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A walk in Wark – home of the artisans

A walk in Wark – home of the artisans

Dean Bailey heads out into Northumberland and finds Northumbrian chorizo, smoked cheese, fishing, astronomy and the pub which brings it all together Beetroot isn’t my favourite thing in the world, but when Eddie Shilton, head chef of Wark’s Battlesteads pub, ...

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Get your (health) kicks in 2017

Get your (health) kicks in 2017

Forget all the health food fads, Jane Pikett presents the easy user guide to foods that are good for you Not so long ago it was quinoa, but now it’s sorghum, don’t you know (no, me neither…). If avocado was the ...

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Gin and bear it!

Gin and bear it!

To mark our collaboration with Planet Jupiter’s three gin festivals this spring/summer, Jane Pikett serves up some gin-themed dishes If you know your gin, you will certainly know your juniper as it’s juniper berries which give the spirit its distinctive ...

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The perfect tonic

The perfect tonic

If you’re a fan of spring evenings in the sunshine and fantastic food washed down with gallons of gin, we’ve got just the tonic for you – the first of three Juniper Planet gin festivals at South Northumberland Cricket Club, ...

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Bear necessities

Bear necessities

Mama Buci is probably the best honey you’ve ever tasted, and buying a jar helps families in Africa. It’s also backed by none other than Bear Grylls. Rosie McGlade finds out more For a man who goes by the name ...

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By the seaside

By the seaside

We take a foodie trip along the North Tyneside coast, taking in Whitley Bay, Tynemouth and North Shields The Roxburgh The Roxburgh is a must-visit for quirky British food from owner and head chef Gary Dall. He’s worked around the ...

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Kitchen Kit – December 2016/January 2017

Kitchen Kit – December 2016/January 2017

  Stag Do We love this seasonal Jersey Pottery stag tableware £15-£35 at Stangers, Brentwood Avenue, Jesmond, Newcastle NE2 3DH, tel 0191 281 8563 www.stangerscookshop.co.uk Cosmic Cats Felicette Grenache pays homage to the first cat to be sent into space (yes ...

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10 Chefs of Christmas

10 Chefs of Christmas

Some of the North East’s best chefs to share their favourite festive recipes and tips. This is your Christmas survival guide, people! Dave Coulson, Peace & Loaf, Newcastle Red onion jam 2 tbsp olive oil 1kg red onions 250ml dry red ...

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Hygge up

Hygge up

  Gary Ramsay does dinner and a sleepover at The Lord Crewe Arms, Blanchland Collins English Dictionary has declared hygge (pronounced hooga) the runner-up UK Word of the Year 2016 after Brexit, presumably because it’s suddenly everywhere. If you’re not ...

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