If it tastes as good as it looks, then it should be in your kitchen!
Go on, be adventurous with this Cumberland honey mustard with raspberry; super with cheese and lamb (not necessarily on the same plate)
£2.65 at Dene’s Deli, Jesmond Rd Newcastle NE2 1LD, tel 0191 281 8200, www.denesdeli.com
Whether the Paleo Lifestyle is for you (that’s when you eat like a Paleolithic person), this is delicious and good for you! Gluten free, containing only dates, Brazil nuts, cherries, and almond oil, this is richly satisfying and £1.70 at Happy Organic
Front Street, Cleadon Village, Sunderland, SR6 7PG, tel 0191 536 3623, www.happyorganic.org
There are some superb local ice cream makers in these here parts, but here at appetite HQ we harbour a special fondness for Wheelbirks vanilla, a creamy classic made with the cream of the farm’s Jersey herd.
Wheelbirks Farm Stocksfield, Northumberland NE43 7HY, tel 01661 842 613 www.wheelbirks.co.uk
Inject a little Italian style to your kitchen with these aluminium tins for biscuits, sugar, coffee, and tea, from £9.50 at RE, Bishops Yard, Main St, Corbridge NE45 5LA, tel 01434 634 567, www.re-foundobjects.com
Fab for dressing salad, and delicious over ice cream and as a cordial, Seymours Elderflower and gooseberry vinegar is £3.99 at Brocksbushes Farm Shop, Corbridge, NE43 7UB tel 01434 633 100, www.brocksbushes.co.uk
Everyone, dear reader, needs carrot noodles, and this is the tool for them. The Spiralli tackles carrots, courgettes, parsnips, cucumbers and more. It’s £21 at Stangers Cookshop, Brentwood Ave Newcastle NE2 3DH, tel 0191 281 8563, www.stangerscookshop.co.uk