Big Chef overcomes legal battle to publish book

Big Chef Matei Baran has overcome a legal battle with the owner of a defunct motorway restaurant chain to publish a book in honour of his son. Six-year-old Armin suffers from the life-limiting disease cystic fibrosis and to stay well he has to swallow dozens of tablets every day, take regular exercise and eat a…

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County Durham pupils star in Master Chef’s new cook book

County Durham pupils have been given a special Christmas present – starring roles in a cook book written by TV Master Chef quarter finalist Matei Baran. The children, from Hope Wood Academy in Easington Colliery, helped him prepare a festive afternoon tea to feature in his book – Big Chef Little Chef – which is…

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