Bay Tree, Stillington

What a delight it is to see a young couple making a go of a pub; with so many closing to take one on is a brave step. Yorkshire lass Harri Scott and her (chef) partner Ed Allen have taken on the Bay Tree at...

Christmas Stollen

This is a lighter version than a traditional Stollen but still with all those lovely flavours. Do not be put off by the lengthy list of ingredients in the recipe, seriously, this is not difficult to make. To...

Sticky Plum and Ginger Cake

As we move towards autumn and with plums dripping from the trees, it is time for cake, specifically warming ginger cake with a tasty topping of sweet plums.

PUB OF THE WEEK: The Phoenix

The Phoenix pub in York is a proper boozer sitting almost glued to the City walls close to the Barbican. There’s not a sniff of spit and sawdust, just great scrubbed floorboards, decorative iron tables...