The Orangery Blog

The Orangery Blog

The Orangery Blog

Welcome to our food and drink blog!

Our food enthusiasts at The Orangery have been hard at work preparing new menus, planning events, and even filming video cooking demonstrations.

From recipes, to food-themed trivia, it's all here on our Darley Dale food guide. Subscribe to our emails at the bottom of this page to keep up to date.

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Our Head Chef at our Ilkley restaurant in Yorkshire has shared his Halloween-inspired dessert recipe for a delicious Pumpkin Cheesecake. Why not try it yourself and turn your leftover pumpkin insides into a delicious dessert!

Our coffee blend is Rainforest Alliance Certified

Our coffee blend is Rainforest Alliance Certified. The Rainforest Alliance helps to protect forests, improve the livelihoods of farmers and forest communities, promote their human rights, and help them mitigate and adapt to the climate crisis.

Safety Update

We continue to implement safety procedures that have kept our customers and team members safe over the past 16 months. Before visiting us, please read our precautions to keep everyone safe.

Homemade BBQ Burger

Celebrate National BBQ week with our homemade burger recipe!

Father's Day gift ideas

We've pulled together some of the top gift ideas to make dad feel special this Father's Day!

Perfect pancakes

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.

Audley Chef Masterclass

The results are in, we’ve counted them twice and we’re thrilled to announce that you picked Scott’s Beef Bourguignon recipe!

Chinese New Year

On Friday 12th February millions of people around the world celebrate Chinese New Year. To mark the occasion, try this delicious recipe.

Dry January

Learn more about Dry January and read our top tips to help you through the month.

Audley Chef Masterclass

Vote for the delicious dish you would like to see featured in a virtual demonstration.