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Last Word: Simon Walsh

Last Word: Simon Walsh

Chef/Proprietor, Longsands Fish Kitchen, Tynemouth Let’s start at the beginning, what do you eat for breakfast? Breakfast is quite laid back – the kids generally have some yoghurt and fruit, I’ll have boiled eggs on toast with Marmite. Yorkshire Tea ...

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Kitchen Kit – January/February 2019

Kitchen Kit – January/February 2019

Our pick of the latest culinary essentials in all the best kitchen cupboards Heaven sent This 100% cotton tea towel featuring a heavenly image of the Madonna is surely a Godsend for any kitchen. Designed by RE, printed and manufactured ...

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Hey, sunshine!

Hey, sunshine!

It may be winter outside, but here in the Appetite kitchen, we’re soaking up the Mediterranean diet. Jane Pikett serves up sunshine on a plate Are you still juicing? Souping? Paleoing? Fasting? Really? The world of dieting is one of ...

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Little and large

Little and large

TV Masterchef Matei Baran presents recipes from his new book Big Chef Mini Chef, created with the help of his son Armin in aid of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust Little Armin Baran can be proud of himself, having inspired his ...

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2019: What’s hot, what’s not

2019: What’s hot, what’s not

If 2018 was the year of aquafaba and apple cider vinegar, 2019 will herald a wave of innovative ice creams, faux meats, flamboyant flavourings and more. This is the low down… Hot, hot, hot! Whether it’s Habanero, Jalapeno, Pablano or ...

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Fab 5

Fab 5

This month we ask our five fab foodies to tell us about the best restaurants they’ve visited recently… Kathryn Nicholson, Nicholson’s Butchers I would have to say the squid salad at Omni café in Monkseaton is a standout dish for me. ...

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Keep warm this winter

Keep warm this winter

Would you believe that some foods – apart from the obvious mince and dumplings etc – have more warming qualities than others? Foods loaded with antioxidants and immune-boosters, and those which take longer to digest, keep you warmer for longer ...

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Every port in a storm

Every port in a storm

Not just for your granny, port is back in vogue. Derek Colsell of Lanchester Wines offers a guide to one of the world’s finest wines Port – or vinho do Porto – is arguably the greatest fortified wine in the world, ...

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Who’s drinking… Egg nog?

Who’s drinking… Egg nog?

Egg nog is the new black, in drinks terms at least, and if you’re in with the in-crowd (and your grandparents) this Christmas, this will be your drink of choice. Beloved of all from hip young things to, well, hip ...

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