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May 2017

Coming Soon: Swinging Sixties Biscuit Bears

24 May 2017

The Master Bakers at Bettys have dressed up their butter biscuit bears as a tribute to the album that changed music forever.

Seedlings at Schools: on the road with a van-full of trees

15 May 2017

Spring is now definitely here with the mornings getting lighter and the weather getting warmer. The trees that we planted back in November are now starting to have buds on and are getting some leaves. The first Bluebells are starting to open up and summer is only a light breeze away. It is a great time of year with everything feeling fresh and born again ready for the new season.

Discover the secrets of our artisan bread range

12 May 2017

Swiss Stick

As bakers, breadmaking is at the heart of our craft so a great deal of love (and early morning starts) went into creating these breads. We hope you enjoy tasting these loaves as much as we enjoy baking them.

Fancy That: bee delighted

11 May 2017

Seek out these seasonal treats in the fancy counters in our six Café Tea Rooms shops. Cute and highly nibble-able, we created these portable portions of pure deliciousness to put a smile on your face.

Recipe: Yorkshire trout with chargrilled asparagus

9 May 2017

Our Cookery School chefs created this tasty and healthy dish to celebrate one of our favourite flavours: asparagus. It's in-season now so pick up a bunch and try your hand at a simple-to-make spring supper. You can also visit our Café Tea Rooms where we've created a host of asparagus dishes - check the specials board.

Learning the secrets of asparagus

8 May 2017

A few miles from Richard and Ronda Morritt’s farm, I see a reassuring signpost. ‘Fresh asparagus for sale’ it reads. I’m relieved. Despite the claims of my sat-nav, I had begun to doubt whether I was in the right place. As picturesque as this corner of North Yorkshire is, there’s a reason why it’s called Sand Hutton. Surely such dry soil wouldn’t yield such a luxurious, succulent crop as asparagus?

Restoring natural habitats & reducing flood risk with Trees for Life

3 May 2017

Peter Welsh, Sam Gibson and Martin Davies plant trees in upper Wharfedale

Bettys is helping to plant 20,000 trees with the National Trust in the Yorkshire Dales as part of a project to restore a more natural habitat to the area and play a part in flood mitigation.