Discover the Fabulous Food Producers Exhibiting at Living North's Christmas Fair at York Racecourse
Living North's Christmas Fair is back at York Racecourse from 9th-12th November and we can't wait to welcome you into our food halls
The proof really is in the pudding, as this family-run award-winning business have more than 15 years of experience creating deliciously indulgent sweet treats. Each recipe is made by hand in small batches in Robert and Lea Darling’s farmhouse kitchen in Darlington. We recommend the scrumptious rich toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce and a sprinkling of pecans on top – and be sure to look out for their gluten-free options.
Rose Cottage Pantry
The family behind these delicious pies and savoury pastries have been farming in the heart of East Yorkshire’s countryside since 1960. Rose Cottage Pantry use only the best local ingredients for their range of pies, sausage rolls and traditional pasties. Look out for their delicious chunky steak pie with crisp, shortcrust pastry.
The Jar House
Based in Saltburn, this family business specialises in award-winning British beer bread. Combining their love of craft beer and good bakes, the team decided to set up The Jar House, producing easy-to-make beer bread mixes which will fill your home with irresistible aromas – and tasty bread. Choose from the original bread mix, chilli, garlic and parmesan, or smoky BBQ flavours.
The Gourmet Scotch Egg Co.
Fill your boots with handmade luxury, free-range Scotch eggs from The Gourmet Scotch Egg Co. Using award-winning free-range pork, quality free-range eggs and special homemade breadcrumbs, the team boil the Scotch eggs for just the right amount of time to get that soft and jammy yolk. From pork and black pudding to plain and traditional, make sure to stop by their stand.
Yorkshire Mushroom Emporium
Based in Leeds, this independent mushroom producer grows fresh, delicious and sustainably produced mushrooms. Yorkshire Mushroom Emporium specialise in high-quality gourmet mushroom growing kits, perfect for both beginners and experienced growers alike. The kits are designed to make home growing easy and accessible, and are the perfect Christmas gift for any budding forager or mushroom lover.
New Yorkshire Emporium
Yorkshire lad Guy has more than 20 years of experience in the catering industry and following a trip to America, he decided to return to Holmfirth to create his own take on a hot smoky barbecue sauce. Now New Yorkshire Emporium have a range of award-winning artisan chilli sauces and spicy pickles. Be sure to visit their stand to pick up a jar of Rey’t Warmin’ red onion chutney for your Christmas cheese board.
Using only the best British oats, real butter and wholesome ingredients, Flapjackery pride themselves on their award-winning gluten-free flapjacks. Their flapjack flavours go beyond the traditional and new ones include cherry Bakewell, caramel latte and salted caramel brownie. Looking to treat someone this Christmas? Order one of their delicious boxes which will be delivered straight to the door.
Little Sutton Biltong Company
Priding themselves on producing delicious dry-cured beef biltong, where no artificial flavours are added to the meat, the team here simply slow air-dry their meat under stringent temperatures and humidity, resulting in a truly natural taste. The range includes everything from original biltong and Jamaican jerk to tandoori masala and teriyaki flavours.
The Patisserie Malton
In the heart of Malton you’ll find this fabulous patisserie, café and shop producing delicious cakes, sweet treats and savouries – and if you want to shop all this and more, head to their stand at Living North’s Christmas Fair. Pick up a range of goodies, including delicious sausage rolls, brownies and tray bakes to enjoy at home.
Blueberry Hill Preserves
Their range of handmade pickles, chutneys and sauces come with a big dollop of Northern soul and each jar and bottle is packed full of flavour. From the heart of Yorkshire, Blueberry Hill use only the finest artisan ingredients to create their small-batch products. At Living North’s Christmas Fair, look out for their tangy jams and luxury curds, or try their award-winning hot garlic pickle to add a kick to your curries or bolognese.
Rainbow Sweets N Treats
Bringing the best quality retro and vintage sweets and treats to Living North’s Christmas Fair, this Yorkshire businesses is a must-visit stand for those with a sweet tooth. Pick up everything from classic pick ’n’ mix and retro chews to flying saucer cones, foam sweets and fizzy rainbow laces.
The Sawley Kitchen
This family-run, award-winning biscuit bakehouse specialise in hand-crafted artisan goodies. Baked the traditional way and using family recipes, the small team of skilled bakers create both sweet and savoury delights – think giant meringues, classic and flavoured shortbread, fruit and chocolate biscuits, and savoury crackers which are perfect for your Christmas cheese board.
Spicymonkey create a delicious range of unique, home-cooked curry sauces, spices, pickles and chutneys which are easy to use, yet add a whole new flavour to your food. Influenced by their travels around Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia, the team have developed their own original recipes, so look out for their range which includes everything from mild Malaysian curry to hot Goan curry sauce.
Bringing her yummy homemade brownies, rocky roads and blondies to York Racecourse, baker Katie will have a range of goodies to satisfy your sweet tooth. Following the launch of the business in lockdown, Katie has been creating decadent blondies (think Kinder and Nutella flavours), cookies, cream-stuffed cookies and caramel brownie slices which are enjoyed across the UK.