Category Archives: Food and Drink & Yorkshire Products

Comestibles and useful products from God’s Own County

Re-homing Hens and the Cock of the North

Yorkshire is a significant producer of eggs and chickens. It is also as humane as practical in the way it treats the flocks including some re-homing of aging birds. The British Hen Welfare Trust have regional co-ordinators to help with … Continue reading

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Pudsey Pudding Update

Protectionist Corn Laws had existed in some form since the 12th C. and the repeal of 18th century laws curtailed restrictions on foreign grain coming into the country that had been protecting the profits of landowners and British farmers by … Continue reading

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Otley Pubs as Was

Reborn as Wetherspoons – Trevor Wallis old youtube Reborn as Woolpack Music and Arts Venue To be reborn with a history

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London for Yorkshire Folk

This is t’missus swimming with Dolphins on the Thames. Local fish and chips turned out to be Eels and mash so we didn’t recon much to that. As for the price of Beer!!! I know this is the capital but … Continue reading

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Corn Dolly Bradford’s Best Boozer

  In our pagan past it was believed that the spirit of the corn lived amongst the crops and that the harvest made it effectively homeless. Corn Spirit was supposed to live in the plaited straw  or corn doll  until … Continue reading

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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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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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