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Putting on The Ritz

Putting on The Ritz

From South Shields to The Ritz via plate pies, roast dinners and state banquets, we talk food with Ritz executive chef John Williams MBE You’d be forgiven for assuming that life for Ritz executive chef John Williams, a man the ...

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Park life

Park life

We head to the coast to check out the cafés and restaurants on Park View, Whitley Bay, and pack a picnic for the beach with the produce of the bakeries and delis along this foodie street Eden’s Café When it ...

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The Last Word

The Last Word

This month: John Calton, The Staith House You’re looking well John, but if you did happen to be on death row, what would be your last meal on earth? Marco Pierre White’s tagliatelle of oysters and truffles, of course! Nice ...

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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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