TV Big Chef's life transformed by Kitchen Therapy
The return of MasterChef: The Professionals to our television screens has brought back bittersweet memories for one of its former contestants.Read more
TV MasterChef teaches students how to cook
A TV MasterChef has been enlisted to teach North East university students how to cook cheap and healthy meals.
Kitchen Therapy cooks make their debut at The Riverside
Trainee cooks, who are taking part in an innovative course to improve their mental well-being, have passed their first public test with flying colours.Read more
TV Chef reveals suicide bid as he launches Kitchen Therapy
Tyneside’s TV chef Matei Baran – who is providing Kitchen Therapy for people with mental health problems – has spoken for the first time about the time he tried to kill himself.Read more
Tynemouth cafe undergoing major changes
A popular beachside cafe is undergoing a major change.Read more
Tynemouth chef launches new children’s cook book
A chef who overcame a legal battle with the owner of a defunct motorway restaurant chain is celebrating publishing his book in honour of his sonRead more
Little Chef threat forced dad and MasterChef star to scrap title of book written for ill son
Former MasterChef contestant Matei Baran, of the Salt Cove in Tynemouth, was drawn into a row with the chain.