Jesmond Dean House head chef Michael Penaluna

Four top chefs offer their Christmas dinner tips

Christmas is a busy time in the restaurant kitchen for our top chefs but how do they like their own Christmas dinner served?

Helen Greer and Rhian Cradock of The Feathers Inn near Stocksfield

Another feather in the cap for Feathers Inn in Northumberland

The popular pub in Hedley on the Hill has been voted the best place for a Sunday lunch in the North East

Testing out the flavours with ale

PROGRAMMES being recorded or broadcast live have “warm-ups” to relax the audience.

Rolling out the barrel

Some villages are named appropriately. Tynemouth, for example, could exist nowhere else; Wideopen was not so long ago surrounded by fields and No Place would be unfairly overlooked were it not for the fabled Beamish Mary Inn.


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