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Category Archives: Food

Taster Day: Chapman’s Hand Made Gourmet Fish Cakes

On Saturday 15th February we will be welcoming Chapman’s to our Leeds store to offer a taster day for their delicious hand made gourmet fish cakes. Join us between 12pm and 4pm to sample their fish cakes which are made using the pick of the fish from local producers and the pick of the crop of Maris...
Taster Day: Chapman’s Hand Made Gourmet Fish Cakes

Cheese Wedding Cake for Matt & Lil

We were chuffed to bits when a food and lifestyle blogger that we follow got in touch about a Cheese Wedding Cake for her wedding. Lil from Whip Until Fluffy was looking for a Cheese Tower for around 80 guests with cheeses ideally from around Yorkshire. We invited the happy couple into the store to sample...
Cheese Wedding Cake for Matt & Lil

The Truckles Have Landed

I’m not ashamed to admit that Christmas is my favourite time of year in the shop. Especially when we take the first delivery of cheese truckles (180g – 200g). And this year we have the largest selection from more producers than ever before. All are available from our cheese deli counter in the centre of...
The Truckles Have Landed

Can You Taste the Difference?

It turns out you can ‘Taste the Difference’, but only if you shop with independents like us who focus on quality. These steaks that I bought from @sainsburys #tastethedifference are truly awful, won’t be buying again! — Clare Smith (@nuttybird68) November 7, 2013 Mental note buy #indie take time to shop for quality and get...
Can You Taste the Difference?

Yorkshire Free Range Traditional Christmas Turkeys

We are now taking orders for free range Christmas turkeys which have been specially bred for Christmas by John Wright’s Turkeys at Holmes Turkey Farm. Celebrating 50 years of farming turkeys using traditional methods. John still firmly believes that a happy turkey allowed to roam free in green pastures, feeding on wild flowers and growing at...
Yorkshire Free Range Traditional Christmas Turkeys

Yorkshire Cheese

We often get asked which of our cheeses are from Yorkshire, so here’s a list of some of our Yorkshire cheeses: Milk type Pasterised Vegetarian Texture Barncliffe Brie Cows P V Soft Bluemin White Cows P V Soft Coverdale Cows P V Semi-hard Fine Fettle Ewes P V Soft Fountains Gold Cows P V Semi-hard...
Yorkshire Cheese

Little Balls of Sunshine & Making You Smile

We’ve had lots of comments in-store about these spherical courgettes, but here’s one of our favourite comments from Twitter, made by Paleo Polly: @MilliesLeeds these look very exciting! Like little balls of sunshine! :-) — Paleo Polly (@Paleopolly) August 1, 2013 Another veg that gets lots of attention is our colourful cauliflowers. Guaranteed to put a smile...
Little Balls of Sunshine & Making You Smile

British Cheeseboard by @TheFoodNut

@TheFoodNut from Exploits of a Food Nut called in recently and picked out a great selection of cheeses from our Cheese Deli Counter and put together this wonderful British Cheeseboard. @MilliesLeeds superb cheese, thank you. My fav was def the Lincolnshire poacher and the Yorkshire blue, lovely. — Gary (@TheFoodNut) July 27, 2013 @MilliesLeeds def coming in...
British Cheeseboard by @TheFoodNut

Cheese Club at Work

If you work in Leeds and like cheese, we have something pretty special for you. Inspired by a couple of awesome companies that call in every month or so to collect a mouth watering selection of fine cheeses, Yorkshire chutneys and crackers, we’re making it easy for you and your cheese loving colleagues to create...
Cheese Club at Work

Dads Love Cheese

Among our family and close friends, there’s one thing all the dads love. From the dads with rugrats to the great-grandads, they all enjoy a good cheese board at any get together or special occasion. Below are just some of our cheese boards we’ve smashed over the last few months. With Father’s Day coming up (Sunday...
Dads Love Cheese

Farmers Market Leeds – Open 7 Days a Week

Leeds is blessed with several farmers markets running in and around the city, from Briggate in Leeds City Centre to Otley Farmers Market on Market Square. They run once a month on a Saturday or Sunday with stalls packed with local produce from independent producers from around Yorkshire. For many, this has been the only way to...
Farmers Market Leeds – Open 7 Days a Week

Organic, Fairtrade, Fairly Traded and Ethical Chocolate from Seed & Bean

Seed & Bean are the UK’s only 100% ethical chocolate company. They use local and small scale suppliers wherever possible which is reflected in the taste of their organic Fairtrade chocolate bars, winning them five Great Taste Awards and two gongs from the Academy of Chocolate. You just need to decide which flavours to take away… The 72%,...
Organic, Fairtrade, Fairly Traded and Ethical Chocolate from Seed & Bean

Order Our Hampers Online

Due to the popularity of our hampers we’ve decided to open our first online shop selling a range of hampers including Fine Food Hampers, Body-care Hampers, Yorkshire Hampers, Cheese Hampers and Gluten Free Hampers. Delivery is available throughout the UK at just £3.95, unless you order over £100, then it’s free. Now you just need...
Order Our Hampers Online

Snowdonia & Wensleydale Cheese Truckles

We’ve taken delivery of these fantastic Snowdonia & Wensleydale cheese truckles and have the following available: Snowdonia Truckles (200g truckles) Little Black Bomber Silver Medal at the Nantwich International Cheese Show, World Cheese Award Bronze winner, this select Extra Mature Cheddar is the flagship product of the range. Creamy & smooth this product has a unique...
Snowdonia & Wensleydale Cheese Truckles

Homage2Fromage VII – Challenging Cheeses

The incredibly popular Leeds Cheese Club celebrates its seventh event this month with an evening dedicated to Challenging Cheeses. Five cheeses will be announced on the night, but we strongly suspect Stinking Bishop – a firm favourite of our customers – will be featured. Tickets usually sell out very quick, so get yours online to...
Homage2Fromage VII – Challenging Cheeses

New Mix: Superfood Muesli

We’ve added a new mix to our line-up of muesli. Our Superfood Muesli includes goji berries, pumpkin & sunflower seeds, cranberries, black flame raisins, sultanas, roasted hazel nuts & Brazil nuts. A 750g bag cost £2.50, which has gone down well with people on Twitter: @foodandbiscuits (Food and Biscuits) “looks lovely and really good value”. @nouveaucakes...
New Mix: Superfood Muesli

Charbrew Tea

We’re pleased to welcome Northern based Charbrew to our store. One of the UK’s fastest-growing speciality tea brands for the adventurous and discerning tea drinkers, their teas are made with the finest tea leaves and contain real fruit pieces as well as the highest quality spices from around the world. Strong supporters of green issues,...
Charbrew Tea

Pudsey Pickles

We’re please to welcome another local producer to our store. Pudsey Pickles offer a range of chutneys and jams which include Roast Onion & Jalapeño Relish, Strawberry & Pink Champagne Jam, Fire Relish and Pineapple with Malibu Jam. Their chutneys have been featured at the Homage2Fromage Cheese Clubs and have gone down extremely well with...
Pudsey Pickles

Cheese Hampers

UPDATE: We have a new range of cheese hampers available to order online, with delivery available throughout the UK. Pick from your favourite cheeses, chutneys and crackers below and we’ll create you the perfect Christmas gift hamper. Small Cheese Hamper 1 x Wensleydale Cheese Truckle, 1 x Snowdonia Cheese Truckle – £10.00 Medium Cheese Hamper...
Cheese Hampers

Yorkshire Hampers

We’re proud to be supporting so many local Yorkshire producers in our hampers. This is just one example of the Yorkshire themed hampers we make and includes: Bracken Hill Fine Foods – Hot Tomato Chutney Bracken Hill Fine Foods – Blackcurrant Preserve Choc-affair – Hot Chocolate Drink Choc-affair – Rose Chunks Taylors of Harrogate –...
Yorkshire Hampers