Around Wakefield

Yorkshire rhubarb is at it’s best when forced to make thin pink stalks (once tasted you will never be forced to eat it again). It grows all around Yorkshire but is at its best when grown in a triangle between … Continue reading

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Bread Bred in Yorkshire Bakery

Just making some fresh bread notes or my comments from 7 years ago would be going stale. I love fresh wholesome artisan bread and a new shop recently opened in our village. It sells sold a variety of bread from … Continue reading

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