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The Father's Day Edit

The Father's Day Edit

Father’s Day is the one day of the year when you can show just how much you appreciate that unsung hero, who does so much and yet expects nothing in return

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The story behind: Eleanor Tomlinson Art

The story behind: Eleanor Tomlinson Art

  Despite being just 20 years old, local talent Eleanor Tomlinson has already firmly made her mark on the region’s art scene. Hailing from East Yorkshire, she describes her love affair with art, where she finds her inspiration and what she enjoys most about the countyWhere do you get your inspiration from?I’ve grown up in East Yorkshire. We live in an old farmhouse and from a very young age we had all sorts of wildlife making its home there. At one point I remember we had a family of squirrels living in our attic! We’ve often had field mice dashing...

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The story behind: Cacao Brew

The story behind: Cacao Brew

After almost a year of experimenting (and a few broken coffee machines later) Jazmin Adams created Cacao Brew. By roasting and grinding the cacao bean, she has formulated a chocolate-based drink which is the first of its kind in the UK, and entirely zero-waste too Tell me about yourself.I live in Newcastle, and went to Northumbria University to study Business and Information Systems. The course covered marketing and building websites as well as business, so it really helped me in setting up Cacao Brew. The food side of things however, has always been a passion of mine. I’ve always loved...

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Show your love with Burtree Puddings' Care Packages

Show your love with Burtree Puddings' Care Packages

Darlington-based Burtree have won more Great Taste Awards than some people have had hot meals, and for good reason: Jean Christophe Novelli once said he’d be happy with a Burtree sticky toffee pudding as his last meal. Their family recipes update the old classics with modern touches that take them a cut above the rest, while new puds are being tested all the time.In light of the current outbreak the team at Burtree Puddings have created care packages, the perfect gift for family and friends who may be self isolating, or just as a treat for yourself. With versions available for...

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Banana Bread brought to you by Cacao Brew

Banana Bread brought to you by Cacao Brew

  I don’t think I know anyone who doesn’t enjoy a delicious slab of homemade banana bread. Enjoyed first thing in the morning, at brunch or for dessert. It never disappoints. If you’ve enjoyed a cup of our brewing cacao you will know that after enjoying a cup of Cacao Brew, you are left with the brewed cacao grounds in the bottom of your cafetière. These grounds can be used in a variety of recipes where you would usually use cacao nibs or chocolate chips. Banana bread was the first thing we tried adding the leftover cacao grounds to and...

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