Rural County Durham food project aims to help spice up life on Tyneside (From Darlington and Stockton Times)
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Rural food project aims to help spice up life on Tyneside
A RURAL food project will be spice up life on Tyneside this weekend.
The Love Food scheme, which supports the production and use of locally grown or reared food in Teesdale, Weardale, the Allen Valleys and Derwentside, is providing a mobile kitchen for top North-East chefs to demonstrate their skills at the Street Spice festival, in Newcastle.
Among those showing off their skills will be celebrated chefs Terry Leybourne and Kenny Atkinson, from the Orangery, at Rockliffe Hall, near Darlington.
Street Spice is the largest Asian food event in the region and is staged at Newcastle's Centre for Life.
Funds raised from the festival will go towards the charity Brain Tumour UK. It promises everything from Bollywood dancers to authentic food demonstrations from experts in their fields.
Love Food director Hazel Coppack said: “We’re delighted to be involved in something different and exciting.
“We will have out own information stand to show people they can cook spicy and still shop local.”
For festival details, go to www.streetspice.co.uk