Eating in Iceland

Squidbeak’s Jill has been to Iceland. No, not the frozen food store, but the country. Eating in Iceland means you eat very well and often differently on barley, pickles, kale, beetroot, sorrel, herring, bacalao, Arctic char and tender Icelandic lamb. … Continue reading

Yorkshire Food Finder

If you’ve ever enjoyed a meal at the Star at Harome, or the Pipe and Glass, two of Yorkshire’s very best gastropubs, if you’ve licked a Yummy Yorkshire ice cream or scoffed some Yorkshire Blue cheese, or if you are … Continue reading

York Cocoa House

For all that some have christened it the Chocolate City, York has been slow to celebrate its chocolate history, but in 2011 Sophie Jewett, a true chocolate enthusiast, opened the York Cocoa House in Blake Street and made it a … Continue reading

Cooks at Carlton Towers

‘Not a Cookery School’, Development Director Elaine Lemm, corrects me: ‘It’s a School of Food’ – the difference being that the courses at Carlton Towers offer far more than cookery lessons. The website explains: ‘Grow, cook, photograph or write about … Continue reading

Food Foraging Day

We’ve told you about Sean and Tricia Baxter’s Real Staithes, the walk across the foreshore to learn about the wildlife and industrial heritage. Now we can tell you about a new Food Foraging Day. Spend the morning with fisherman Sean … Continue reading

Le Squidbeak Tour

In case you’ve had your head under the duvet, the 20th Tour de France starts off from Leeds Town Hall on the 5th July and after 191km  of pedaling they reach Harrogate (don’t they know it’s only 25km?) . The … Continue reading

Taste the Wild

I’d heard a lot about Chris Bax and his Taste the Wild courses but had never met him until I found myself sitting next to him at at a dinner at the Star Inn to launch Yorkshire Food Finder and … Continue reading

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