Eating Out

Eating Out

Food and Drink: It might sound crazy but we’ve being doing stir-fries all wrong, says Ching-He Huang

How many of us have lumped for a supermarket stir-fry mix, complete with sickly packet sauce, dumped it all in a wok, burned the bottom, and wished we’d just ordered in chow mein? We’re betting this happens a lot.

News
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.

Lifestyle
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.

News
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.

Eating Out
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.

Opinion
Acai powder.

Recipe of the week: Raspberry acai smoothie bowl

This is my favourite breakfast at the minute.

Opinion
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.

Eating Out
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.

Opinion
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.

Eating Out
Hotel Indigo Durham,  the former Old Shire Hall Durham

Sneak peek at construction of Hotel Indigo and Marco Pierre White Steakhouse in Durham

One of Durham City’s most striking buildings is being transformed into a £15m boutique hotel and Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill.

Lifestyle
In the early 1970s, Britain had around 75,000 pubs.

Future of Britain's pubs 'threatened' by rates increase

Around 28,000 pubs have closed since the 1970s as the sector faces a "ticking time bomb" over its future, a report warns.

Business
Will you be splashing out on the Prosecco?

Aldi to sell 3-litre bottle of Prosecco this Christmas

Stop making your Christmas list - because we've found the ultimate festive buy for the fizz fans out there.

Eating Out
Would you share a pizza slice with Ant and Dec? Picture: PA.

Ant and Dec confirmed as North East's favourite takeaway dinner date

We love watching them on a Saturday night.
Eating Out
Are you a mince pie fan?

It's time to start the Christmas shop because Sainsbury's is stocking mince pies

The summer holidays are done and dusted - so it's officially time to start thinking about Christmas.

Eating Out
What do you eat for lunch on a work day?

Is your workday lunch one of Britain's most popular?

One in three Britons sit down to exactly the same lunch every day, according to a new study.
Eating Out
No-bake peanut butter coconut oatmeal cookies.

Recipe of the week: No-bake peanut butter coconut oatmeal cookies

This week we have a one-bowl recipe for super-easy-to-make peanut butter cookies packed with coconut and oats.

Opinion
Make sure you prepare your meals to stay on track.

Shaping Up: How to keep your healthy eating plan on track

This week I’ve had lots of conversations with people who are struggling to stay on track with their healthy eating plans over the school holidays.

Opinion
The Great North Feast will take place in Bents Park, South Shields

10 things to do in the North East this Bank Holiday and beyond

Stuck for something to do over the Bank Holiday?

Whats on
This year's contestants for the Great British Bake Off. Picture: PA.

Meet this year's Great British Bake Off contestants

A Health and Safety inspector, a software developer who has survived cancer and a banker are among those hoping to rise to the occasion in Channel 4's Great British Bake Off.

TV and Film
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