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The voice of food and drink: Nigel Barden’s celebration of Yorkshire fare

Talking to Nigel Barden is like listening to a who’s who of the food and drink scene in Yorkshire. If he doesn’t know a food producer or restaurateur you get the feeling they aren’t worth knowing.

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Early spring snowdrops, crocus and winter aconites

Todmorden in Bloom: Spring blooms to lift winter glooms

Spring is on its way! Each new flower heralds its arrival as gardens comes to life again.

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Volunteer June Turner with Eunice Shaws granddaughter Clare Shaw

Todmorden Town Hall has the mark of success

Todmorden Town Hall has received a prestigious visitor accreditation from official tourist board Visit England.

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Inspirational

Inspirational

It was one of the most horrific moments of the Falklands conflict when two Argentinian war planes attacked the RFA Sir Galahad.

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Yorkshire Pudding Day: Readers' best recipes

Yorkshire Pudding Day: Readers' best recipes

We asked and you shared.

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In every way a souper soup ..

In every way a souper soup ..

After showing readers the way to make a very tasty but very naughty syrup sponge recipe last column I felt it was only right to go with a healthy recipe this week, writes Alasdair Nunn of RachAls Kitchen Ltd the Halifax-based catering company.

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The art of the perfect Yorkshire pudding

With February 5 marking Yorkshire Pudding Day, Mark E. Johnson speaks to Pride and Pudding author Regula Ysewijn to find out the story behind this signature British dish.

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The view from the Island Girl Catamaran Tour.

Travel review: Tobago - the island spirit

Tobago has managed to retain the charm and character that other corners of the Caribbean have lost – and its taste for rum says Ruby Kitchen.

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Lettuce shortage is just the tip of the iceberg

Lettuce shortage is just the tip of the iceberg

Supermarkets are rationing vegetables after a Spanish growing region was hit by flooding.

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Collaboration of art and horticulture ...

Hebden Bridge Open Studios has joined forces with Hebden Bridge Arts Festival to create a special open cultural weekend this summer, writes Paul Clarke.

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Perfect batter for tasty fish

Perfect batter for tasty fish

There’s nothing nicer than fresh fish, especially home caught varieties like cod and haddock - those served in the majority of fish and chip shops.

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Magic and music adds up to fun for youngsters

Magic and music adds up to fun for youngsters

Singing, storytelling and sharing music can be enjoyed by Yorkshire’s youngest residents as part of a programme of family-friendly performances and workshops run by Opera North.

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Leeds Bradford Airport boosts New York flights roster

Leeds Bradford Airport boosts New York flights roster

Leeds Bradford Airport will increase its service to New York this year after announcing seven charter flights.

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Amazon is for sellers as well as buyers

Fed up with eBay? Try these four lucrative alternatives for sellers

SELLING your spare junk on eBay is so easy now that many of us give barely a second thought to the alternatives. Yet there is a raft of other online resources that could give you as much, if not more, bang for your buck.

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Chicken with fruit and ale

Chicken with fruit and ale

When you think of a drink accompaniment to food it’s natural to reach for a bottle of wine.

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Classic board game Monopoly is getting an overhaul this year

Iconic Monopoly pieces face the boot - you could have emoji, dinosaur, duck and penguin as replacements

Traditional Monopoly pieces are facing the axe - but you can vote on what you'd like to see in their place.
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A delightfully light way to finish off your meal ...

A delightfully light way to finish off your meal ...

And here to finish the meal is a decorative lemon posset - an ideal light end to your meal.

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A round of applause for the ultimate star of the show ...

A round of applause for the ultimate star of the show ...

A forerib of beef is the star of any dinner party.

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Cheeky cauli & cheese soup

Cheeky cauli & cheese soup

Throughout the year Alasdair Nunn and Rachel Berry who together form Halifax catering company RachAls Kitchen have been giving up the secrets of their food in a series of recipe columns.

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Great Yorkshire break: Comfort and joy at the Falcon Manor, Settle

Great Yorkshire break: Comfort and joy at the Falcon Manor, Settle

There’s something wonderfully comforting and uplifting about driving through those rolling hills of North Yorkshire that are “the Dales”.

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