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Coffee Comparison: Batch Brew vs Americano

Photo of batch brew filter coffee made with Kenyan coffee by Maude coffee roasters in Leeds and an americano made with North star coffee roasters in leeds at Baltzersen's Scandinavian cafe in Harrogate for their blog about americana vs batch brew coffee

As you may have noticed, here at Baltzersen’s we recently introduced a batch brewed coffee option to our menu. As many of our guests are curious about the new brewing method, we thought we’d get head barista Niall and coffee … Continue reading

Matcha and Turmeric Lattes: The Test

photo os Matcha and turmeric lattes at Baltzersen's Scandinavian cafe in Harrogate

We thought we’d put matcha and turmeric lattes to the test. They seem to be making an appearance on many menus at cafes and coffee shops across the country. We thought we’d test them both before considering them for our … Continue reading

La Feria Restaurant Opening Party

Photo of La feria restaurant in Harrogate menu taken for Baltzersen's blog a scandinavian cafe in harrogate

For the few of you who may be unaware of La Feria, it is a Spanish tapas and rotisserie restaurant in Harrogate. Recently, the well-established restaurant moved location, just around the corner from it’s original site. The new spot is … Continue reading

#ThinkIndie – Independents in Harrogate

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Over the last couple of weeks, the Harrogate Advertiser have been helping us a long with our #ThinkIndie campaign. Urging locals and visitors alike to shop in Harrogate’s amazing range of independent shops, cafés and restaurants. We thought this would … Continue reading

Baltzersen’s Guide To LIF

Leeds is hosting a month-long food and drink extravaganza that is sure to inspire and satisfy the hungriest of brains and bellies. We have sifted through the wealth of events for you to have a closer look at. Hope to see you there! 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

Indie food in Harrogate – a Baltzersen’s summary

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As we’ve mentioned before, the amount of independent business in Harrogate is staggering; partly as a result of the wealthy micro-economy, but also in large part due to the abundant history, legacy and culture of local, community and family-driven business. … Continue reading

Independents in Harrogate

indie food in harrogate

If you’ve kept up with our blog, you’ll know by now that we’re big on independent business. It’s not for the free samples we pass between shops (though that’s a big attraction as well), it’s because independent business is more … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide to Harrogate: Sweet Shops

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This week was apparently National Chocolate Week. Wednesday was Dessert Day, and Halloween is just around the corner. This may seem self-indulgent, but what reason DIDN’T we have to feature the finest independent sweet shops in Harrogate? You know you … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide to Harrogate: Men’s Fashion

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Ah, yes! Winter fashion is the best fashion, and you know it. This time of year is the best excuse you will ever find to present yourself to the world with the catwalker’s confidence and a swagger to match. Whether … Continue reading