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A fantastico Italian cookery school at Casale San Pietro

May 16, 2019 No comments

Mamma Mia! I am now a proper Italian cook, thanks to Casale San Pietro, a blissful haven of a boutique hotel less than an hour’s drive from Rome. My sister Justine and I have just returned from the Casale’s three-day Italian cookery school – and we are feeling that we are now pretty authentic rustic[Read More]

What’s on in Yorkshire – gorgeous dates for your diary

May 14, 2019 No comments

Here’s our round-up of upcoming gorgeous events – the perfect place to find out what’s on in Yorkshire. If you’d like to be featured, simply email gorgeousyorkshire@gmail.com THIS WEEK: Hinterlands Rural Film Festival, Skipton, Thurs, May 16-Sun, May 19. New annual festival celebrating films set in and about the countryside including special events and screenings of classics[Read More]

Coal Drops Yard – the perfect London-Yorkshire day out

April 26, 2019 No comments

Coal Drops Yard is huge and yet it has remained hidden and unknown to me and, I am certain, to many others, for almost 170 years. Even though I used to live in London. Even though I have passed close by several times a year for 20 years as the train from Leeds to London[Read More]

Going vegan in Hebden Bridge

March 7, 2019 No comments

The trend towards veganism has well and truly caught on but even though Greggs has brought out  a much-publicised vegan sausage roll and M&S has jumped on the bandwagon with its “Plant” range, it’s still fiendishly difficult to find cafes and restaurants with a good selection of, or indeed any, vegan items on the menu.[Read More]

Gorgeous dates for your diary

March 5, 2019 No comments

Here’s our round-up of upcoming gorgeous events – the perfect place to find out what’s on in Yorkshire. If you’d like to be featured, simply email gorgeousyorkshire@gmail.com   THIS WEEK: Huddersfield Literature Festival, special pre-festival event with crime writers Ann Cleeves and Cath Staincliffe, Wed, March 6, 6.30pm, Diamond Jubilee Lecture Theatre, Charles Sikes Building, University[Read More]