Welcome to our Ilkley food and drink blog!
We love to share our passion for exquisite food and decadent surroundings. Our team of food enthusiasts are constantly creating new menus, exciting events, and even video cooking demonstrations.
Our blog is host to recipes, trivia, advice, and news from The Clevedon at Ben Rhydding in Ilkley.
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Audley chef masterclass
You decided that the dish you wanted to see a chef masterclass on was Scott’s Beef Bourguignon recipe!
Pancake Day, is almost here - that one food celebration between Christmas and Easter that we can all look forward to. Whether you opt for the classic British crepe-style thin pancake or the thicker American alternative, pancakes are delicious and simple to make.
Chinese New Year
On Friday 12th February millions of people around the world will be celebrating Chinese New Year. To help you celebrate we wanted to share a delicious recipe.
Dry January at The Clevedon
Learn more about Dry January and read our top tips to help you through the month.
Audley chef masterclass.
Vote on which delicious dish you would like to see a virtual demonstration of.
Tips for a stress-free Christmas
Cooking a Christmas dinner can be a daunting experience, so we caught up with our head chef to get some top tips on how to ensure that the day goes smoothly.
A classic Christmas pudding recipe
Try our tried and tested version of the humble Christmas pudding.
Wild mushroom risotto
This versatile dish can be prepared with wild mushrooms, or even dried porcini. It's a filling meal, perfect for a winter's day.
Making hot drinks healthier
How to make some of Britain's favourite hot beverages healthier.
November - World Vegan Month
We caught up with our head chef to chat about the growing veganism movement.
Spanish veggie sausages
Although sausage week has been cancelled this year, we still wanted to share with you our delicious sausage recipe.
Re-opening in 2021
Our beautiful restaurant, bistro and terrace will re-open to the public in 2021.
New safety guidelines
We've pulled together a video to show you how we're keeping our customers and staff safe during your visit to The Clevedon restaurant.
Esquites - Mexican corn salad
Our Head Chef Alex at our sister restaurant Langton’s at Cooper’s Hill has a delicious recipe for Esquites; a fresh Mexican salad that will give your summer BBQs an extra bit of oomph.
We are not open yet
As our restaurant sits within the grounds of an Audley village, we will unfortunately not be opening to the public on 4th July. When the time is right to open our doors to a wider audience we will certainly let everyone know.
Summer strawberry shortcake cupcakes
Perfect for a picnic on a summer's day, or just as a delicious afternoon tea treat.
Food and drink quiz
How well do you know your food and drink trivia?
Easy chicken and bacon with homemade BBQ sauce
Our twist on a classic barbecue chicken, wrapping the chicken breast in smoked bacon for extra richness and smoke. Blended with the classic sweet and tangy BBQ sauce, this simple dish is a firm favourite from BBQ Week throughout the year.
Pimp your Prosecco
Our top tips on making your Prosecco even more delicious with fruit, sorbet and even glitter.
Recreate that authentic BBQ taste from your kitchen
No BBQ ? No problem. We're bringing you the best BBQ flavours from the comfort of your kitchen.
Tops tips for healthy food platters
Our top tips on the best healthy food platters, they taste as good as they look!
Rack of lamb, green beans & red onion with mint salsa verde
The perfect alternative to a Sunday roast this spring!
Rosemary & garlic popcorn
Savoury popcorn! Easy to make, the perfect accompaniment to film night or even nibbles at your next party.
Just for fun, try our Easter-themed wordsearch. Can you find the 20 hidden words?
Hot cross buns
This classic recipe is the perfect companion to a relaxing Easter at home.
Temporary restaurant closure
Read the official statement from Managing Director, Paul Morgan, on our temporary restaurant closure from 12th March.
A little preparation with delicious results. Serve with blinis and frozen vodka.