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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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Read all about it…

Read all about it…

Helen Stanton, owner of Forum Books in Corbridge, offers her pick of the season’s best books for foodies SCANDI KITCHEN CHRISTMAS RECIPES AND TRADITIONS FROM SCANDINAVIA BRONTE AURELL £16.99 Ryland Peters The bible for hygge-seeking Christmasophiles, this is Christmas Scandi-style, ...

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Autumn flavours

Autumn flavours

We’re heading into the festive season and there’s a lot going on at Peace & Loaf – in the restaurant and in the kitchen. It’s been great to have people coming in following my stint on Great British Menu. I ...

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Carry on glamping

Carry on glamping

What a summer we had! The heatwave meant the crops were in remarkably early, allowing the farmers a more sociable summer than usual. Meanwhile, we enjoyed a really good boost to the season, so we were spoilt for courgettes, lettuce, ...

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North Shields chilli crab

North Shields chilli crab

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 North Shields chilli crab   Print ...

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Monkfish tacos

Monkfish tacos

Simon Walsh, chef/patron at Longsands Fish Kitchen, Tynemouth, works within walking distance of North Shields Fish Quay, where he sources the best of the day’s catch. Longsands, Front Street, Tynemouth, NE30 4DZ, tel 0191 272 855, www.longsandsfishkitchen.com Monkfish tacos

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The hungry caterpillar

The hungry caterpillar

The kitchen garden is in its element at the moment with beans, kale, chard, beetroot, carrots, lettuce, courgettes, cucumber, tomatoes, herbs and more. Ivan has done an amazing job keeping on top of the considerable watering and weeding – thank ...

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My Great British Menu

My Great British Menu

Now the North East heats of the Great British Menu have been on the telly, I’m dedicating this column to sharing my dishes from the show with you. This year’s show celebrates the NHS and I focused on the personal ...

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Beef Brisket & Brown Ale

Beef Brisket & Brown Ale

Perfect with local Dexter beef, this pot roast recipe from George Payne Butchers in Brunton Park, Gosforth, is ideal for autumn. Recipe courtesy of the national Butchers Q Guild, of which George Payne is a long-standing member. www.georgepaynebutchers.co.uk Beef Brisket ...

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