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Books for cooks

Books for cooks

Helen Stanton, owner of Forum Books in Corbridge, offers her pick of the month’s best books for foodies Vegan Dairy Emilie Holm £14.99 Pavilion A thorough and super-helpful guide to making your own dairy-free milk, butter, yoghurt and cheeses, with ...

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Hey, little hen…

Hey, little hen…

Whisper it – spring is here (maybe). The birds are chirping away like there’s no tomorrow and our customers have a happy spring in their steps. But as my parents always say – ‘ne’er cast a clout till May be ...

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Snail Trail

Snail Trail

It’s a really exciting time to be in the restaurant. The team is firing on all cylinders and I’ve just put the finishing touches to the latest menu. My passion for this place is still growing every day, even after ...

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! I hope you had a great break over Christmas and Santa was good to you. We had a fantastic family Christmas at home. My son Thomas is two and a half now and is absolutely Santa daft, ...

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Winter wonders

Winter wonders

As I write this on a mild January day, I’m beginning to wonder where winter is this year. Maybe it will beat me to the publication of this column, but it’s been so mild up to now, we don’t really ...

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Rosemary and cheese breaded plaice with a sweetcorn chowder

Rosemary and cheese breaded plaice with a sweetcorn chowder

Longsands Fish Kitchen, Tynemouth is within walking distance of North Shields Fish Quay, where the team sources the best of the day’s catch. Longsands, Front Street, Tynemouth, NE30 4DZ, tel 0191 272 855  www.longsandsfishkitchen.com Rosemary and cheese breaded plaice with a ...

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Turn the other cheek…

Turn the other cheek…

Especially for Christmas, the Grazer, aka Anna Hedworth of Cook House, Ouseburn, Newcastle, serves up slow roast ox cheek with red wine and orange I think it is safe to say that a lot of the success of this dish ...

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