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Meat traces 'found in vegan and vegetarian ready meals from Sainsbury's and Tesco'

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has said it is investigating allegations that traces of meat were found in vegetarian and vegan ready meals.

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National Fish and Chip Day: Where to get your supper in Hartlepool

Today’s the day to celebrate one of the nation’s favourite dishes - and who doesn’t love a fish supper?

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The Funky Indian in Borough Road, Sunderland city centre.

Review: The Funky Indian, Borough Road, Sunderland

I have a love / hate relationship with eat all you can menus.

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Jerrelle Guy.

Food & Drink: Why baking is about soul searching and power as well as eating

You may not have heard of food writer and stylist Jerrelle Guy yet, but once you see it, you’ll want to jump right into her debut cookbook, Black Girl Baking.
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Are these the best ‘plaices’ in Hartlepool to get Good Friday fish and chips?

Getting fish and chips is a big part of the Easter weekend ritual. But where will you be going for yours?

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Rick and Katie Toogood.

Food & Drink: Learn about seafood, thanks to Prawn On The Lawn cookbook

The story of Prawn On The Lawn is one of constant ingenuity.

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Hartlepool Mail chippy of the year winner Mary Lambert.''Pictured: (front) Gill Mead, Sharon Henderson, Christine Armstrong, (middle row) Philippa Lambert, Angela McIntyre, Eric Lambert and (back)'Keith Usher.

Meet your 2018 Hartlepool Chippy of the Year winner

A much-loved Hartlepool eatery is the ‘plaice’ to be for fish and chips ... after it was named chippy of the year for the second time.

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Is a steak pie your favourite?

British Pie Week 2018: The North East has spoken - this is your favourite pie

There are so many pies to choose from - but there can only be one favourite.

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Steak pie is the North East's favourite.

British Pie Week 2018: North East chooses its favourite flavour

We've been asking you to vote for your favourite filling as British Pie Week gets underway.

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From left to right, Paula Snowdon from East Durham Trust and Kimberley Batey from County Durham Housing Group with volunteers in the new cafe.

New low-cost cafe to make ‘huge difference’ to community

A new community cafe which provides low-cost food is proving a hit with residents.

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Win canned meat hamper worth £90

Win canned meat hamper worth £90

To mark Spam Appreciation Week 2018, which takes place this week, the winner of this prize will be able to tuck into a limited edition SPAM® Brand Bundle.

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British Pie Week starts today (March 5).

British Pie Week 2018: What's your favourite filling?

When the weather is cold, there's nothing better than a warming slice of pie.
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The figures have been described as 'extremely worrying' by Colin Shevills, director of Balance.

Cheap supermarket beer ‘188% more affordable than 30 years ago’

Cheap supermarket alcohol is now 188% more affordable than 30 years ago, according to new figures.

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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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