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Local Farm Meats – Tancred Field Farm, Yorkshire

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

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

Pedicure For Tired Feet!

Pedicure For Tired Feet!

I had a day off today and needed some pampering after working all weekend. So I told kindly asked our resident therapist Emma if she could fit me in for a few things, including this: Each toe has a little jewel on and my big toes have nail art. Should be getting a manicure on...
Pedicure For Tired Feet!

Body absorbs 5lb of make-up chemicals a year

Body absorbs 5lb of make-up chemicals a year

Our skin plays a key role in protecting us against pathogens, but skin cells are permeable and substances can seep through and end up in our blood stream with ease. Just think of the nicotine patch which takes advantage of this to release chemicals into the body. It is estimated that the body absorbs 5lb...
Body absorbs 5lb of make-up chemicals a year

Taylors of Harrogate – World’s Best Coffee Beans

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

Free Hair Colour Consultations with Tints of Nature

Free Hair Colour Consultations with Tints of Nature

Tints of Nature is a new and highly effective range of 24 conditioning permanent hair colours.  It employs an advanced formula to produce outstanding results whilst protecting and caring for your hair and scalp as naturally and gently as possible.  Tints of Nature is the only range of hair colours to use high quality, certified...
Free Hair Colour Consultations with Tints of Nature

Winner of Leeds Guide Take-Away Awards 2009

Winner of Leeds Guide Take-Away Awards 2009

In January 2009 The Leeds Guide held their annual Take-Away Awards. They picked six of their favourites from accross the city and pitted them against each other to determine Leeds best take-away. Guess who won….! Leeds Guide, Wed 21 Jan-Thu 5 Feb 2009: Having recently opened a big new store on Vicar Lane, Millies Fresh...
Winner of Leeds Guide Take-Away Awards 2009

Delicious Yogurt Made Easy – EasiYo

Delicious Yogurt Made Easy – EasiYo

Lactic bacteria cultures probably don’t sound that appetising, but considering how good and how important they are for you, you really should be scoffing not just a few, not millions, but billions of them everyday! They inhabit the human digestive system where they create a lactic acid environment that bad bugs can’t live in. These...
Delicious Yogurt Made Easy – EasiYo

Fancy a bit of Hows yer father?

Fancy a bit of Hows yer father?

You may recognise the owner of the Saddleworth Cheese Company as the guy who played Martin Platt in Coronation Street, but Sean Wilson is now a well know name in the cheese world and an award winning producer of artisan cheese. The names of the cheeses, which are all hand-made in Saddleworth, Lancashire, using only...
Fancy a bit of Hows yer father?

Ecover Refills – Saving the Planet & Money!

Ecover Refills – Saving the Planet & Money!

Saving the planet can often be thought as expensive, boring and a selfless act. Fortunately Ecover have a different approach to environmental friendly shopping with their ingenious Ecover Refills. The concept is incredibly straight forward – instead of throwing away your plastic washing up bottle (which then takes hundreds of years to degrade) bring it...
Ecover Refills – Saving the Planet & Money!

As Featured in Leeds Shopping Guide

As Featured in Leeds Shopping Guide

We’ve been featured in the Leeds Shopping Guide Autumn/Winter 2009 magazine, a free magazine available to pick up at various locations throughout the city. In a section dedicated to the local, independent stores, Geoff answered a few questions in an interview with them: Why Leeds? We felt the city would benefit from a shop much...
As Featured in Leeds Shopping Guide

Home-made Venison Pie & Organic Veg

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

Baking Treats

Baking Treats

I’ve been busy in the kitchen today baking lots of yummy treats for the people of Leeds! (left to right) All-Bran Loaf, Banana Cake, Chocolate Chip Flapjacks, Chocolate Brownies, Fruit Cake and Cherry Bakewell Cake. Also at the back are our whole Large Christmas Cakes (3kg), Small Christmas Cakes and Banana Cake. Call in for...
Baking Treats

Free Sci-MX Samples, Training and Nutritional Advice

Free Sci-MX Samples, Training and Nutritional Advice

Mark Long will be in store a Millies on Saturday 31st October 2009, 12:00pm – 4:00pm to help you with any question you have with training and nutritional advice. Mark  has 7 years experience in helping people to reach their goals as a fully qualified YMCA AFI Level 3 Personal Trainer and Sports Nutritionist. He...
Free Sci-MX Samples, Training and Nutritional Advice

COOK Belgian Chocolate Pudding

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!

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!

Burt’s Bees – Natural Personal Care Products

Burt’s Bees – Natural Personal Care Products

Burt’s Bees is the latest natural personal care range at Millies. These truly natural products are wonderfully effective at cleansing and moisturizing your skin and hair, and minimize the environment impact. The products are carefully crafted from time-tested, proven recipes using ingredients that are the best nature has to offer: beeswax, botanical and essential oils,...
Burt’s Bees – Natural Personal Care Products

Leeds Guide Retail Therapy Awards 2009

Leeds Guide Retail Therapy Awards 2009

We’re delighted to be short-listed for the Leeds Guide Retail Therapy Awards 2009 in the Health and Wellbeing category. This category “aims to honour those who make us feel beautiful from the inside out”. Well, we would like to think that’s us! As an independent organic, local Yorkshire produce and health food store we believe...
Leeds Guide Retail Therapy Awards 2009

Professional Make-up Artist from Elysambre

Professional Make-up Artist from Elysambre

On Saturday 19th September a professional make-up artist from Elysambre will be in store at Millies to offer FREE makeovers and advice on the Elysambre range. This is a great opportunity for you to find the colours that suit your skin tone and the correct products for your skin type. Also if you are sensitive...
Professional Make-up Artist from Elysambre

Duck Eggs from Church View Farm – Wakefield

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