Feast 2017

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Keelham Farm Shop



delicious Yorkshire has the most magnificent variety of food and drink on offer at fantastic locations across the county. This isn’t just a county about Yorkshire Puddings – although we do those very well, it’s a county which boasts elegant afternoon teas, authentic aromatic curries, fresh seafood and Michelin-starred cuisine. We’re proud to be a traditional county with strong roots but also with ambitions to create true culinary delights. So work up an appetite exploring Yorkshire’s stunning


landscapes and then tuck into our gorgeous fayre.


Sir Gary Verity Chief Executive Welcome to Yorkshire


Andrew’s recipe Wild Strawberry and Elderflower Brandy Snap Cannelloni with Fennel Shoots and Sheep’s Curd

guiding star The Star at Harome has become a beacon of excellence for fine food, locally sourced and imaginatively produced – and its owner, Michelinstarred chef Andrew Pern, has set standards that a fleet of Yorkshire gastro-pubs are

de rigueur these days in the ambitious kitchens, and this one has real class: an intimate corner lined in plush red velvet, where guests, after a tour of the kitchen and garden with Andrew,

striving to live up to.

watch their all-Yorkshire

I step through the swing

them. Tonight: home-grown

doors into the Star’s new

moss parsley soup, risotto of

state-of-the-art kitchen,

garden beetroot, spit-roasted

and the extent of Andrew’s

whole suckling Gloucester

commitment to Yorkshire’s

Old Spot from Charles

best begins to unfold. Even

Ashbridge near Thirsk.

the chefs and sous chefs are all, (or nearly all), Yorkshire born and bred. “We do have one foreigner”, says Andrew, introducing me to head chef Stephen Smith. “He comes from Lancashire.”


We move to the chef’s table,

(Serves four) ingredients For the Brandy Snaps: 340g caster sugar 170g elderflower cordial 170g plain flower 170g unsalted butter, melted

for the filling: 500g whipping cream Seeds from 1 vanilla pod 100g icing sugar 50g sheep’s curd 30g elderflower cordial 100g strawberries, diced

to garnish A few fennel shoots and edible flowers

dinner being prepared before

On a whiteboard in the kitchen, there’s a hand written list: ‘…chive, viola and orange calendula flowers, coriander confetti (cut with scissors please); greengages,

With two acclaimed books, ‘Black Pudding and Foie Gras’ and ‘Loose Birds and Game’, to his credit, Andrew is also a regular contributor to a number of publications, as well as a popular ‘performer’ at local food festivals. In 2011 he took part in BBC2’s Great British Menu, amongst other TV appearances, progressing to the Finals and just narrowly missing out on getting his Celebration of Yorkshire Rhubarb into the Banquet.

Yorkshire produce is the best, and I want everyone to know it. beetroot, cavolo nero…’.

minutes later. Talk about using

These are the crops in the

local produce: 15 varieties of

Star’s glorious, abundant, old

native Yorkshire apples, edible

fashioned kitchen garden,

flowers, young carrots grown

just two years old but spilling

in beer barrels, many types of

over with perfect specimens,

rhubarb (“we’re Yorkshire; we

that its hugely talented

like our rhubarb”), horseradish,

creator, Jo Campbell, wants

hops, angelica, cardoons, red

the chefs to use immediately.

mountain spinach and much,

There’s an alternative, if it’s

much more.

a warm evening, to dining

The Star’s garden, productive

at the chef’s table or in the

though it is, can’t yield

cosy private room upstairs.

everything that’s needed.

A party of friends can eat, if

“We cope with up to 1,500

they want, right in the middle

covers a week,” says Andrew.

of the kitchen garden itself,

“If we just relied on the

at a long, rustic, hand carved

garden it would be cleaned

table made from a great slab

out in less than a month.” But

of redwood. Drink in hand,

95 percent of what he does

guests can wander amongst

buy in comes from Yorkshire.

the beds, prettily edged in

“When we have a pantry on

local bricks and overflowing

our doorstep – the North Sea,

with fruit, vegetables, herbs

the dales, the Vale of York

and flowers. Watch the chefs

– what would be the point,”

pick what they fancy, then

says Andrew, “of looking any

cook and present it just 20

further for our food?”


famous feasts Andrew Pern’s name is synonymous with that of his pub, The Star Inn at Harome, voted the UK’s No. 1 Gastropub 2017. He has also established several exciting new venues in recent years. The Star Inn the City is situated on York’s iconic riverfront, Mr P’s Curious Tavern is hidden in York’s backstreets and Star Inn The Harbour is perfectly positioned in Whitby’s’ harbour front.

foodie tip

Nearby Helmsley was winner of the 2015 Best Market Town award. It’s jam-packed with a wide range of quality eateries.


foraging tips

Foraging is a great free day out in Yorkshire. You can collect those special ingredients that take your recipes to another level.

Look in the hedgerows. Autumn provides an abundance of fresh blackberries, growing

gather your grub Whilst you are exploring our glorious county try adding something magical to the dinner table by picking the ingredients yourself. Few realise that the Yorkshire coast is one of the top places to find some of the best edible

next to Sutton Bank, Goremire Lake is one of the prettiest spots in the county, the perfect place to fill your basket. Keep an eye out for the late September harvest of sloe berries, which can be transformed into the perfect winter tipple.


Discover thousands

of miles of open space. While you enjoy some of Yorkshire’s stunning woodland. Keep an eye out for wild garlic, prolific

seaweed in the UK. There’s also luxury lobster

in shaded woods and amazing

in abundance and the shoreline is a rockpool

when used to make homemade

foragers’ dream. In fact the succulent seafood

pesto. Swinton Park offer

is so good, Chris and Rose Bax set up courses

cookery courses guiding you

six years ago to teach visitors where and how

through the wild side of their

to forage for this delicious free food. Chris, who describes himself as a passionate chef with the practical skills of a boy scout, set up Taste the Wild to promote wild foods as exciting ingredients. Courses are run on the coast and through woodland and Staithes is a real favourite

kitchen cupboard, turning you into a foraging pro.

Grow your own. One of the best ways to stock up your larder with natural ingredients is to grow your own. Pop to Tong Garden

spot. “If you know what you’re doing and where

Centre who offer advice on how

to look, a foraging trip to Staithes is so good, you

to grow fruit and vegetables to

can return with a whole meal,” said Chris.


throughout Yorkshire. Located

feed the family.


eat out Yorkshire hedgerows and woodlands are full of edible treats. Learn which ones make a tasty salad, which ones flavour ice cream, which mushrooms grow where. Discover the wide variety of fish, seaweed, shellfish and coastal wild edibles around our shores. Go to tastethewild.co.uk for more information.

Flamborough Š VHEY.


Great gins at The Spirit of Harrogate.

surprising tipples

rhucello Made by Yorkshire rhubarb lovers who believe in the superiority of rhubarb over ​other fruits. They’ve made this fine liqueur to help prove it!

spirit of yorkshire On the stunning Yorkshire Coast and creating the county’s first ever single malt whisky. Find out all about this age-old process on a distillery tour.

drink it in

There is a fantastic range of artisan producers in the county and traditional Yorkshire ingredients are being used to make some of the tastiest tipples.


colemans cider co Artisan cider and apple producers in Driffield, using locally-grown Yorkshire apples, pears and other soft fruits. A natural taste sensation.

sir robin of locksley gin Named after one of the Sheffield region’s most famous sons Sir Robin of Locksley Distilled Artisan Gin is a unique product that blends botanicals with elderflower, dandelion and pink grapefruit.


Book a day with Brewtown

the county are covered.

A masterclass with an expert

Tours and let them guide you

In 2005, Little Valley Brewery

is a great way to learn

through the county, sampling

was founded just outside

more about the gin making

artisan beers and brews

Hebden Bridge and produces

process, from ingredient-

along the way. The tours

beers that have 100% organic

picking to tasting. Spirit of

are designed to tantalise

agricultural ingredients.

Harrogate offers a range of

your taste buds whilst you

different experiences that

discover new and old beers

will be just the tonic for gin

and uncover the stories

lovers. Sloemotion offers

behind them.

an extremely tasty range of gin and liqueurs that have won numerous awards and been sold at food shows and festivals all over the The county is also home to

UK. While Masons Yorkshire

an award winning vineyard.

Gin, the county’s first, offers

Yorkshire Heart is set in the

original recipe gin as well as

picturesque village of Monkton

lavender and tea editions.

The county has a host of

between Harrogate and

famous breweries including

York. This family run business

Theakston, Black Sheep,

offers tours and tastings and

Wold Top and Timothy

is recognised as being one

Taylors. With more than 50

of Yorkshire’s finest drink

different breweries calling

producers. They represent the

Yorkshire home, all corners of

true taste of Yorkshire!

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pints of yorkshire b est Some of Britain’s finest breweries are found in Yorkshire. Here is a selection of the county’s most celebrated creators from world famous names to micro-brewers.

Black Sheep Brewery beers are the culmination of expertise spanning six generations.



Brass Castle Brewery is a microbrewery reviving Malton’s brewing heritage.


Wold Top brew high quality real ales using Wold grown malting barley.


Considered an icon in the brewing world, Theakston has been brewing since 1875.


Brew York is a unique place redefining the city’s position in the UK brewing scene.


more than food For The Black Swan, it’s much more than just Michelin Star food. The focus is all about where they are and who they are - a reflection of Oldstead - traditional Yorkshire with a swirling mix of creativity and eccentricity.

here’s tommy The Black Swan in Oldstead is well known for growing and harvesting its own produce. We asked Head Chef Tommy Banks how important this is to the restaurant and what difference he thinks it makes to his dishes.

“ I wanted to develop dishes which leave you wanting more.” to be able to come up with a full culinary experience. So, this was a real way for me to find my own feet. I stepped back and had a think about what

in s p i ra t i o n a n d p a ssi o n

could I do that was original and what could I do that I would be happy in. I came up with this idea, met up with a grower and talked about setting up a garden here and then the idea was, as we’re farmers here at the Black Swan, we should put this strict ethos

“It’s the single most important thing really. It’s

on growing our own produce. We closed at

the whole DNA of the restaurant. It affects

lunchtimes, which was a terrible business

everything. People ask me this black and

decision financially, but it felt right and long

white question ‘is it really cost effective, what

term it has really worked out.

you’re doing?’ and it is almost an irrelevant question as that question doesn’t really add up. The value of the ethos and people knowing what you do, not to mention the PR and interest it generates, is huge. People wouldn’t know about us if we just cooked food and that was it. Also, I don’t want for staff, people know about us and I have CVs sent through all the time and I think that is genuinely because they want to come and be part of the whole cycle of growing your own food and actually serving this food to the customer as well - it’s got huge value.

What it did do, was make our dishes really difficult as you’re restricted to what you’re growing which is incredibly hard. You suddenly find you have a lot of one particular product, for instance you have to find three courses you can fit Jerusalem artichoke into and then that’s when you start getting really creative. Or you might find you’ve got twenty tonnes of beetroot so you start thinking how do I keep those preserved all year and you find a way of storing them for 12 months and a way of cooking them that’s unique. But it is through

For me personally, it’s more than that. When

putting these restrictions in place that you

Adam (the former head chef) left, we had

find a way of being creative and now I look

a Michelin star and I took over and retained

at the menu and I’m truly happy with it.

the star, but the food that I was cooking felt

There’s not a single dish on our menu that

borrowed, it certainly wasn’t mine, it didn’t

you can get anywhere else and I’m proud

have my identity. It was good, it was delicious,

of it. I feel more justified in what we do now

but it was all taken out of other people’s

and I’ve never taken more pleasure out of

cook books and there was none of my own

it than I do now. So, when someone says,

individuality in it. At the time, I was a 24-year-

you’re a Michelin star chef now I think

old lad and didn’t have much life experience

‘yep, I feel good about that’.”



edible experiences


Eating on the Yorkshire Coastline is more than just fish and chips. Here’s some tasty alternatives. Serious cooking. Head to

tuck into the coast From tiny fishing villages clinging to rocky cliffs to glorious stretches of white sand and family-friendly seaside resorts, with everything from windswept abbeys to the county’s best fish and chips. You’ll never go hungry in Bridlington. Expect awesome beaches and a chance to lose

wife team Jeremy and Anne have returned back to their home town of Scarborough and have established a sophisticated, yet relaxed dining experience in the North Bay. Jeremy worked for Marco Pierre White for six years and was Head Chef at MPW’s Quo Vadis when it won its Michelin Star.

Afternoon Tea.

On the

outskirts of Scarborough and Whitby, The Grainary is a 200acre farm providing fantastic views of the countryside. Their Tea Rooms have been letting

yourself in this naturally beautiful destination. Fresh

weary travellers enjoy the views

seafood from the harbour, indulgent afternoon teas,

for over a decade. Whether you

incredible local produce, homemade ice cream, enjoy a stick of rock whilst walking along the promenade or discover locally caught fish and chips on the seafront. Alongside all the traditional British seaside favourites, the town offers a wide range of international cuisines in some great restaurants,

fancy a hearty home-cooked lunch, or want to indulge in the English tradition of afternoon tea and a scone, you’ll love the refined but relaxed experience.

High end Italian.

cafés and tea rooms. Offering an extensive authentic

La Lanterna Ristorante featured

Italian menu, with classic dishes alongside steaks

in both the ‘Which? Good Food

and of course fish, you’ll be tempted by the

Guide’ and the ‘Michelin Guide’

delicious food served at Azzurro Italian at the Manor Court Hotel near Bridlington.


Jeremy’s where husband and

and offers a refined form of Italian cucina and comfort food of the highest order.

View towards Robin Hood’s Bay from Ravenscar © Mike Kipling.

north or south fantastic filey The small town of Filey is bustling with colourful shops

At its northern end, the Yorkshire Coast is home to picturesque villages clinging precipitously to the cliffs – Staithes, Runswick Bay, Robin Hood’s Bay and Ravenscar amongst them. The Panorama Restaurant at Raven Hall

and fish and chip cafés.

offers both stunning views of Robin Hood’s Bay, and delicious

Don’t miss the fabulous

locally sourced, fresh food prepared by a team of chefs. Travel

farmers market and food

further south and the scenery offers the dramatic chalk cliffs

festival in the summer

of Flamborough to the serene ocean views at Bempton with

and autumn.

their seabird colonies, gradually becoming gentler as you approach Spurn Head, passing through Barmston, Ulrome, Skipsea and a dozen or so other tiny coastal communities with lots of local delicacies on offer.

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fantastic fish and chips Summer has arrived and the quitessentially British classic is on everyone’s mind. Explore the coast and discover the best fish and chips in the country.

Famous fish and chips at the Quayside in Whitby use their own special-recipe batter.



Flaky fish and crispy chips are a crowd pleaser at North Beach in Bridlington.


Enjoy fantastic food and glorious views at The Golden Grid in Scarborough.


Soak up the sun and enjoy great views at the Seaview restaurant in Saltburn.


Try express fish and chips of the highest quality at the Fish Box in Whitby or Robin Hood’s Bay.


foodie tip

cool kelham Located in the vibrant Kelham Island in Sheffield at Craft & Dough they are creators of luscious and innovative artisan pizzas all served alongside the finest craft beers and cocktails. They host a variety of events from pizza making schools to cocktail masterclasses.


eats Yorkshire’s cities have a wealth of colourful eateries each offering something exciting and a little different to the norm. Try small plates from around the world at Mr P’s Curious Tavern to taste with a glass (or two) of something different. Enjoy ambience by the barrel load and satisfy your curiosity and appetite. Serving a relaxed brunch menu during the day, at night Lockwoods in Ripon is transformed into an intimate but relaxed

Image: Prashad

neighbourhood restaurant. With a modern


European menu taking influences from all over the world and a focus on great local and seasonal ingredients.


leeds street food The street food revolution has taken hold of Leeds. From shopping centre Vietnamese

cooking with love

outlets to mobile pop ups, its vendors are as interesting as the food they serve.

Enjoy street food style snacks along with sumptuous desserts, homemade cocktails and mocktails

With a concept that is completely

at Prashad. With the mantra ‘cooking

unique to Trinity Leeds, Trinity

with love’ this family-run, multi-award

Kitchen rotates five new street food

winning Indian vegetarian restaurant

vans every six weeks and offers

is well worth a visit.

visitors the chance to experience various flavours and cuisines under one roof. The rotating street food vendors trade alongside permanent

Head to the Hepworth Wakefield’s modern café bar and combine some great food with a visit to one of the finest contemporary art museums in Yorkshire. Sample a delicious range of food all made in-house.

outlets including the Vietnamese street food of Pho, Indian inspired street food at Rola Wala and a whole host of others covering cuisine from all four corners of the globe. Leeds has further established itself

Run by local people who want to offer the

as a leading destination for street

people of East Yorkshire the chance to sample

food with a recent revamp of the

a varied selection of craft beers and ciders, Furley and Co in Hull also offer a wide range of tasty treats with a twist including hand made scotch eggs and sausage rolls. You must try the Black pudding and chorizo scotch eggs and Moroccan rolls-spiced lamb. Long accepted as one of Sheffield’s finest restaurants, experience the combinations of

city’s historic Kirkgate Market. There is now a dedicated area home to an exciting range of stalls including Café Moor, serving authentic North African and Middle Eastern street food, the fantastically tasty vegetarian Indian cuisine of Manjit’s Kitchen as well as foodie delights from Istanbul, Vietnam and more.

highly skilled and creative cooking at Rafters.

Popping up across Yorkshire you’ll see

Everything on the menu, from the butter

the Main St Café Treat Truck. Mobile

to the bread is made in house, so immerse

artisan coffee and homemade cakes

yourself in the full Rafters experience.

all served up with a smile.


p a st ure

Organic Vegetables for Fodder in Harrogate from Rosemary Wass in Fadmoor.

fantastic fresh food For the freshest seasonal produce, try some of Yorkshire’s many farm shops.

On the outskirts of Harrogate

fruit, vegetables and meat in

the wonderful Fodder offer

the farm shop and take the

an array of treats, huge slices

kids for a stroll around the

We have a fantastic network

of homemade cakes and a

Open Farm where they can

of local producers, farmers,

warm welcome. Over 85% of

feed the animals.

gamekeepers and artisans

the produce on offer is from

that supply our farm shops.

The butchery department at

Yorkshire and can be traced

You can often come away

from farm to table, a true

Farmer Copley’s Farm Shop

with much more than just

Yorkshire institution.

backbone of the business,

Providing a great day out in

priding itself on being one

Rothwell, Leeds, Swithens

of the best butcheries in the

Farm has plenty to offer

UK. They also grow Rhubarb,

whatever your age. Stock

Asparagus, Liquorice,

a bag of tasty groceries. Get tips from the producers themselves and even try something you’ve never sampled before.

in Pontefract still forms the

to p l ate up on local produce, such as

Pumpkins and much more.

down on the farm Head east for some of the tastiest farm shops.


treasure trove An aladdin’s cave of the most delicious food you can imagine can be found at The Cedar Barn Farm Shop on the outskirts of Pickering. It’s all either homegrown or locally-sourced. The shop’s main attraction is probably its fresh meat counter.

foodie tip

For top-notch produce that is locally sourced and delivered daily, Drewton’s in South Cave is definitely worth a visit. They work closely with more than 250 local farmers, growers and suppliers to ensure that their customers have access to the highestquality produce.

william’s farm kitchen

hidden gem unexpected oasis at Crimple Hall serving up an amazing standard of food in an unusual location. They have mastered everything from the complex world of coffee, to the baking of the perfect French lemon tart.

quality fresh produce, Wakefield’s Blacker Hall Farm Shop offers visitors a vast range of fresh meat direct from their farm, plus freshly baked bread and baking. They also have a selection of recipe cards and cooking guides to help you get the very best results.

award winning Food always comes first at Keelham Farm Shop in Thornton,

Hidden in a stunning garden centre you can find an

quality Renowned for its exceptional

Bradford. Being based on a William’s Farm Kitchen in Hornsea provides customers with the chance to eat, drink and buy the very best local food and drink. The shop has a large butchery section, and the deli stocks a large range of Yorkshire cheeses.

working farm they believe no one is more passionate about sourcing local and seasonal produce. They are known for providing great tasting, fresh and affordable food, which is sourced directly from over 400 local and regional producers and farmers.

burton agnes

The Farmers Food Store at Burton Agnes Hall is packed with seasonal Yorkshire produce including the Hall’s own game, fruit and vegetables. YORKSHIRE.COM


yorkshire cheeseboard Yorkshire has always excelled

our cheese and we love local

at making great cheeses. Are

produce, so to help you create

there many things better in this

your perfect cheeseboard we’ve

world than a good cheeseboard

selected some of the most

at the end of a meal in a cosy

delicious on offer to help you

Yorkshire pub with a pint of

make the ultimate Yorkshire

proper Yorkshire ale? We love


world famous

more cheese please Yorkshire specialises in amazing cheeses. Here are a few of our award winning producers.

swaledale cheese

Producers of fine cheeses sold in Waitrose, Selfridges, John Lewis and many top restaurants.

cryer & stott

Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese has been handcrafted in Wensleydale in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales since 1150, when Cistercian monks first brought their skills and recipes to the area. Pay a visit to Wensleydale Creamery to explore the museum and see the cheese being made.

Purveyors of cheese and fine food. Passionate about artisan products, Cryer & Stott source over 700 British cheeses.

courtyard dairy

A unique shop and cheese maturer. Cheese is aged to perfection in the maturing cheese room near Settle.

shepherd’s purse

Produce a range of handmade Yorkshire cheeses from their farm using local ingredients.



choice cheeses

summer field botton Selected by The Courtyard Dairy in Settle the Summer Field Botton is made at Botton Camphill Village in the North York Moors (a social enterprise for adults with learning disabilities). This cheese is Yorkshire’s brilliant alternative to Comté and Gruyère. Following a similar Alpine recipe, it is only made during the summer months, when Botton’s 30 cows are grazing on lush summer pasture.

blue 16 Chosen by Wensleydale Creamery Blue 16 is an award-winning, eye-catching russet coloured blue cheese, full of character. The creamy, velvety texture of the cheese leads you through to sweet caramel notes and a nutty, savoury flavour. The cheese is matured on open shelves, allowing its flavour & texture to develop, creating a distinctive natural rind.

yorkshire fettle Shepherds Purse have chosen Yorkshire’s version of feta, Yorkshire Fettle. Made with whole ewes’ milk, each cheese is handmade and hand-salted to encourage the piquant, lemony flavour and slightly crumbly texture. Matured over a minimum of two weeks, the salt infuses the whole cheese. They then hand-wax each truckle to lock in the fresh flavour.

the duke of wellington Cryer & Stott have chosen The Duke of Wellington, a special cheese designed by them as a celebration of The Duke Of Wellington buying the Hotel De Charost (The British Embassy) 200 years ago. The Duke Of Wellington’s regiment is based in Yorkshire so they created a Yorkshire cheese using French Roquefort Penicillin. The cheese is 15 weeks matured and has an almost buttery taste, a great introduction to blues.



yorkshire delicacies Yorkshire is well known for its glorious grub, but as well as its traditional offerings but the county also puts a modern twist on some of its best-known food.

perfect parkin

from the deep

You can’t get more Yorkshire than a taste of Yorkshire

KC Caviar in Sherburn in Elmet can help you to

Parkin. Lottie Shaw’s in Halifax still uses her Great

continue your culinary journey at Yorkshire’s first

Grandma’s recipe which has been passed down

caviar farm. Discover more delicacies from the deep

through four generations over 100 years. She continues

at the Yorkshire Lobster Company. Sustainably

to use oatmeal from the original recipe to create the

caught, this luxury ingredient fresh from the

rough texture synonymous with this delicious cake.

Yorkshire seas is the pinnacle of decadence, all available here in our glorious county.

lovely liquorice The Liquorice plant was brought to the town of Pontefract from the Mediterranean, courtesy of the Dominican Monks in the early 16th century, when they settled close to Pontefract Castle. The production of liquorice products continues in Pontefract, the most well known being Pontefract Cakes. The round, sweet, lozenges were invented in the town by chemist

forced rhubarb

George Dunhill in the 18th century.

The post-war decline in rhubarb’s popularity affected the growers in Yorkshire. Where there had been thousands of acres given over to rhubarb, this dropped to around 400. Thanks to a highly publicised, and ultimately successful campaign by the Yorkshire growers, Yorkshire Forced Rhubarb is now protected under the European Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) status. The PDO status means when you buy Yorkshire Forced Rhubarb, you can be assured it is of the expected quality and flavour and grown in the traditional manner.



A countywide love of the outdoors and all things food have encouraged more food festivals than ever to pop up across Yorkshire. Good food, great drinks and some fabulous entertainment always make for a good day out, and Yorkshire is full of festivals for all the family. As the county’s glorious countryside also produces a fantastic range of local food, these

Malton Food Lovers Festival

fo o d ie fe sts

foodie tip

Try a mouthful of food festival. Discover food markets, street food and live demonstrations.

festivals are also a great opportunity to sample the home-grown produce which has been lovingly transformed into delicious dishes. All four corners of the county have their own specialities, and they love to showcase their homegrown wares. There’s nowhere better to see what everyone’s been busy making, baking, cooking, picking and brewing than at the festivals across the county. You can try the latest BBQ trends, try an amazing new concoction and sample some new flavours.

Saltburn Food Festival

yorkshire dales food & drink festival Taking place every July, the festival aims to promote the ‘Field to Fork’ ethos.

underneath the stars festival Music, dance, workshops, lively street-art performers and so much more.

pontefract liquorice festival A day of entertainment and fun to celebrate the town’s historic link with liquorice.

yum! festival of food & drink Markets, street food and live cooking demonstrations in Hull city centre.

malton harvest food festival A harvest of game, seafood, wild and foraged food, soft fruit and baking galore.



delicious destination Fine dining is not just restricted to Yorkshire’s Michelin star restaurants. Imaginative, creative dishes can all be found in Yorkshire restaurants. Here’s a taster of what we have to offer.

1 mouth-watering The Burlington restaurant at The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel & Spa near Skipton offers a fresh and exciting menu from Head Chef Paul Leonard. His seasonal tasting menu is a stunning and mouth-watering treat you simply must try. Image: Stunning desserts at The Burlington.



2 luxurious menu Situated just outside Beverley, Tickton Grange Hotel offers elegant dining at Hide, an intimate restaurant, or a lovely afternoon tea by the fire in the Library. Their chefs work closely with a wealth of Yorkshire artisan food producers. Using local ingredients such as Yorkshire chorizo, and rapeseed oil as well as herbs and fruits from their gardens - it’s all fresh, elegant and delicious.

feast in the east the places in east yorkshire going the extra mile for a delicious dish.

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1884 dock street kitchen A luxurious tribute to the appreciation of good food in lavish Hull surroundings. Combining contemporary food preparation with class in true Yorkshire fashion.

ferguson fawsitt arms Lovingly preserving the charm of days gone by, food is freshly prepared daily by talented chefs. The team in Walkington share a passion for fresh ingredients.

the lamp restaurant A Grade II Listed building nestled in the heart of Bridlington’s Old Town. The atmosphere is set for a beautiful alfresco dining experience.

3 exciting flavours The Talbot Hotel offers contemporary British cooking delivering delicious food throughout whether you are dining in the Bar and Brasserie or the Wentworth Restaurant. We champion the use of fresh produce from local suppliers and our seasonal menus are created by Head Chef Dan Graham. Expect

history à la carte At Holdsworth House near Halifax dinner is served by candlelight in the exquisite 17th century, oak panelled restaurant, which has held 2 AA Rosettes for over 13 years. Whilst

a journey of exciting flavours and textures

the Long Bar has a wide selection of wines,

showcasing the best of Yorkshire produce.

whiskeys, cocktails and of course nonalcoholic drinks.

6 michelin stars

Yorkshire boasts the largest number of Michelin Starred restaurants than any other county in England outside of London.

the box tree

the black swan

the yorke arms

The modern French classical menu

This Michelin Star Pub and Restaurant

Nestling in Yorkshire’s beautiful

and extensive wine cellar offer food

with Rooms is unique as the only

Nidderdale Valley, The Yorke Arms is a

lovers an unforgettable experience.

pub in the north of England with a

historic 18th century coaching house

Simon Gueller’s commitment to the

Michelin Star and 3 AA Rosettes. The

and shooting lodge, now serving as

best, freshest ingredients, with an

original building dates back to the

a Michelin starred restaurant with

emphasis on locally sourced, fresh

16th century and is set in a stunning

rooms, the perfect place to relax.

ingredients from farmers and other

rural location near Byland Abbey.

With an award winning kitchen, led by

suppliers. The Box Tree represents a

Chef Tommy Banks cooks with the

top female chef Frances Atkins, the

combination between 21st century

seasons and a real sense of nature,

restaurant has a firm reputation for

efficiency and exquisite good taste.

coupled with great passion and flair.

excellent food with a creative flair.

the man behind the curtain

the star inn

the pipe & glass

An historic 14th century thatched inn

A classic country pub which offers

located in the picturesque village of

something extra special. Combing

Harome on the edge of the North

the warmth of the welcome, the

York Moors. Andrew Pern frequently

friendliness of the staff, the character

changes his menu to reflect the

of the place and of course the food.

best of what’s on offer, such as

East Yorkshires first and only Michelin

Butter-roast Sand Hutton Asparagus

Star, The Pipe & Glass is committed to

with Shavings of Aged York Ham

sourcing as much local and seasonal

in early summer, to autumnal game

produce as possible presenting

dishes, such as Roast Grouse with

generous portions of carefully

Ampleforth Abbey Apple Purée,

executed, flavourful cooking.

Yorkshire’s newest star - awarded in October 2015 - Head Chef, Michael O’Hare has created a restaurant serving ultra-modern food with its own identity, inspired by the arts, music and contemporary culture. Expect something a little different with dishes such as “The insecurity of postmen in Oakley sunglasses”, comprising pork pressa, mandarin spices, and basque foie gras.


Mulled Brambles and Sloe Gin Juices.


fiery flavours Yorkshire is a great place to find authentic cuisine from all around the world. Take a culinary journey around the globe. From Hyderabad to Halifax, Bangkok to Bradford and Pahang to Pateley Bridge, Yorkshire can give you a real flavour of world spices. In 2016 Bradford was named Curry Capital of Britain for a record breaking sixth consecutive year, so it is the perfect place to experience authentic and delicious


dishes. One of the oldest

are sure to find something

and still one of the best

to please even the most

is the The Sweet Centre.

discerning palate. Planning

Established in 1964, this is a

on heading towards the

Bradford institution, serving

coast? The superb Rumi’s

the local community true

in Beverley is well worth a

Kashmiri cuisine, inviting

visit. This stunning building

anyone who visits to feel

houses an equally stunning

part of the family whilst

dining experience. With floor

serving traditional dishes in

to ceiling windows offering

a relaxed atmosphere.

views of St Mary’s church

If you like to try a bit of everything then the Aakash buffet in Cleckheaton could be the place for you. A great place to visit with the whole family and with over 50 dishes on offer you

that you simply won’t find anywhere else in town and the fact that Rumi’s pride themselves on offering over and above for the vegetarian diner, they really are setting themselves apart as an exciting dining destination.

hot stuff

Yorkshire is setting the standard for cuisine with a bit of spice from the traditional to the experimental. Zaap, Leeds

aagrah recipe As one of Yorkshire’s most iconic restaurants Aagrah always provides delicious Indian cuisine on every visit. Give this recipe a go to really get your taste buds going.

mumbai machli

splash of colour Discover a splash of Thai colours and flavours with a bright and bustling atmosphere at Zaap based in central Leeds. With great tasting Thai street food served against a bustling Bangkok market backdrop and quirky dĂŠcor, Zaap transports you to Koh San Road and beyond. Chaoaphraya in Leeds combines modern and opulent touches with a true taste of Thailand with first class service. Chaophraya is a true icon of Leeds city centre and draws visitors from far and wide, delivering excellence every time.



500g monkfish, cut into cubes

1/2 tbsp garlic puree

6 tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 6 cloves of garlic, crushed or grated 1 tbsp ginger puree 3 medium tomatoes, chopped 1 tbsp coriander seeds, ground 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds, ground 1/2 tbsp garam masala 1/2 tbsp red chilli powder 1/4 tbsp turmeric powder 4 whole fresh red chillies

foodie tip

6 bay leaves 1 handful of fresh chopped coriander 6 fresh curry leaves

nice spice

1/2 fresh lime, sliced

If you really want to feel the heat, try filling your

1/2 tbsp salt

2 tbsp natural yoghurt

cupboards with some fiery fun from The Chilli Shop in Leeds. Discover free tasting tables, a Museum of Pain and chilli challenges. A truly unique experience with

1/4 tbsp ajwain (carom) seeds, ground 1 tbsp natural yoghurt 1/4 tbsp salt METHOD Marinate the fish with the marinade ingredients for one hour before cooking. Gently fry your fish until about half cooked through and put to one side. In the same pan heat the oil and fry the onion until light brown. Add garlic, ginger and tomatoes and fry together with the onion. Add your yoghurt and fry for a few more minutes. Then add your spices, salt and bay leaves. Add the partially cooked fish, garam masala, red chillies, fresh coriander and fresh curry leaves back into the pan and cook gently until the fish is cooked through. Add the lime and gently simmer for two minutes.

an amazing choice of heat levels to choose from. INGREDIENTS FOR YORKSHIRE.COM



sweet spots

Discover some unmissable sweeteries in the county with the sweetest tooth.

bettys cafe tearooms Founded in 1919 and with six shops in Yorkshire, Bettys mouth watering cakes, refreshing teas and friendly smiles have made it world famous.

john bull’s candy kingdom You can make your own chocolate lolly and roll your own personalised stick of rock in Bridlington.

york’s chocolate story An entertaining guided tour through the history of York’s most famous chocolate-makers and their finest creations.

cocoa wonderland A chocolate sweetie shop and cafe nestled in the hills of Sheffield, it is an emporium of wonders and delights.

the oldest sweet shop in the world View row upon row of jars filled with handmade sweets in Pateley Bridge.

th e swe et c i t y Without a doubt, we have a sweet tooth here in Yorkshire and it’s no coincidence that confectionary landed here in York.

access along the Ouse from

Yorkshire was central to

taken hold long before it did

the trading routes from the

in the rest of Britain. The raw

South of England through

materials came in and once

to Scotland and York was

made, the ever popular rail

ideally placed en-route.

links to major cities including

The arrival of chocolate

London took the sweets and

was not as well received

chocolates outwards and

chiefly because of the

onwards. York has possibly

high price. In fashionable

played the largest part in the

areas of London, however,

sweetie heritage of Yorkshire

chocolate was considered

with the three top players of

the drink of the socially elite

the 18th century in chocolate

and soon the Chocolate

and other confectionary -

House was born. The City of

Rowntree, Terry and Craven

York quickly embraced the

- of the toffees and humbugs

Chocolate House making

fame, all coming from York.

the city not only a sociable and fashionable stopping off place but also a great way to introduce the delicious chocolate to a new audience.


the East Coast ports. Here, shipments of both cocoa beans, sugar and fruits arrived from the continent where sweet making, especially chocolate confectionary, had

Confectionary is enjoying a renaissance with a wealth of small producers once more creating exciting, high quality, handmade products. These

By far, though, the most

are once more exciting times

significant reason for

for chocolatiers in York and

Yorkshire’s association with

throughout the county.

all things sweet was the easy

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Fly to Doncaster Sheffield Airport with Flybe, Welcome to Yorkshire’s official airport partner and airline, or to Humberside Airport or Durham Tees Valley Airport. Leeds-Bradford Airport is our busiest air gateway, with flights from Aberdeen, Belfast, Bristol, Exeter, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Gatwick, Newquay, Plymouth and Southampton.

yorkshire by road Britain’s biggest and fastest highways cross Yorkshire from north to south and east to west, making getting here by car or by coach very simple. For details of the quickest (or the most scenic) driving routes see the AA or RAC websites www.theaa.com and www.rac.co.uk

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Motorways Yorkshire’s cities and market towns are easy to get to from other parts of the A Roads country. Travel to Yorkshire with high-speed trains from either London Rail Routes or Edinburgh in less than two hours with Virgin Trains East Coast and Airports Grand Central services. You can also get to Yorkshire by train from the Heritage Coasts North West with TransPennine Express, who offer direct services into the Areas of Outstanding county from Liverpool and Manchester. Natural Beauty Northern Rail also offer direct services to Yorkshire from the North National ParksWest.

yorkshireFerryport by sea Ferry services to Hull and Newcastle link Yorkshire with Holland, Belgium and Germany. P&O Ferries operate overnight services to Hull from Rotterdam and Zeebrugge.