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Food and drink: Fishing for wild skrei cod in chilly Norwegian waters with chef Michael Roux Jr

It’s rather extraordinary to be 300km north of the Arctic Circle, in the land of the Northern Lights, eating fresh cod – so fresh it was still swimming the fjords a couple of hours ago – with two-Michelin–starred chef Michel Roux Jr. But this isn’t just any old cod (and it’s certainly not battered).

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A recipe from The Pancake Kitchen in Seaham for Shrove Tuesday. Picture: The Pancake Kitchen.

How to make the perfect pancake for Shrove Tuesday

Elastic waistbands at the ready - one of the most treat-filled days of the year has arrived.

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Making a Sunday dinner? These reader recipes promise great Yorkshire puddings

The humble Yorkshire pudding really can make or break your Sunday dinner.

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What's your favourite pizza topping?

National Pizza Day: What's the best topping?

We don't really need an excuse to eat pizza, but it's good to have one anyway!

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Here are the top 10 chippys in the Hartlepool area, as chosen by you.

Help us to find Hartlepool’s best chippy

We are on the look-out for Hartlepool’s Best Chippy of 2018 - and we need your help.

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A Mediterranean dish can be a healthier option when eating out.

Feeling Great: Make the right choices when eating out for a healthy diet

Christmas and New Year’s Eve now seem far behind us. The turkey’s been eaten, the Prosecco has run dry, the last few Celebrations have been demolished and we’re we well into tackling the next festive ritual – a New Year health kick.

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La Porto Italiano Ristorante manager Vickie Higgins holding the award with other staff

Winner of your Italian Restaurant of 2017 crowned

Good food and a friendly atmosphere is what the manager of the Mail’s Italian Restaurant of the Year winner believes was responsible for their success.

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Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi.

Food & Drink: Bring a taste of Tuscany to your home - how to make pork tenderloin

Here’s a smart and tasty week-night supper option during December from Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi’s new cook book....
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Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi.

Food & Drink: Bring a taste of Tuscany to your - how to make pork tenderloin

Here’s a smart and tasty week-night supper option during December from Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi’s new cook book....

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Help us choose our restaurant of the year.

Help us choose our Italian Restaurant of the Year - here’s the shortlist

We’ve got our top finalists for the Italian Restaurant of the Year 2017 and now the competition is all about finding who will be number one.

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Chef Rick Stein.

Food & Drink: Five minutes with... Rick Stein

Rick Stein, the celebrated seafood authority, famous chef and restaurateur extraordinaire – a man who’s travelled the world eating and collecting traditional cooking techniques, magpie-like– claims to be “only a very, very enthusiastic amateur when it comes to Mexican food”.

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We need your help to find the best Italian restaurant in the Hartlepool area.

Can you help us find the best Italian restaurant in the Hartlepool area?

Pasta or pizza? Spaghetti or penne? Pepperoni or anchovy? Everyone loves an Italian meal.

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The Balti staff and owners.

Hartlepool’s top curry house - as voted by you

A popular Hartlepool restaurant continues to curry favour with its customers – after scooping an award for the second year in a row.

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This berry and mango smoothie is a good healthy option.

Shaping Up: Six common mistakes with carbs

We all know there are good carbs and bad carbs, but often people get confused and end up eating the wrong type.

Opinion
Tom Reeves is a finalist in the Craft Guild of Chefs Young National Chef of the Year competition

Award-winning chef from Michelin-starred restaurant heads home for pop up event

A young chef from Hartlepool who’s become a protégé at a renowned Michelin-star restaurant, will bring a taste of his award-winning technique to his home region.

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Avocado is among the superfoods you should eat as part of a healthy diet.

Shaping Up: Five ‘superfoods’ you should eat regularly

‘Superfood’ is the latest buzzword in the world of health. You’ve probably seen or heard it a lot recently.

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Acai powder.

Recipe of the week: Raspberry acai smoothie bowl

This is my favourite breakfast at the minute.

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Are you partial to a festive tipple?

Aldi launches budget friendly wine advent calendar

If you’re partial to a festive drink or two throughout December you'll be able to raise a toast with every calendar door.

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A healthy pumpkin spice latte.

Recipe of the week: Healthy pumpkin spiced latte

I’ve just told you that your favourite pumpkin spiced latte is full of sugar, and may be preventing you from losing weight.

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Are you partial to a cider?

‘Perfect’ weather means it will be a vintage cider season

Apple growers say 'perfect' weather conditions in 2017 have made for a bumper crop for making cider.

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