This Chef Makes Beets Taste Like Beef
For Tommy Banks of the Michelin-starred Black Swan, vegetables should be as exciting (or, in the case of his slow-cooked beets, as packed with beefy flavor) as meat.
Meet the Chef Putting David Hockney on a Plate
Inspired by the Tate Britain’s major new exhibition of the British artist’s work, chef Garrett Keown has created a three-course dinner featuring Californian peppers and Yorkshire tea-smoked broth.
How Muslim Drug Dealers Square Their Job with Their Faith
We spoke to a criminologist who spent four years hanging out with young British Pakistani dealers.
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Meet Yorkshire St. Pauli, The Activist Fan Club Facilitating Change
If we were searching for a St. Pauli fan club, Leeds might be the last place we’d look. So, what inspires football fans in Yorkshire to support Hamburg’s iconic second-tier club?
It's Pretty Hard to Buy a Gun in the UK
In a country where levels of gun violence are low, the killing of Jo Cox felt like a very un-British atrocity. We asked a firearms expert how on earth it could happen.
This Yorkshire Village Marks Major Public Events with a Giant Pie
For 200 years, Denby Dale has been making record-breaking, tin-busting pies to mark everything from coronations to the Millennium. This is some serious, industrial-scale rubbing together of flour and lard.
A Dental Charity That Works in the Developing World Has a New Clinic — in England
Dentaid, a charity which operates in Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe, says its services are now needed in the UK to provide basic dental care to those unable to access NHS dentists.
You Might Want to Rethink That Late Night Lamb Kebab
A takeaway in Leeds was recently busted for selling a lamb doner kebab billed as "100-percent lamb" that actually contained nearer to 5 percent. And it's hardly the only restaurant secretly swapping one meat for another.
Carcass Guitarist Bill Steer Discusses Scottish Separatism, “Yorkshire Swagger," And His Rock Band, Gentlemans Pistols
Plus listen to Gentlemans Pistol's new song "Devil’s Advocate On Call."
Drug-Resistant 'Super-Gonorrhea' Is Sweeping Northern England
Approximately half of infected women, and 1 in 10 infected men, do not show any signs of the painful STD. And a virulent and drug-resistant strain that started in Yorkshire is now spreading.
Apparently Cornish Pasties Aren’t Actually From Cornwall
In a recent article for the food studies journal Petits Propos Culinaires, Yorkshire-based food historian Peter Brears claims that Cornish pasties originate from London.
Space Beer Doesn’t Taste as Great as You Thought It Would
Last month, Yorkshire-based John Smith’s became the first brewery to send beer into space—with questionable results.