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Recipes

​Slingsby Gin and Pink Grapefruit Cakes

9 August 2017

These wickedly naughty little loaf cakes are truly made in Yorkshire. They combine the expert baking knowledge of Lisa Bennison, one of our most experienced Cookery School tutors and a Yorkshire lass through and through, with the irresistible flavours of Harrogate’s very own Slingsby Gin. What’s the saying? One for the cake, one for me…

Film: How to make the perfect Yorkshire Pudding

26 July 2017

Celebrate Yorkshire Day with perfect Yorkshire Puddings. Not sure how? Lisa Bennison from has been with Bettys for 32 years and now teaches at our Cookery School. Who better to guide you?

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.

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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​Spooky bell peppers with sticky chicken

17 October 2016

A fun and easy-to-make savoury snack that's ideal for Halloween parties.

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​Pear & ginger tray bake

17 October 2016

Try this warming seasonal tray bake for a simple Halloween after-dinner treat everyone will love.

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Inspired by Wimbledon: our Strawberry, Cherry & Rose Tisane mocktail

27 June 2016

What’s that thwack we hear? It’s the gratifying sound of tennis ball on racket – Wimbledon is here!

To mark the occasion, we set Bettys Cookery School genius Lisa Bennison the task of devising a Wimbledon-inspired mocktail based on our new Strawberry, Cherry & Rose Tisane. After all, Wimbledon and strawberries go together like Bettys and afternoon tea.

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Croquettes Aux Crevettes Grises

16 July 2014

This delicious dish featured on our Where the Dales Meet the Alps Cookery School course. We created a menu that included recipes from locations along the 2014 Tour de France route, including specialities from Yorkshire, France and, in this case, Flanders in Belgium.

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