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?
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!