A young North Yorkshire chef with a passion for baking is planning to do for brownies what Krispy Kreme did for doughnuts. Ruth Campbell gets a taste of some of his combinations
GEORGE WELTON started baking the moment he was big enough to hold a wooden spoon. From just three years old he accompanied his mum to the cookery classes she ran at a local after-school club, where he loved to get stuck in and get his hands dirty.
Little did his mother Valerie realise that this early introduction to the joys of baking would lead to her son launching a successful career with his own brand of brownies when he was just 18. Six years on, George’s Brown & Blond company makes up to 12,000 brownies a week, selling to restaurants, cafes, shops and delicatessens, as well as at farmers’ markets and country shows, throughout Yorkshire.
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