Category Archives: Food and Drink & Yorkshire Products

Comestibles and useful products from God’s Own County

Mucky Fat for Your Drip Teacake

Nowt better than a bit of ‘Mucky fat’. That is the nectar of the gods that drips out of a large well cooked beef joint. When poured off it will conceal, rather than set, into two layers. The top will … Continue reading

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Barnsley Food Porn

Barnsley Chops Barnsley does ‘Chops’ better than it does Porn! Soft juicy and succulent these Barnsley Chops are just waiting to be well and truly cooked! Cheeky chops. At the local Chinese no.241 is Barnsley Chop suet – ideal for … 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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Yorkshire’s Best Beers

If you are an unrepentant beer drinker you will already know a lot about Yorkshire’s best beers. It is a well known fact that to a Yorkshireman a good brew comes from God’s Own County. Best Beers in Yorkshire The … Continue reading

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Newly Haunted Bradford – Sunbridgewells

Was the opening of the Victorian tunnels under Ivegate a good idea or have old ghosts and ghouls been released on the unsuspecting public. The Victorian tunnels have previously contained and constrained all sorts of undefined mysterious bodies best left … Continue reading

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Skipton Gala & Pies

  Skipton Gala Food If you want Steak & Kidney Pie, Chips and Mushy Peas you will find it on the blackboards at the Dales Cottage Cafe behind Rackhams or more correctly on the plates inside. Skipton and Settle based … Continue reading

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Whale Meet Again

Whitby’s historical past is revealed in by the Abbey and the monuments that dominate Whitby’s east and west headlands above the harbour. For 84 years Whitby’s fishermen were engaged in whaling. The whale jaw bone arch on the West Cliff, … Continue reading

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Sam Smiths Old Brewery Tadcaster

I would like to tell you about the best beer in Yorkshire but I am still testing them all out. What I can tell you about is the best value for money beer brewed in Yorkshire (and therefore anywhere in … Continue reading

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Interlude for Afternoon Tea in Shipley

King George V would recognise many of the items on display at Interlude the Cafe Society tearoom ‘to be seen in’ when visiting Shipley. Between Elsie Russell’s florists and The Samaritan charity shop is an exceptionally well furbished cafe with … Continue reading

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Candlelighters Charity Beer

Candlelight beer was brewed, by Wold Top Brewery, to help raise funds for the Candlelighter’s charity.I am not sure it is still available and my last bottle is now showing signs of age. Who and What are Candlelighters Candlelighters is … Continue reading

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