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5 Reasons to Visit Baltzersen’s During the Green Party Conference

Photo of Baltzersen's t-shirt with caption 'it's better to support an independent than curse a chain'

The Green Party Spring Conference is taking place this weekend from 26th-28th February at Harrogate International Centre. We would like to welcome all members of the Green Party to Baltzersen’s – here’s 5 reasons why you should come and visit … 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

Why Baltzersens are urging you to #ThinkIndie

  Ah, what’s better in life than a lovely warm coffee and a slice of cake in the morning? ‘Nothing,’ I think as I sip on my flat white before I start work for the day. It’s no secret that … Continue reading

INSTAGRAM COMPETITION RETURNS

We’re excited to announce that last years Instagram competition is returning in force.

It’s time to wipe the dust of your cameras (well, metaphorically) and once again, begin snapping your favourite Baltzersen’s moments! Oh and we almost forgot to mention, there’s free coffee and cake on the line. Who can turn that down, right? Continue reading

Foolproof Scandinavian Cookbooks: Tried and tested by Baltzersen’s

It’s hard to know where to begin with practicing cooking from another culture, especially one as varied as Scandinavia. To help you along we have given you an insight into our trusty reading resources so you can begin to explore … Continue reading

Introducing the Fastelavnsboller

You may have noticed at the beginning of the week a new addition to the sea of cakes and pastries we bake each morning, and you may have found it harder than usual to pronounce the name. Fastelavnsboller, also known … Continue reading

But First, Let’s Fika: One of Sweden’s simplest pleasures

Homemade Scandinavian delicacy, Skolebrød in Baltzersen's cafe, Harrogate.

We have all taken a fika at some point. It may have been earlier today, at the weekend, or maybe you are about to take one now. You might take a fika with a friend, a family member or even … Continue reading

Christmas in Harrogate – a Baltzersen’s guide

christmas in harrogate

Christmas is a fairly big deal in Scandinavian culture. Sure, we all like to get down with the season, but Nordic folk are particularly aggressive about it, inheriting a lot of personal investment in the season from German culture. That … Continue reading

A Nordic lunch in Harrogate – Baltzersen’s lapskaus

lunch in harrogate

If you’re looking for a decent lunch in Harrogate, there’s a lot on offer. The range of independent businesses and services providing unique, quality eating and service, is abundant to say the least. However we don’t like to see this … Continue reading