Sunset over Broomhead Reservoir, Bolsterstone.

An Introduction To Foraging

An Introduction To Foraging

An introduction to foraging is the first in a special series of articles that we will be publishing over the coming weeks on the subject of foraging. We will be looking at the various types of free food available to foragers and publishing in ...

5 Great Grouse Recipes.

5 Great Grouse Recipes.

Roast Grouse For young birds roasting in the simplest way is by far the best method of cooking them. To serve 4 2 brace of grouse 8 rashers of bacon 4 tablespoons softened butter Salt and pepper 120ml port, sherry or red wine Make sure the birds ...

Moorland Management & Grouse Shooting: 12 Facts

Moorland Management & Grouse Shooting: 12 Facts

The 12th of August, referred to as the Glorious 12th is the beginning of the grouse shooting season which closes on the 10th of December each year. The date holds significant traditional importance in the shooting calendar, enshrined in the ...

2 Simple traditional Yorkshire recipes

Yorkshire Pudding These might not be the most exciting recipes, but they are, and have been, without a doubt a main part of many Yorkshire meals. Traditionally this savoury pudding was served before the meal with gravy to take the edge off the ...

Welcome to Essence of Yorkshire

We have developed our new website with the main objective being to promote and share all that Yorkshire has to offer. As Yorkshire is England’s largest county, it has an extremely diverse variety of things to offer, for both residents and ...

Tree Sculptures

Tree Sculptures

Have you noticed the chainsaw carved tree sculptures popping up along the Trans Pennine Trail? The man behind these artistic creations is Stephen Tarr, 52 year old Stephen originally trained as a cabinet maker and joiner, he has also worked as a ...

Relishing a Yorkshire Icon: Henderson’s Relish

Relishing a Yorkshire Icon: Henderson’s Relish

        Where it all began Henderson’s Relish, commonly known as “Hendo’s” or “The black stuff”, has been a must have ingredient in Yorkshire households for over 130 years. The iconic brand has a long history. Henry Henderson ...