Why is a Pie Called a Pie?

March 5th is British Pie week, a week-long celebration of, you guessed it, pies! But do you know what one is and where the name came from? Britain and Ireland have had a love affair with them since the 12th century; whether a savoury, sweet, shortcrust or puff pastry. Some with no pastry at all but… Continue reading Why is a Pie Called a Pie?

Yorkshire Forced Rhubarb

Yorkshire Forced Rhubarb is Here!

There are so many reasons to dislike the month of January, and much to celebrate including the arrival marmalade¬†oranges, and closer to home, Yorkshire Forced Rhubarb. The delicate stems arriving in the shops is a joy and signals a gentle easing back of the winter months. And, of course, a promise of spring just around… Continue reading Yorkshire Forced Rhubarb is Here!