12 Artisan Food Producers Exhibiting at our Christmas Fair in York
Living North’s Christmas Fair is back and our festive food hall will be packed with some of the finest artisan food producers
The Bottled Baking Co.
With a love for high-quality family baking, Greg wanted an all-in-one product he could use with his then two-year-old son. He came up with The Bottled Baking Co., where all the ingredients you need to make decadent brownies, cookies and cakes are already weighed out, meaning less mess and more fun. Hand-making each product in Yorkshire, Greg and his team now have a full range of baking bottles, including gingerbread brownies, chocolate orange cookies and Santa’s Winter Wondercake mix – they also do a range of vegan baking bottles, and kits for pets too.
The Jar House
This family business based in Saltburn started from a passion for travel, visiting distilleries and breweries, and a love of craft beer and good bakes. Combining these passions, the team at The Jar House create award-winning, easy-to-follow beer bread mixes which allow you to fill your home with irresistible aromas and tasty breads. Choose the original bread mix, chilli, garlic and parmesan, or smokey BBQ flavours, and wow guests this Christmas with delicious homemade beer bread.
Dough It Yourself
Determined to bring great tasting, home-cooked pizza straight to your kitchen, the team behind Dough It Yourself offer the finest ingredients, including a selection of super-thin bases and tasty sauces. From Diablo and Romana sauces, to plain, wholemeal and gluten-free bases, Dough It Yourself have everything you need to create the most delicious, Italian-style homemade pizzas in the comfort of your own home.
Taste of Yorkshire
Founded from his home in Pocklington, former chef Keith Pollitt has grown his sweet and savoury biscuit business into the success it is today. Shop a range of biscuits including cheesy nibbles, celery and black pepper oaten biscuits, chilli jam nibbles and harissa and lemon oatens. You’ll also be able to shop classic shortbread bites and ginger shortbread biscuits – perfect with a cup of tea after a day’s shopping.
Rose Cottage Pantry
The family behind this business based in the heart of East Yorkshire’s countryside has been farming since 1960. With a passion for high-quality foods combined with traditional regional skills, Rose Cottage Pantry bring you their delicious pies and pastry savouries. Using the best local ingredients, the team will be showcasing a range of their tasty pork pies (try the Huntsman for three layers of pork, chicken breast and a top layer of crunchy sage and onion stuffing), as well as traditional pasties, sausage rolls and chunky steak pies.
Sweet Sisters Cakery
If you’re looking for decadent sweet treats look no further than Sweet Sisters Cakery. Bringing a selection of their gooey brownies, blondies, shortbreads, rocky roads and even some giant rum truffles to our Christmas Fair, there’ll be something for everyone. Make sure to head to the stand early as we know their delicious goodies will sell out quickly.
The Yorkshire Pasta Company
Pasta lovers won’t want to miss this stand. After travelling around Italy and learning the art of authentic artisan pasta making, Kathryn discovered there was a gap in the market for premium British pasta made right here in Yorkshire. Using only locally-milled wheat flour and water, and a two-day making method, The Yorkshire Pasta Company create everything from penne rigate and fusilli to conchiglie. Don’t miss Kathryn’s live chef demo on Thursday 10th November at 12pm.
This family-run business is famous for creating delicious handmade puds and cakes in small batches from their farmhouse kitchen in Darlington. From classic golden syrup to orange marmalade, gluten-free sticky toffee and fluffy ginger pudding topped with real ginger pieces, the desserts here are award winning and all made with locally-sourced ingredients – it’s a recipe for success!
The Gourmet Scotch Egg Co.
From this small team of dedicated workers come the delicious and decadent gourmet Scotch eggs we all know and love. All their Scotch eggs are handmade using the best free-range eggs, boiling them for just the right amount of time to get that soft and jammy yolk. Pork, black pudding, chorizo, apple or caramelised onion: there will be plenty of choice for every palate.
This award-winning biscuit bakehouse specialise in hand-crafted delights, baked in the traditional way using their vintage family recipes. Whether you’re after a savoury cracker for your Christmas cheese, a giant fluffy meringue to nibble on, or a delicious cookie or buttery shortbread treat, you’ll find them all at Sawley Kitchen.
Emma is a self-confessed chocoholic who turned her love for all things chocolate into her dream job. She creates a wide range of artisan chocolates for everyday enjoyment, as well as large corporate box orders, bespoke cakes and cupcakes. We recommend stocking up on the artisan chocolate bars – they come in flavours such as coffee and creme, milk rocky road, popping candy and salted caramel.
The Cheesy Living Co.
Bringing together his passion for great tasting food (especially cheese and charcuterie) with accessibility to fabulous British produce, Jake created Leeds-based The Cheesy Living Co. Alongside his team, Jake takes the hard work out of creating perfect food platters so you can simply enjoy their great flavours – from signature boxes which are filled with everything from Cornish gouda to Monmouthshire air-dried beef bresaola to Fondue It Yourself boxes including all the ingredients you need for a cheesy night in.