Category Archives: Partners

Signe Johansen brings hygge to Harrogate

How to hygge in Harrogate event with Signe Johansen hosted by Baltzesren's Scandinavian cafe at Harrogate Theatre

More than a little bit of hygge was in evidence at Harrogate Theatre when we invited Signe Johansen to share the secrets of the popular Scandinavian philosophy with the local community. As all things should, the night began with coffee … Continue reading

Coffee Training – CPD for Cafes

When we first opened Baltzersen’s we didn’t have a lot of knowledge in terms of coffee.  We knew that coffee was going to be an important part of the business but we had no experience.  After a brief morning of … Continue reading

Happy birthday to Baltzersen’s!

It’s our birthday! On October 1 it will be four years since we opened the doors at Baltzersen’s. And what a great four years we’ve had! We’ve been featured regularly in national magazines and newspapers, and were finalists last year … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide to Brunch in Harrogate

Nothing says lazy weekend better than a relaxed hour or two spent enjoying good company over a delicious brunch. Whether you prefer freshly-cooked bacon on a warm buttered muffin, pancakes drizzled with berry compote, or simply great coffee served with … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide: Family activities in Harrogate for the Easter holidays

Dozens of flavours of ice cream in Harrogate

From things to do on a rainy day to outdoor activities that will help the kids to burn off some energy, there are plenty of fun family activities in Harrogate and the surrounding area. Here’s our Locals’ Guide to family activities for Easter and school holidays. Continue reading

Yorkshire Skyr: Iceland on our Doorstep

Kitty is one of the herd of Holstein Friesians at Hesper Farm, home of Yorkshire Skyr.

Recently Paul visited Hesper Farm, just the other side of Skipton, to meet Sam Moorhouse on his family farm and learn a little bit about how they make their ‘Yorkshire Skyr’ (pronounced ‘skeer’). Farms diversifying and processing their milk to … Continue reading

Baltzersens on Tour: ‘Cooks’ at Carlton Towers

On Monday, Paul and I ventured out into the Yorkshire moors to visit ‘Cooks’, situated in the magnificent Carlton Towers. The drive was long, but as we turned into an extended, twisting driveway we knew that we were in for … Continue reading

Harrogate Independents: Recommended Independent Tradesmen

Improvements installed by Stuart Charlton, one of the independent tradesmen.

Having recently closed for a week Paul gives a brief account of the work we’ve had done including recommendations for some of the independent tradesmen that carried out the work……. It had been 2 years and 3 months since we … Continue reading