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Lee Stainthorpe is head chef of the Vermont Hotel in Newcastle upon Tyne. Having worked under a number of celebrated chefs across the North of England over a 20 year career Lee is well placed to lead the catering team at this flagship hotel.
Joe Truman is a GB Olympic Podium Programme / Track Sprint Cyclist and one of the hottest stars of track cycling. The 20-year-old spoke to us about his training plan and how eating protein is essential for track cyclists for recovery of the legs from heavy lifting in the gym or pushing big gears on the track all day.
From unhappy takeaway regular, to fitter, healthy and happy, Slimming Club member Rachel Taylor, is a busy mum from Northumberland who has a body transformation programme we can all be proud of. We caught up with her to find out what the path to success was...
Chlorinated chicken has been all over the news recently, and is becoming a hot topic in the Brexit debate. It looks increasingly likely that consumers will soon have to make a choice of standards over price when buying bleached chicken, so we thought we’d give our butcher’s view on the debate.
Sam Curry is a 23 year old Pentathlon GB athlete, who has began 2017 in excellent form. Ranked second in the UK having secured his best-ever World Cup finish in Los Angeles before claiming bronze at the British Modern Tetrathlon Championships, Sam took time out of his training regime to meat us...
James Simpson is a GB Under 23 Hockey Player, who was selected as our athlete of the month, as following a bad injury and pretty perilous 2016 he has bounced back stronger than ever, and been selected to represent his country once again.
It turns out there is actual science behind the reason why he prefers his mummy's cooking over yours - genetics. Find out more...
Graham Johns is head chef of The Old Storehouse at Amble in Northumberland. Fiercely passionate about developing young chefs, Graham is responsible for the career progression of a number of the North East’s most celebrated young cooking talents, and we’re delighted he took time to speak to us.
With public outcry still ringing about the new shape of Toblerone, we are issuing a warning cry to Britain about the humble bacon sarnie. While freshly cooked bacon nestled on a pillow of soft white bread, with a splash of sauce, is the simplest of British breakfasts, it could also about to get chopped and changed in this crazy post Brexit world we are living in.
Until recently a Boston Butt was not something many people had heard of. That's changed, with Boston Butt more widely available, but it's still not very common so we wanted to tell you all about what is widely recognised as the best cut for pulled pork - the Boston Butt.
Love it or loathe it, supermarket value meat serves a purpose. Recently however the marketing powers that be decided that value meat needed a makeover and to replicate the success of the discount retailers they brought some farm sounding names on board, that don’t actually mean a thing!
Buying meat online, like much online shopping can be a faceless experience. It is easy for companies to use clever marketing techniques, and give the appearance of a butchers, but the experience can be somewhat misguided. So find out how can you recognise a good online butchers