The food behind the Yorkshire pub lunch

Pub lunches are becoming more popular throughout the nation, nowhere more so than in Yorkshire. There are many aspects behind Yorkshire pubs that make them so appealing to the county’s people, and this ranges from picturesque locations in both towns and the countryside to the warm and friendly atmosphere for which the region is famous. […]

Eating out in Yorkshire

Whether it is for a celebration or an alternative to cooking, eating out is always a popular option. As Yorkshire food is some of the best on offer, many people from this region and its visitors decide to dine at local pubs – but what is it about the Yorkshire pub that makes it so […]

Great Yorkshire foods – York ham

A stalwart of Yorkshire pub lunches everywhere, York ham is possibly the most copied food product ever to come out of North Yorkshire. To be a true Yorkshire food, the ham should come from pigs born and raised in Yorkshire, and cured on Yorkshire soil, preferably near or within the city of York itself. Skipton […]

A smoking habit – but a healthy one

A hearty ploughman’s of York ham, served with crusty bread and a selection of homemade pickles, is a popular choice wherever Yorkshire pub lunches are served. Ham is just one example of a traditional Yorkshire food that gains its unique flavour through smoking – a method of food preservation that is centuries old. Cured and […]

In praise of the Great British Pie

Pie-making is a British tradition that goes back centuries. Today, traditional meat pies are still a top choice for Yorkshire pub lunches, with classics like steak-and-kidney, beef-and-ale, chicken-and-mushroom and Cottage Pie on practically every pub menu. “Pie and chips” is a popular choice at fish-and-chip shops, but not one a connoisseur would ever make; the […]

A Taylored approach to Yorkshire food

Two things define the pubs of North Yorkshire – great beer and great food. With Timothy Taylor pubs, one defines the other. Timothy Taylor beers go hand in hand with Yorkshire pub lunches. The brewery has almost 30 tied pubs in North Yorkshire and the West Riding – often traditional premises serving excellent Yorkshire food. […]

Wining and dining with the breweries of Yorkshire

In North Yorkshire, food and booze go together. Nothing beats a good, home-cooked meal washed down with your favourite tipple, whether it’s dinner at a high-class restaurant, or a “beer and barbeque” at your local. In recent years the two have become synonymous, with a growing number of “gourmet pubs” springing up, especially in areas […]