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North East England celebrates British Pie Week

North East England celebrates British Pie Week

Other posts by  |  Harriet Southall on Google+ |  March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

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.

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Judges love the Rothbury hot burger!

Judges love the Rothbury hot burger!

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  April 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rothbury butcher Morris Adamson created a new chilli burger on a whim and then entered it into a contest without much thought, but it’s proved a hot item!

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Northumberland Victorian kitchen garden dream opens this weekend

Northumberland Victorian kitchen garden dream opens this weekend

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

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.

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Marmalade made in Northumberland toasted at awards

Marmalade made in Northumberland toasted at awards

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  February 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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Best places to eat in Northumberland, Newcastle, Scottish Borders

Best places to eat in Northumberland, Newcastle, Scottish Borders

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  January 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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It’s Game On for cookery book writer Emma Whittingham

It’s Game On for cookery book writer Emma Whittingham

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  November 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

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.

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Northumberland festive fairs and seasonal music herald countdown to Christmas

Northumberland festive fairs and seasonal music herald countdown to Christmas

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  October 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

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.

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Raising a glass to a feast of food and wine

Raising a glass to a feast of food and wine

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  October 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Northumbria Food and Wine Festival is set for Oct. 7. It is a three-day event in Tynedale Rugby Club in Corbridge. More than 100 wines as well as some of the North of England’s best chefs will be on hand.

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Serving up a taste of Britain for Olympic-sized appetites

Serving up a taste of Britain for Olympic-sized appetites

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  September 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

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.

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Fisheries funding for Northumberland businesses

Fisheries funding for Northumberland businesses

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  September 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

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.

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Northumberland’s Secret Garden gives a taste of the past

Northumberland’s Secret Garden gives a taste of the past

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

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.

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Top chef on menu for Alnwick food festival

Top chef on menu for Alnwick food festival

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

Celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli will attend this year’s Alnwick Food Festival to show his world-famous culinary skills. He will cook a three-coarse meal at a special ticket-only event.

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