Archive

May 2016

19/05/2016

Join our team

As one of the largest tourist destinations in the Yorkshire Dales, we are looking to extend our team. Cleaning/Front of House Staff for our Visitor Centre We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join our team; we have a vacancy to help with cleaning – hours available either early morning or evenings, working 3 days one week, 4 days the next and includes working every other weekend. Additional hours also available front of house if wanted. Pay rate £8.53 following a 13 week probationary period and... Read More

13/05/2016
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Iconic Yorkshire Producers Unite to create Yorkshire Wensleydale & Ginger Cheesecake Ice Cream

The Wensleydale Creamery is celebrating the start of Summer with the launch of a Yorkshire Wensleydale & Ginger Cheesecake ice cream, to be sold at the Creamery’s popular Visitor Centre. The Creamery, based at Hawes in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, has partnered with fellow Wensleydale dairy manufacturer, Brymor Ice Cream, to create a unique flavour of their Real Dairy Ice Cream; Yorkshire Wensleydale & Ginger Cheesecake. Inspired by the famous signature dish; Yorkshire Wensleydale & Ginger Cheesecake, served at The Wensleydale Creamery’s Visitor Centre, the ice cream is... Read More

11/05/2016

A Tasty Yorkshire Test Match

We are looking forward to providing a great ‘Yorkshire Welcome’ at Headingley for the first Test Match of the season, starting 19th May. We’ll be taking along our range of award-winning handcrafted cheeses, to sample. Plus, new for this year are our Wensleydale Creamery cheeseboard platters, which can be purchased from our stand at the ground, to enjoy whilst you watch the match. With a selection of our delicious cheeses to choose from, including our famous Yorkshire Wensleydale, Wensleydale Blue and Yorkshire Wensleydale & Cranberries, along with home-made chutney &... Read More

09/05/2016
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British Sandwich Week

The origin of the sandwich can be traced back to the 18th Century. John Montagu, the Fourth Earl of Sandwich, was a prolific gambler and legend has it he would ask his valet to bring him meat between two slices of bread as a meal, in order that he didn’t need to leave the gaming table. As time went on, his companions began to ask for “the same as Sandwich” – and so the sandwich was born! In the present day, the sandwich is a highly popular snack or light... Read More

09/05/2016

Coffee, Chocolate & Walnut Scones

A popular scone “special” in our 1897 Coffee Shop – wonderful warm with lashings of our Dales Butter. Ingredients Scones 1 lb of self raising flour 3 tbsp of cocoa powder 200g of caster sugar 250g of unsalted butter a handful of crushed walnuts, plus extra for sprinkling on top Splash of cream 2 eggs Coffee icing 250 g of icing sugar 1 shot of espresso coffee Method 1. Heat oven to 160c. 2. Tip the flour into a large bowl with the sugar, butter and cocoa powder and rub... Read More

09/05/2016

Lemon Drizzle Scones

Highly popular in our 1897 Coffee Shop – delicious served warm, with lashings of Dales Butter. Ingredients Scones 450g self-raising flour, plus more for dusting 350 g caster sugar 250g margarine 2 eggs Splash milk Juice of 2 lemons Zest of 1 lemon Icing 500g icing sugar 4 tbsp fresh lemon juice   Method 1. Heat oven to 160C/. 2. Tip the flour into a large bowl with the sugar, margarine, lemon zest and rub together into fine crumbs. 3. Add lemon juice, eggs and splash of milk. Mix until... Read More

03/05/2016
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Yorkshire Wensleydale & Creamed Leek Flatbread

A popular dish in our Visitor Centre Coffee Shop – perfect as a snack, or as a light lunch/supper. Ingredients 1 flatbread 1 leek, washed and finely chopped Knob of butter 150ml vegetable stock 50ml whipping cream 1 slice bacon, grilled and diced 50g Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese, grated Black pepper Chopped parsley to garnish Method 1. Add the vegetable stock and butter to a pan and allow to simmer, before adding the leeks 2. Cover and simmer until liquid has reduced by 3/4 and the leeks have softened 3. Add... Read More