The #MyBetterJanuary Challenge

#MyBetterJanuary Urgh, January.  We know we’re not the only ones, a lot of people dread January.   Messaging-wise it’s all ‘New Year, New You’, don’t go out, don’t spend anything, eat salad, ditch booze, get to the gym 7 days … Continue reading

Baltzersen’s introduces surcharges for Alternative Milks

We wrote a blog post earlier this year in which we explored the growing popularity of alternative milks, we looked at how other businesses in the market were handling the situation and also taste tested the options. It was interesting … Continue reading

Spotlight On…The Plant Room

In the latest blog post in our spotlight series we headed over to The Plant Room, a botanical design studio based in Leeds. Those who have been following along with this series will know that we normally use the feature … Continue reading

Spotlight On…Indieworx Collective

Indieworx Collective Harrogate

We step away from the retail sector in our latest spotlight feature on independents to visit Indieworx Collective, the co-working space for Harrogate’s business community and chat with founder Jem Henderson. Time and again people’s personal experiences in life feed … Continue reading

October FredagsRamen: The Aftermath!

FredagsRamen at Baltzersen's

Our first FredagsRamen took place in the cafe a few weeks ago now, and while we’ve been a little busy doing up the new coffee shop we’re opening in Harrogate and planning the next FredagsRamen on 30th November, we thought … Continue reading

A New Coffee Shop in Harrogate

Baltzersen's New Coffee Shop Harrogate

We’re happy to announce that at some point in November there’s going to be  a new coffee shop in Harrogate.  As we’re sure many of you will have guessed it’s going to be located next to our existing site on … Continue reading

We’re Hosting The Imagined Things November Book Club

Georgia, Imagined Things Bookshop, Harrogate

It’s been almost 12 months since we published our ‘Spotlight’ feature on indie bookshop Imagined Things, and for owner Georgia Duffy it’s been a whirlwind year. From winning the Pan Macmillan Independent Bookshop Innovation Award and celebrating the shop’s first … Continue reading

Spotlight On…Thug Sandwich Co.

Thug Sandwich Co Harrogate

Ever peckish, in the latest of our features spotlighting the fantastic independents in our town, we make for the Thug Sandwich Company on Albert Street where Dan and Soph serve their sandwiches with a large helping of passion. Chat to … Continue reading

Baltzersen’s at Six Years Old

A blog by Paul Rawlinson. Birthdays come around quicker and quicker with age and this is as true for Baltzersen’s the business as it is in my own life. 2018 has been a challenging year for me personally with the … Continue reading

Announcing FredagsRamen at Baltzersen’s

Earlier this year we ran a series of events called FredagsTaco and they were legitimately grounded in the modern Swedish tradition of Fredagsmys and staying in on a Friday evening to enjoy tacos and time with your family.   We wrote … Continue reading