Lucy Wright and Anna Mackenzie founders of Cuckoo, a muesli-based breakfast pot

Newcastle University graduate launches business of healthy breakfast snacks with her best friend

Lucy Wright and best friend Anna Mackenzie launched their own muesli brand Cuckoo and sold their first pot in Selfridges

Pupils eating their school dinners

Les Walton: Silent glares and loud whispers - keeping control in the school dinner hall

The chair of the Northern Education Trust on the tips he picked up on quelling children's noise - and it can work on police officers too

Maunika Gowardhan and Jamie Oliver on the set of his new online cookery channel

Jamie Oliver thinks this Cook in a Curry is just pukka

Newcastle’s Maunika Gowardhan talks to Jane Hall about her debut cookbook and starring role on Jamie Oliver’s new online food channel

Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver eaterie will see 120 jobs created on Tyneside

The new flagship Jamie Oliver eaterie is set to open in March and will be in Newcastle’s Monument Mall in the heart of the city centre

Donald MacPherson, of Berwick burger business Well Hung and Tender

Farmer Donald MacPherson to share business mistakes at conference

The Northern Farming Conference in Hexham will see Berwick farmer Donald MacPherson share his business wisdom with his peers

How the refurbished Monument Mall is expected to look upon completion

Top brands come to Newcastle's refurbished Monument Mall

A range of leading brands are heading to the newly-refurbished Monument Mall retail scheme in Newcastle

Maunika Gowardhan

NEtwitterati: Maunika Gowardhan - Indian chef and food writer

Indian chef Maunika Gowardhan from Newcastle admits she is obsessed by food and her social media footprint reflects her passion for cooking and eating

Thai Beef Curry

Jamie Oliver's Thai green curry

THIS green curry recipe is one of the best I’ve ever made.

Survey comments - Q4: Should he have been disciplined?

That still does not justify using the language that he did.

Teaser: Newcastle Brown Ale

Thursday morning business bulletin

Brewer Scottish & Newcastle receives new takeover offer; WH Smith braces itself for competitive Christmas; Barclays takes £1.3bn hit amid market turmoil.

Making a meal of battle to save reds

DINERS in the North-East could soon be asked to make a meal of protecting the region’s endangered red squirrel.

Grannie's recipes have become famous

IN 1998, Dianne Halliday decided to supplement income on the traditional hill unit she runs with her husband Tony at Dalefoot Farm in Mallerstang, near Kirkby Stephen in Cumbria.

‘Buy British lamb’ call from Jamie

TV chef Jamie Oliver has called on shoppers to buy British lamb to help farmers financially survive the animal disease outbreaks.

Beefy and Lamby are back

THOSE animated cricketing heroes Beefy and Lamby will be back on our TV screens hundreds of times during September in a new three-week campaign by the English Beef and Lamb Executive.

Wind farms - Region's 'biggest own goal'?

AS the wind farm proposals stand at the moment, the farm that was last year singled out as ‘Britain’s Most Beautiful’ will be overshadowed by several huge turbines.

A contemporary twist

Art lovers no longer have to limit their passion to the walls.

Farm to fork, clear to see

Traceability of food from `farm to fork' is a hot consumer topic.

Dyslexia doesn't exist - professor

A North academic sparked fury yesterday after claiming parents use the term dyslexia to stop their children being branded lazy or stupid.

My Place

Award-winning photographer David Glen Walker speaks to the Journal on his My Place.

Rolls-Royce hunt after Jamie Oliver's parents' pub raided

Detectives investigating a robbery at a pub owned by the parents of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver were yesterday looking for the occupants of a Rolls-Royce.


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