Afternoon tea is the perfect treat for celebrating a special occasion, date night or just because it's the weekend! Although we're still unable to visit restaurants and cafes to enjoy an afternoon tea, there's nothing stopping us from tucking into one at home or taking a box full of delicious delights on a picnic!
I've pulled together a list of 20+ local, independent places that are offering sweet treats that you can enjoy in your home. Some only deliver to certain postcodes, some are for collection only, and some are only available at certain times - but, most definitely, they are all delicious!
(AD) Let me introduce to you a luxury chocolate egg that has it all - and is made right here in the North East of England (Pelaw, Gateshead to be exact): the Natural Spring Salt Egg by Davenport's Chocolates.
(AD) This blog always champions the small independent places in the North East that offer something special to diners, and Nu To Go is the essence of that with it's fantastic range of healthy fast food options served in a minimalist, Scandi-vibe restaurant which are available to eat in or take away.
Nu to Go serves a range of nutritious fast food from their lovely cafe in Gateshead town centre - available to eat in or take away.
This has been a labour of love (and still is a work in progress), but on the blog is now an up-to-date gluten free guide for dining in Newcastle/Gateshead/Durham areas for 2019! This is one of the most popular pages on my blog, and it was woefully out of date (I apologise!). So, I've went … Continue reading Gluten Free Dining in Newcastle/Gateshead/Durham
One of my favourite things to do when it's sunny is to go for a walk along the Quayside. Pair that with stopping for lunch somewhere and that's the icing on the cake! We hadn't been to the BALTIC in actual years, so decided to be cultured and view some of the exhibitions (and go … Continue reading BALTIC Kitchen
Our lovely friend Ally of Simply Cheesecake, who we first heard about from the Great North Gluten Free Fair, let us sample some of her delicious cheesecakes. My family enjoyed them immensely. Especially The Gluten Free One as she likes to be called. I will let her tell this cheesecake story... Once upon a time there was … Continue reading Simply Cheesecake
HELLO to all you Scobberlotch followers out there! We're Laura and Vinny and while your regular Scobberlotch Mr and Mrs are off sampling foods in hotter climes, they've asked us to keep their restaurant seats warm and keep you posted on what tasty delights Newcastle has to offer. We're not culinary experts or food critics: … Continue reading Private Dining at SIX at the Baltic Art Gallery
We had packed our bags and were getting ready to head to London for a weekend adventure, when we realised: 1. we had no food in the house 2. we were too lazy to walk to the supermarket and buy food and then cook it. 3. we had to leave in 1 hour! My foodie … Continue reading JJ’s Kitchen