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The Last Word – Troy Terrington

The Last Word – Troy Terrington

This month: Troy Terrington, Chef Patron at Dobson & Parnell, Newcastle Let’s start at the beginning, what do you eat for breakfast? I generally don’t have breakfast- usually just a double espresso when my two daughters get dropped off at ...

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Saving the world… one mushroom at a time

Saving the world… one mushroom at a time

With animal agriculture blamed for 91% of rainforest destruction, former farmer Mike Botha is introducing everyone – omnivores and veggies/vegans alike – to the joys of mushroom alternatives. Here’s more… Years of experience farming mushrooms in South Africa taught Mike ...

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Amble on over

Amble on over

Over the last few years, Amble has gained a deserved reputation as one of the best foodie spots on the Northumberland coast. Eat seafood minutes after it’s landed at the harbour, savour some of the best ice cream for miles, ...

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Roll with it

Roll with it

Our editor Jane Pikett loves nothing more than springing open a box of ready made puff pastry (life is too short, people…!) to magically create a simple tart. Here are some of her favourites… Torta Pasquilina Chorizo and shallot galette ...

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The good life

The good life

Bob and Ann Paton share their journey from city life to Hexhamshire Organics with Dean Bailey Bob Paton always wanted to be a market gardener, while his wife Ann couldn’t wait to get out of the city. “We were living ...

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Season’s eatings

Season’s eatings

If it’s in, we’re eating it. Taste the season with editor Jane Pikett’s pick of the best produce Cabillaud en papillote Spaghetti with crab, lemon, chilli, parsley and radish shavings Lamb skewers with artichokes Radish and butternut pilaf with almonds ...

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Eat, drink…be merry!

Eat, drink…be merry!

The best food. Check. Fantastic local beer, gin, wine. Check. Live music. Check. It’s all under one roof at the big Eat Drink Festival, brought to you by appetite and our sister paper Cheers. Here’s more… We’re gluttons for, well, ...

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The Last Word

The Last Word

Let’s start at the beginning, what do you eat for breakfast? Lots of fruit. I’ll occasionally treat myself to an English breakfast – but not too often! What about your go-to guilty pleasure? I’m definitely a carnivore. I love beef and ...

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Happy food!

Happy food!

We all know that food can be therapy, but the preparation can be a chore. Enter chef Catriona Macdougall, who we reckon has hit on something big with her new venture, Cook Yourself Happy, as Dean Bailey discovers Food and ...

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Ice Ice Baby

Ice Ice Baby

We take a tour of some of the best ice cream parlours and gelato producers in the North East Ice Bar Heading North from appetite HQ, a trip to the Ice Bar in Morpeth is highly recommended. The ice cream ...

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