Tag: Northumberland food
It’s British Pie week this week from March 3 – 9. The North East of England including Northumberland is home to some great pie-making and pie recipes. Taste Club HQ has given readers a great overview of some of the region’s best pies, including gluten-free offerings. Find out more here and be sure to tweet in support of British Pie Week.
A brand new Victorian kitchen garden will open this weekend near Morpeth. The business will feature local food and you can sample and buy from regional producers opens for business. The business is the brainchild of Emily Cookson. Its cafe will serve foods created with Meldon Park Estate-grown ingredients and from regional producers.
Lady Waterford’s Marmalade with Chips has won an important award. The marmalade is so named after the Victorian aristocratic Pre-Raphaelite watercolourist and philanthropist who lived for much of her life in north Northumberland. It is produced by Lynne and Keith Allan who run the Restoration Coffee Shop at Ford.
This is Northumberland and the Borders presents its favourite places to eat across the Borders, Northumberland and Newcastle-Gateshead. This list is our top ten places and includes some fine restaurants, quirky eateries, pubs and bistros.
Game On Northumberland is a new book of recipes featuring everything from pheasant to venison, rabbit, grouse, mallard and partridge and written by Northumberland resident Emma Whittingham.
Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens will be hosting its annual Christmas Festive Gift Fair on November 5 and 6. The event will offer a variety of specialist crafts and unique gifts on sale.
Making sure British-grown food is on menus across the country during the 2012 Olympic games is the objective of a new campaign launched this month. The campaign believes that the British should take pride in their food industry and add British food to menus and events around the country in the run-up to the Olympics.
A £32,000 grant from the European Fisheries Fund (EFF) has been given to Lindisfarne Oysters. The business is Northumberland’s one and only oyster farm and is run by Christopher and Helen Sutherland. The money will be used to fund an upgrade of a processing unit at the oyster harvesting plant near Belford, Northumberland.
North Country Organics is based at Vallum Farm at East Wallhouses in the Tyne Valley. It is a family-run vegetable business beloved of the region’s top chefs, located in the 18th century walled garden at Little Harle.