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Good old Mayfield in Newcastle is slowly coming into its own. No longer the poor cousin of Tighes Hill and Islington it’s starting to become a destination. 

This French deli is for all food lovers. Cheese, olive oils and fabulous pastas. 

144 Maitland Rd, Mayfield, Newcastle. 


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laguiole knives

Laguiole, like Champagne is to sparkling wine, is a region in France famous for its beautiful knives. “The laguiole was first designed in 1829 by Jean-Pierre Calmels and his concept of the knife became the pattern for this style, with the forged “bee” symbol emerging as a distinctive trademark.”



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