Not content with inspiring the nation to go barmy for bread and crazy for cakes, Paul Hollywood is hoping to reignite our appetite for pies and puddings, as Andy Welch discovers...
There is nothing like a hearty soup as winter nights draw in. Marion McMullen samples a selection from New York chef Einat Admony...
As autumn well and truly arrives, our intrepid wine lover turns to hearty reds to reflect the season’s harvest fruits and chilly winds
The recently-opened Barluga gastropub in Morpeth comes under the spotlight of the Secret Diner this week
Great British Bake-Off 2012 finalist James Morton is using his loaf for his first cook book. Marion McMullen checks out some of his home baked treats
Shiraz's popularity, either as a straight syrah or blended with other varieties, has driven its meteoric rise across Europe...
In a quest to find a Chinese restaurant that stands out from the norm, the Secret Diner took a slow boat to Hei Hei on Dean Street in Newcastle
Our intrepid wine lover seeks out some top picks to enjoy in the sun as the bank holiday weekend approaches...
The Secret Diner this week explores the delights of Terry Laybourne's French rustic chic Bistro 21 in Durham
'Some critics argue wine competitions can’t be relied upon as a measure of quality - but in my experience they act as a very good indicator...
Fishing pioneer Richard Irvin's headquarters were in Fish Quay a century ago, and the building is still there as a spacious, laid-back brasserie
It's Bard work feeding crowds of hungry festival-goers with a taste for ye olde food. Marion McMullen finds out how Shakespeare is inspiring historical food expert Seren Evans-Charrington
The Italians have finally come to Newcastle with restaurant chain Carluccio's opening on Grey Street
Our intrepid wine buff plunders the shelves of her local supermarket to discover some surprisingly delicious vintages...
This week the Secret Diner hands Mrs Diner and friends the pleasure of reviewing the highly rated gastropub The Rat Inn at Anick
Beyond the familiar Californian brands of Gallo, Blossom Hill and Echo Falls, the Golden State has a plethora of other wineries with some very serious and expensive producers
The Secret Diner finds out that Sunderland's National Glass Centre Brasserie is a good place for a quick lunch
You don’t need to fly to Mexico to enjoy their delicious dishes this summer. Thomasina Miers, co-founder of Wahaca, tells Keeley Bolger why she can’t get enough of the country’s sizzling grub
Seeking out a restaurant full of eastern promise, The Secret Diner samples the delights of A Taste of Persia in Newcastle
The Italian chef returns to our screens with Melanie Sykes next week, and he tells Rick Fulton why he wants to reintroduce us to some forgotten favourites