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Gluten-free goodies at upcoming Great North Gluten-Free Fair

Gluten-free goodies at upcoming Great North Gluten-Free Fair

Other posts by  |  Harriet Southall on Google+ |  April 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gluten-free is becoming more and more popular as celebrities such as Victoria Beckham and Gwyneth Paltrow advocate this kind of diet. Here, food writer Harriet Southall explores the trend and tells readers about the first ever Taste North East TASTECLUB Great North Gluten Free Fair, set for Saturday 27th April, sponsored by Newburn Bakehouse by Warburtons.

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A Mother’s Day gift made by mums!

A Mother’s Day gift made by mums!

Other posts by  |  Harriet Southall on Google+ |  February 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Food writer Harriet Southall shares great ideas for alternative Mother’s Day gifts and turns the spotlight on sweet treats! Some North East England mums have produced a fabulous foodie gift for mothers everywhere. It includes cinder toffee, delicious raspberry jam, chutney, chocolate pudding and lots more!

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Foodie Jane Hogan on hearty local food and the beauty of the Northumberland landscape

Foodie Jane Hogan on hearty local food and the beauty of the Northumberland landscape

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  August 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Jane Hogan is the Business Development Manager at Taste North East and her role is to increase the profile of food and drink producers, sellers and hospitality businesses across the North East of England. She is also our latest In the Know interview, sharing insider tips and best kept secrets about Northumberland!

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Northumberland Food

Northumberland Food

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  August 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

The North of England and the Scottish Borders offer some of the tastiest food and drink available in the U.K. We have world-famous Craster kippers, top-range sausage, perfect free range eggs, award-winning Christmas puddings, Lindisfarne Mead once enjoyed by the monks of Holy Island, sweet grass-fed lamb, and many more things that make a holiday or short break here a real treat for the senses.

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New Northumberland chilli paste is hot pick

New Northumberland chilli paste is hot pick

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  March 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Northumberland-based Trees Can’t Dance has utilised smoked chipotle chillies and dried jalapenos to launch a new paste into Sainsbury’s supermarket. The firm’s Chipotle Chilli Paste is being billed as the ideal last-minute ingredient to add spice, heat and flavour to simple snacks and quick suppers.

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Northumberland pubs win Camra awards

Northumberland pubs win Camra awards

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  February 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Two Northumberland pubs have won awards. The Ship Inn at Low Newton and The Barrels in Berwick have been given high-level awards for the first time. They have received the Campaign for Real Ale’s North Northumberland Pub of the Year title jointly.

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Hot honour for chilli sauce firm

Hot honour for chilli sauce firm

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  January 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Red Rascal’s Sweet Chilli Sauce has been selected by Member of Parliament Chi Onwurah for the Made in Britain collection because she views it as an admirable representative of industry in her Newcastle Central constituency. The collection is a national scheme designed to highlight the best of British manufacturing and industry.

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Northumberland and the Borders local foods

Northumberland and the Borders local foods

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  December 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

A round-up of some of the best local foods from Northumberland and the Borders that you can have on your table or serve at parties to celebrate Christmas season or a New Year’s party. The North of England and Scotland are home to award-winning, high-quality options for any menu.

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Northumberland leads way as Waitrose seeks to keep it local

Northumberland leads way as Waitrose seeks to keep it local

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  December 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Regional food and drink group Taste North East is working with Waitrose to try to ensure that Northumberland food producers have their products on shelves in Waitrose stores across the North East of England.

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Christmas treats and inspiration from the National Trust

Christmas treats and inspiration from the National Trust

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  November 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

The National Trust will present some of the best and most tasty local Christmas foods and drinks this Christmas. The treats will be available in National Trust tea rooms, cafés and restaurants at National Trust properties in North East England.

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Rothbury’s gourmet sausage is an award-winner

Rothbury’s gourmet sausage is an award-winner

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  October 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Rothbury Family Butchers has added another accolade to its successes. It has won a gold award for all of the six sausages it entered into the BPEX Food Service Sausage of the Year Contest. This is a very high achievement for a sausage producer, and great news that such a producer is based in Northumberland.

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Northumberland’s markets are the Real Deal

Northumberland’s markets are the Real Deal

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Northumberland County Council has signed the national Real Deal campaign to illustrate its commitment to ensuring safe, fair and legal markets across the county and protecting shoppers from fake goods. The council will benefit from working together with traders, industry groups, copyright and trademark owners and other local authorities to tackle the problems associated with […]

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Wallington Morpeth Food and Craft Festival

Wallington Morpeth Food and Craft Festival

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

More than 20,000 people attended a Wallington Food and Craft Festival at the National Trust property near Morpeth. There were 65 salls selling top-quality locally produced food, as well as drink and crafts. This along with the warm weather meant that crowds flocked to the event.

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New menu puts famous Northumberland coastal pub on food map

New menu puts famous Northumberland coastal pub on food map

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  October 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Jolly Fisherman in Craster has introduced a new menu. The pub has a new owner and is using chefs Richard Sim and John Blackmore to help revamp its food offering. It will now feature a ot more local food from Northumberland.

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Raising a pint to the Alnmouth Beer Festival

Raising a pint to the Alnmouth Beer Festival

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  October 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Running from October 7-9, the second annual Alnmouth Beer Festival will be held at the Red Lion Inn, Alnmouth. It will have ranges of real ales, produced by some of the north’s favourite brewers.

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Food and craft festival feeds public’s appetite for going local

Food and craft festival feeds public’s appetite for going local

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  September 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Wallington Food and Craft Festival will take place on October 15-16. this is the 6th festival and it will include more than 65 producers teaming up with North East England chef of the year David Kennedy.

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Feathers Inn named greatest British pub

Feathers Inn named greatest British pub

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  September 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

This year’s Great British Pub of the Year is Northumberland’s own Feathers Inn, in Hedley-on-the-Hill. It is a freehold pub, run by husband and wife team Rhian Cradock and Helen Greer. It won over 14 other category winners and took top spot at the Great British Pub Awards at London’s Park Lane Hilton.

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