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May 15, 2018

Has summer finally arrived? I dare say I do think so! It’s time to get out of the house and out of the pub for long evenings on terraces and in beer gardens, with a glass of white, a bit of gin and a load of alfresco dining.

Summer, I missed you.

So as I’ve spent the pas...

April 27, 2018

So often in this foodie world I operate in (and trust me, I do love it) I hear about and see and eat plate after plate after plate of dainty little dishes packed full of spices and drizzled in sauces and drowned in ladle upon ladle of creativity and flair and originali...

April 6, 2018

Meet Florian Poirot. Yorkshire’s own pâtissier.

After having trained in some of France's best names for pâtisserieFlorian originally came to York just for a weekend interview in Nestle’s test kitchen. He didn’t speak a word of English and he got the job. The move was...

April 3, 2018

I’m told that in the UK, May Day is all about Morris Dancing and drunken ale drinking.

No trouble with that but what I’m offering you today might just be even better than all of the above.

I’m talking £25 value Foodie Hamper complete with ale, food, more tipples and more...

March 24, 2018

There’s nothing that gets me quite in the spirit of spring as rhubarb does.

This week, it almost felt like we could finally start hoping for warmer days. The warming sunshine and blue skies called for rhubarb in celebration. Yorkshire rhubarb; one of Yorkshire’s finest...

March 16, 2018

There’s this chap who’s lived and cooked in Amsterdam for over 15 years and now that he's come back home to the British North, he's given the city what I might just call the best Yorkshire Pudding in York

Meet Jason of Daft Pudding. He's the o...