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Recipes

09/05/2018

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

09/05/2018

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

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

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

28/04/2016

Our Head Chef – Gwen Lambert

Gwen is our head chef and is responsible for ensuring that the wide range of food served daily in our popular Visitor Centre Calvert’s Restaurant and 1897 Coffee Shop is of outstanding quality, being home-made, and locally sourced, and of course great value, all of which Gwen has a great passion for. Our Visitor Centre food offer is unique, being is inspired by the use of our range of Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese milk & butter; Gwen and her team champion this and have developed a fantastic range of dishes and... Read More

07/04/2016
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Macaroni Cheese

A magnificent mac! The ultimate comfort food is even more soothing with Yorkshire Cheddar, Yorkshire Red and a bit of Double Yorkshire stirred in. Their golden colour and buttery flavours are just the thing to give it a creamy boost.

17/03/2016
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Easter at The Wensleydale Creamery

With the Easter holidays fast approaching, we’ve got some exciting activities in the pipeline to share with you! Cheese-making demonstrations We will be running cheese-making demonstrations at various times each day during the holidays. This is a wonderful experience, watching one of our cheese experts turn a gallon of milk into a pound of cheese before your eyes, in around 45 minutes! Please contact us for times and availability. Booking essential. Tickets £1 per person (in addition to Museum & Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience admission).   New cookery demonstrations New for this Easter,... Read More