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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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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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