Tag Archives: 1820s

What if Byron had tasted Bramley Apples in Southwell’s coffee shops and tea rooms?

Southwell being the home of the first ever Bramley apple 200 years ago, we were determined to have apple pie or apple cake with our coffee and tea today. And we managed it! If I ran a coffee shop or … Continue reading

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Bradford, West Yorkshire: tea, coffee, cake and culture

Heading down to Bradford yesterday, I had a few images in my mind, based on past headlines and really basic knowledge of the place.  There was that awful football ground fire in the mid-80s; it used to be the wool … Continue reading

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