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Steak Sandwich and Wedges

This is a great, cost effective way of having a nice steak for dinner. Tancred Field Farm in Yorkshire provide us with some fantastic Lincoln Red Sandwich Steaks. These steaks cost £1.56 and £1.17. We made some potato wedges which cost about 30p. We also fried some onions and mushrooms which cost about 30p and...
Steak Sandwich and Wedges

Taylors of Harrogate – French Roast Coffee

Another week another coffee. This time it’s Taylors of Harrogate French Roast: A full-bodied, smooth blend which includes a proportion of top quality Kenyan beans, giving hints of citrus fruit. Dark roast. Coffee Origin: Africa Coffee Type: Whole Bean Blend Coffee Range: Speciality Coffee Beans Also available in: Speciality Coffee Beans As an extra treat...
Taylors of Harrogate – French Roast Coffee

Local Farm Meats – Tancred Field Farm, Yorkshire

At Millies we always aim to support local produces and bring you the best quality produce at the right price. With our new local farm meat supplier we do just that. The lovely Dean and Angela Hullah run Tancred Field Farm, where they raise pedigree cows, pigs and sheep – they even grow their own...
Local Farm Meats – Tancred Field Farm, Yorkshire

Taylors of Harrogate – Fairtrade Organic Nicaraguan Coffee

Still working our way through the Taylors of Harrogate coffee selection available at Millies, we are now testing out Fairtrade Organic Nicaraguan coffee: We can’t recommend this coffee highly enough. It is grown by a small farmer’s cooperative in the Matagalpa Mountains region of Nicaragua; it has a tantalising aroma and a rich flavour with...
Taylors of Harrogate – Fairtrade Organic Nicaraguan Coffee

Taylors of Harrogate – World’s Best Coffee Beans

Just called into Millies and grabbed some of Taylors of Harrogate World’s Best coffee beans to use in our coffee machine. World’s Best was a blend invented during the second world war. While all commodities were in short supply, Taylors purchased a small quantity of very high-quality beans which we saved to create our World’s...
Taylors of Harrogate – World’s Best Coffee Beans

Home-made Venison Pie & Organic Veg

I was going to cook tonight (honest!), but then I saw our deli chef had cooked venison pie for ‘Meal of the Day’ and it looked just too good not to try! So I grabbed a couple of slices and some veg and brought it home. I know this may sound bias, but this really...
Home-made Venison Pie & Organic Veg

COOK Belgian Chocolate Pudding

This is easily our favourite pudding. A “rich chocolate sponge topped with morish belgian chocolate sauce”. All I can say is it’s yummy, I love it!! Served with Provamel Soya Custard Vanilla. All available in store at Millies.

The Joys of Having a Chef!

Lets say – hypothetically speaking of course – you have a late night out on the town with the girls and you then have to work 8am – 6pm the next day. The last thing you want to do when you get home is cook. Queue our deli chef Andy and his fantastic vegetable lasagne!...
The Joys of Having a Chef!

Duck Eggs from Church View Farm – Wakefield

We have a fantastic new local supplier of duck, quail and hen eggs. So on a lazy Sunday morning I thought I’d try Church View Farm’s duck eggs for breakfast, as I had been promised they were a far better choice for brekkie. Some toasted fresh bread from Howards Bakery of Harrogate. Fortunately I wasn’t...
Duck Eggs from Church View Farm – Wakefield

New Espressivo Coffee Machine from Peter Maturi

There’s no better way to start your weekend than with a good, decent, strong coffee! So we’ve just been to Peter Maturi and bought a Dualit Espressivo Coffee Machine for our new apartment. To test it out we grabbed some Taylors of Harrogate Kenya AA Gold coffee beans which is one of the beans we...
New Espressivo Coffee Machine from Peter Maturi

Giovanni Hot Chocolate Sugar Scrub

I’ve been dying to test this one out and I’ve not been disappointed. It smells exactly like chocolate and feels fantastic! “Giovanni Hot Chocolate Sugar Scrub sweetens your day as a gentle body exfollator that polishes skin’s surface, removing cellular debris. The richly scented formula contains the exclusive Giovanni PureOrganic Technology™ blend, an advanced essential...
Giovanni Hot Chocolate Sugar Scrub