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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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Being in Bedale means more than just good coffee, tea and cake

Funnily enough, all my previous visits to Bedale had involved bread. You see, this market town just a short hop from where we live in North Yorkshire hit national headlines a few years ago when its community bakery became the … Continue reading

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Testing the scones and tasting the tea (and coffee) in Pateley Bridge

Did they choose not to route the Tour de France 2014 through Pateley Bridge because the roads into town are too steep? Or was it that the approach roads are just too narrow for a peloton hurtling downhill round hairpin … Continue reading

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