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I’d like to see more liquorice in Pontefract cakes

Pontefract is forever associated with liquorice. But a bit like with Southwell and the Bramley Apple, we didn’t find any of the local cafés and tea rooms making the most of that connection with interesting liquorice sweets or cakes on … Continue reading

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Been nice to get to know you, Knaresborough

Considering how many years I’ve lived in Yorkshire, it’s incredible that I’d never really been to Knaresborough before I visited recently as part of the Fancy a Cuppa? North Yorkshire tour. Knaresborough’s problem has always been that it is so … Continue reading

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Good cake and coffee in St Asaph, I presume?

I don’t know how much coffee Stanley got to drink when he lived in St Asaph’s workhouse as a boy…More likely gruel and water probably.  But now he’d have the joy of coffee, cake and more at Jacob’s Ladder Coffee … Continue reading

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