Jane Hall

Jane Hall

Jane Hall is a multi-award-winning journalist and the founder of Smart Cookie Media, a communications, marketing and event management firm

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The Beach House Tapas

The Beach House bistro in Sunderland brings a taste of Spain to Wearside

Sombreros and tapas are firmly on the menu during selected Fridays throughout May, June and July

Ami Tadaa, of Heaton, Newcastle, who is launching the UK's only cashew nut cheese company for vegans called Tyne Chease

Newcastle vegan cheese company about to launch unique product in the UK

A vegan cheese that tastes as good as its dairy cousin? Ami Tadaa believes she’s cracked the secret with her cashew nut-based varieties

Carol Peacock with the Parlour Made cheese

County Durham farming put their faith in people's taste for cheese

Carol and Neil Peacock tell the story of Mordon Blue and their successful cheese-making business

Something tempting at Tynemouth Food Festival

Tynemouth Food Festival returns with local delicacies aplenty

The fourth Tynemouth Food Festival will see the seaside town become a magnet for lovers of top nosh

Coronation Chicken on granary baguette

British Sandwich Week: A chance for North East venues to get creative

Themed butties and a competition for sarnie fans will feature in the North East during British Sandwich Week

Maunika Gowardhan

Newcastle chef Maunika Gowardhan bringing out her first Indian food cookbook

Maunika Gowardhan is about to bring her zeal for Indian food to a wider audience with her long awaited debut cookbook

Durham Continental Market

The Spring Into Summer Continental Market arrives in Durham for four days

An array of international food and drink treats will be on offer as well as a selection of handcrafted jewellery, clothes and accessories

Swallow Fish will be at Rothbury food festival

Food and Craft Festival returns to Rothbury for Bank Holiday Monday

More than 50 stalls will be offering a mouth-watering selection of food and drink to tempt tastebuds of all persuasions

Taste of the County preparing to be toast of Northumberland County Show

There will be plenty of mouth-watering culinary treats in store on May 25 as The Journal joins forces with the County Show

Durham Gin Summer Cup Trifle with Cotherstone Cheese Custard Created by Andrew Rowbotham and served at The Crown at Mickleton

Tasty Trail summer recipe from chef at The Crown at Mickleton

Andrew Rowbotham's Durham Gin Summer Cup Trifle is the perfect dessert accompaniment to a sunny day


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