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​Easter at Bettys: For all the good eggs

14 February 2017

It’s all about the good eggs here at Bettys this Easter. But it’s about much more than Easter eggs. Puzzled? Let us explain…

Half-term happiness with Bettys

11 February 2017

Bring the family to Bettys this half-term to create happy memories that you will stay with you for years to come.

Top tips for cooking with rhubarb

10 February 2017

As Yorkshire-folk we feel a special affection for rhubarb so we always look forward to the seasonal arrival of Yorkshire Forced Rhubarb. Visit our Café Tea Rooms to try treats which celebrate this winter speciality, such as Rhubarb Frangipane, but should you wish to try cooking it at home, we have some expert advice, courtesy of our Bettys Cookery School Tutors.

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Heart-warming deliciousness with our Valentine's Gift Box

2 February 2017

We can thank St Valentine for many things, but, let’s face it, the fact that his feast day falls in chilly February definitely offers room for improvement. Still, our craft bakers and chocolatiers aren’t so easily swayed from thoughts of romance, and in our Valentine’s Gift Box we’ve created a collection so heart-warmingly delicious, winter weather will be the last thing on your beau's mind.

The true story of vanilla

1 February 2017

We all know what vanilla is like. Reliably nice, reassuringly ordinary… perhaps a little safe? Think of ice cream flavours: when you can tuck in to rich chocolate, tangy fruit or aromatic peppermint, why would you choose plain old vanilla?

No need to choose between chocolates and flowers with Bettys

26 January 2017

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It’s a perennial question: flowers or chocolates? When it comes to Valentine’s Day gifts, we hope we’re not being too cheeky by suggesting that our With Love Chocolate Selection has both of these classic choices wrapped up.

​Fall in Love with Bettys

19 January 2017

You never forget those special moments. The way surprise turned to anticipation as the gift box arrived. How your heart beat a little faster as you lifted the lid. That giddy rush of joy when your eyes first met those of a cheeky Yorkshire Fat Rascal. We’re always looking for ways to make people fall in love with Bettys. However it all started for you, why not share that passion this Valentine’s Day?

​The History of the Macaroon

6 January 2017

You could be forgiven for thinking that France is the home of the macaroon, but the origin of these delicacies can actually be traced back to an Italian monastery in 1792. As befits something made from a simple paste of sugar, almonds and free-range egg whites, macaroons take their name from the Italian word for ‘paste’ – ‘macarone’.