A Beer Festival From Behind The Scenes

A Beer Festival From Behind The Scenes

The Factory Tap was asked by Westmorland CAMRA to step in and provide a substitute event for their annual beer festival which was unable to go ahead this year at the usual location of Kendal Town Hall. Naturally we jumped at the chance to host such a well established...
Ale Delights of Ulverston

Ale Delights of Ulverston

The latest in the series of The Factory Tap trips away was to the market town of Ulverston and a visit to Ulverston Brewery. Arriving at the Factory Tap for a quick lining of the stomach of chicken thighs in stout and a half of Brewshine Brewery’s latest...
Salmon Wraps with Crispy Capers and Dill Cream

Salmon Wraps with Crispy Capers and Dill Cream

I bought this lovely piece of salmon from the local fishmonger, it was about £10 in price but well worth it. I wanted to do something a bit different with it and needed to have it at work so decided to make some wraps beforehand so I could eat it on the go. This is...
Trip to Newcastle

Trip to Newcastle

I’ve only been to Newcastle once before to pick my sister up from university and that was only a very quick look round the shops for an hour but a couple of weekends ago me and my girlfriend (who used to live in Newcastle) were invited to visit one of her...
Prawn Thai Green Broth

Prawn Thai Green Broth

This make a great lunchtime soup. Nice and spicy and very warming for the current cold weather. You only have to use half the quantity of paste to make this soup. The rest will keep in the fridge for up to a week, so you can make a second batch or make a proper thai...