Best possible taste

Keep everything in the kitchen looking and tasting good with our latest pick from our favourite shops

We have a bit of a thing at Appetite HQ for the Newcastle-based Noveltea alcoholic tea range. 
The latest flavour – The Tale of Oolong – is a delicious blend of premium Chinese oolong tea and Scotch whisky. RRP £9.99 and £24.99, stockists include Carruthers and Kent, Elmfield Road, Gosforth Newcastle, NE3 4AY, tel 0191 213 1818,

Marble March
The marbling on these plates, bowls and mugs is made from two colours of blended bone china clay. In shades of grey and white, every piece is unique. From £3.50 at RE, Bishops Yard Main Street, Corbridge  NE45 5LA, tel 01434 634 567,


We’re jamming
Add a bit of zing to breakfast with new-season Yorkshire forced rhubarb jams from Rosebud Preserves. Rhubarb & ginger £3.60, Rhubarb & orange £3.50 at North Acomb Farm Stocksfield, NE43 7UF, tel 01661 843 181,


Berry good
Treat yourself to a taste of the Mediterranean with traditional Sardinian Mirto liqueur, which is made from the berries of the myrtle plant and best served ice cold. Delicious! £31.50 at Il Piccolo, St Helen’s Street, Corbridge, NE45 5BE, tel 01434 634 554,


Bin there
Introduce a cool vintage vibe to your kitchen or pantry with this gorgeous white enamel flour bin, £32 at the brilliant Vintage the at the Tower, Hill Street Corbridge, NE45 5AA, tel 01434 632 186,


Can’t do dairy? Worry not, this Booja Booja dairy-free, gluten-free, soya-free organic ice cream satisfies in flavours including chocolate, hazelnut chocolate truffle and raspberry ripple. £1.99 and £5.49 at Blagdon Farm Shop, Milkhope Centre, Blagdon, NE13 6DA, tel 01670 789 924,


Cheesy does it
Godminster’s vintage organic cheddar, which has just been named the Nation’s Favourite Organic Product at the BOOM Awards, is deliciously creamy and matured for up to 12 months. And with its red wax, it looks pretty too! We get ours from Daniel Farm, Sled Lane, Wylam, NE41 8JH, tel 01661 853 849,


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