14 episodes

Every week we welcome Dales Chef, Bruce Elsworth to chat about his favourite passion - food! Each episode looks at food in a refreshing way. From its origins, where and when to best use it, nutritional benefits and some great mouth-watering recipe ideas.

The Dales Chef Dales Radio Podcasts

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Every week we welcome Dales Chef, Bruce Elsworth to chat about his favourite passion - food! Each episode looks at food in a refreshing way. From its origins, where and when to best use it, nutritional benefits and some great mouth-watering recipe ideas.

    The Great Yorkshire Show

    The Great Yorkshire Show

    From Binghams Potted meats to Yockenthwaite Granola; Pucketts Pickles to Ruchello liquor, Bruce samples the finest of what Yorkshire has to offer at the 165th Great Yorkshire Show.
    Capturing the flavour of the largest agricultural show in England, Bruce chats with Julian about the award winners...and runners up across the show, including Shepherd's Purse Cheese which has swept the floor with accolades this year.

    • 10 min
    Yorkshire Provenance

    Yorkshire Provenance

    In this episode, Bruce Elsworth, the Dales Chef, talks about traceable Yorkshire food and why he chooses to use it in his restaurant.
    With the Tour de France on and Bruce being a keen sportsman himself he is celebrating with his own take at a special 'Tour de Yorkshire' event at his restaurant, Elsworth at the Mill, which has already sold out!
    It's one of many themed events run by Bruce, his wife Rebecca and their team, as they create memorable and entertaining evenings for food lovers to enjoy.

    • 7 min
    The Cream Tea

    The Cream Tea

    The Dales Chef investigates one of the nation's favourites - the Cream Tea. Quintessentially British and a firm favourite when we are out and about or in the company of friends.
    It’s evolved into afternoon tea but originated in Devon as a way to feed the workers – jam and cream on bread. How it's evolved!
    Talking about Devon – Cornwall also lays claim to the origins of the Cream Tea. And famous suppliers of clotted cream and Strawberry Jam got together to create National Cream Tea Day.
    So, what’s the right way to enjoy your fresh scone – jam then cream.. or cream then jam? Find out the definitive answer in today's episode of The Dales Chef.

    • 6 min
    Iceberg Lettuce - Prawn Cocktail and much more!

    Iceberg Lettuce - Prawn Cocktail and much more!

    Is the best thing to do with Iceberg Lettuce to still put it in a prawn Cocktail as we've done since the 70s?
    We find out its origins and the health benefits.
    Is there more we can do with it? Have you ever cooked lettuce?
    And after all is said and done, is Bruce's favourite still the Prawn Cocktail?

    • 6 min
    Gooseberry

    Gooseberry

    The Dales Chef, Bruce Elsworth talks about Gooseberries, not so often found on the supermarket shelves, more so in the cottage garden. They have a very short season - around mid to end of June.
    We have all come across Gooseberry Fool, but what else can you do with the humble, rather tarte Gooseberry?

    • 5 min
    Elderflower

    Elderflower

    Dales Chef, Bruce Elsworth talks about Elderflower. Making a presse with freshly foraged Elderflower. And what else can you do with it? Make a jelly to serve with strawberries and ice-cream. Have you ever tried deep frying them?

    • 5 min

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