Instead of picking up a chocolate Easter egg from the supermarket, why not treat yourself to one of these luxury, hand-crafted chocolate Easter eggs from a North East chocolatier? All limited-edition and delicious! From hand-painted unicorn chocolate eggs to ones filled with strawberries and Champagne truffles, or finished off with edible gold leaf, take a look at my round-up of incredible chocolate Easter eggs found in the North East of England!
After an eternal winter of closed hospitality, the light at the end of the tunnel seems in sight. As the weather brightens up towards Spring, there's the hope that if all goes according to the government's roadmap plan that outdoor hospitality will be able to open up from the 12th April. From burgers and pizzas to afternoon tea and sweet treats, here are some restaurants across the North East with outdoor seating areas that I can't wait to visit.
A new monthly food market in Low Fell, Gateshead launched today. Being Gateshead locals, we feel like it's been a long time coming and couldn't wait to visit. Organised by the same team behind the Staiths Food Market (which for those wondering, will return next month on the 2nd Saturday of the month), Kells Lane Food Market is a … Continue reading Kells Lane Food Market
One of the great things about writing this blog is that I discover local businesses that I might never have known about otherwise, and this one is particularly apt with #Veganuary happening this month. Auntie Mo's are a Sunderland-based business who produce vegan cookie mixes. Maria (Auntie Mo) started making dairy-free cookies after she found out … Continue reading Auntie Mo’s Dairy-Free Cookies, Sunderland
Remember Battle of the Burger? Well, the 44Events team that brought it together have announced their new street food event and it's a good'un - Thai Kwondo! On the 3rd/4th February, they are inviting eight vendors to put forward their Thai dish for popular consumption, review and judging at the brilliant venue of Wylam Brewery in Exhibition … Continue reading Thai Kwondo at Wylam Brewery
So, we did a little freelance work and have a small column in Sainsbury's October magazine - which is out now for the bargain price of £1! Turn to page 28 for our Newcastle recommendations!
We wrote our first 'Eats Lately' page not too long ago, and it went down quite well. So we've decided to do it again, sharing the food we're grabbing on the go... Here's a run-down of what we’ve been eating lately: The pineapple custard buns, egg custard tarts and glazed barbecue pork buns from Breadpoint. … Continue reading Eats Lately 
A little while ago we reviewed the 'North' version of The Street Food Cook Book, including a recipe for delicious crêpes (check it out if you haven't already!). Well, we're very happy that hot on the heels of that has followed a Newcastle Cook Book. We love the Newcastle food scene. There are new places … Continue reading The Newcastle Cook Book
With a new baby, dining out is not as easy as it used to be (we have lots of eager family members wishing to babysit, but the separation anxiety is real!) But when Carter & Fitch got in touch about visiting their new restaurant which was just a stone's throw from my parents' home, we … Continue reading Carter & Fitch, Washington
There's something undeniably satisfying about street food. Maybe it's because it's quick, convenient and relatively cheap. Maybe it's the smell as you pass by and the noise of sizzling pans. Maybe it's how you can travel the foodie world just by going from one stall to another. Maybe it's a combination of all of these things. … Continue reading The Street Food Cook Book