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Food

Monday, June 8, 2015

With festival fever taking hold in Hampshire, Natalie French has rounded up a selection of the best food/drink events to enjoy across our county this year

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
susieskitchen.com

This purple sprouting broccoli rigoletti is the perfect Wednesday night dinner

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Kenyons Fruit and Veg

Kenyons Fruit & Veg Ltd was established in 1964 as a supplier of quality fresh fruit and vegetable produce.

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Watch the Hampshire Life Food and Drink Awards as it happened. See the winners announced by host Sarah Parish and editor Elizabeth Barnett as well all the back stage reaction.

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Monday, January 5, 2015

Our 9th Food & Drink Awards came to a close with a fantastic awards ceremony held at The Elvetham Hotel in Hartley Wintney on November 26th. The finest businesses from the food and drink industry attended to discover who would be this year’s winners, and to enjoy a night of celebration and great food.

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Chef profiles

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Are our county’s chefs getting too big for their boots, or are they entitled to the new found awe received from the public? Chris van Schaick ponders

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Back in November, guests were treated to a fantastic culinary experience when the young chefs taking part in Exclusive Hotel’s Chef Academy entered in to a Masterchef style competition to show off the skills they had learnt so far. Split in to two teams, the chefs battled it out to create a delicious three course menu that was then judged by a host of industry experts, dignitaries and the media to determine which menu was the overall favourite.

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Stuart Turner. Photo by Paul Strawson Photography

Students Magdalena Ordak and Megan Curtis from Southampton City College and Stuart Turner from Southdowns College in Waterlooville join 12 aspiring junior chefs from across the country who have been awarded their place in the Exclusive Chefs’ Academy, a two-year training programme from Exclusive Hotels and Venues which has launched after a three month search and selection process.

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

James Durrant may have trained under Gordon Ramsey and won the BBC’s Great British Menu but it is by the dishes he cooks every day at his gastro pub in Longparish that this ambitious and exacting chef patron expects to be judged

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Thursday, June 6, 2013
Tom Kerridge

The incredibly popular and loveable chef patron Tom Kerridge, who owns the extraordinary two Michelin starred Hand & Flowers pub in Marlow, is to bring his unpretentious modern British flavours featuring the best available seasonal ingredients to the Panoramic Restaurant during the Royal Meeting (Tuesday 18th – Saturday 22nd June).

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Local producers

Thursday, June 18, 2015

In celebration of the Hampshire Food Festival’s special anniversary, Hampshire Fare take us back to the beginning to find out how the county’s love for local food has grown

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Monday, June 15, 2015
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It’s been a real privilege to be involved in the BBC Food and Farming Awards this year. Once again the UK’s finest farmers, food producers, cooks, shopkeepers, food vendors and campaigners came together to honour the best in their respective businesses. I’ll talk more about the awards themselves next month but this time it’s the backdrop to the ceremony I want to concentrate on.

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Mike and Anne with Countryfile presenter Matt Baker

With nothing but a book on farming and a great deal of enthusiasm, Anne and Mike Roberts have managed to turn 42 acres near the New Forest in to a budding mixed-livestock farm

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Thursday, April 9, 2015
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Lambing is underway on my farm in the Cotswolds. As any sheep farmer will tell you, long days and sleepless nights in the lambing shed mean it’s one of the busiest and tiring times of the year but it’s also the most rewarding.

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Monday, March 23, 2015

With the remains of a student overdraft and no previous experience, Madeleine Harley took the plunge and set up her own marshmallow business in Lymington

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Restaurants

Yesterday, 09:00

The Bugle has been in the heart of village life for many centuries.

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Monday, June 8, 2015

Whether you’re looking for fine dining, pub food, a romantic meal for 2 or a taste of something from further afield, eating out in Hampshire really has something for everyone. Here’s our guide to the best local restaurants and pubs

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

A new restaurant has just opened up in Southampton’s brand new Admirals Quay development within Ocean Village.

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
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Lazing by the river at The Greyhound on the Test in Stockbridge

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Taste authentic fare from a huge range of nations without ever stepping foot on a plane…Alice Cooke brings you her pick of the best

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Drink

Monday, June 8, 2015

With festival fever taking hold in Hampshire, Natalie French has rounded up a selection of the best food/drink events to enjoy across our county this year

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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Treat yourself to lunch and tea with a visit to one of these fantastic Hampshire tea rooms.

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Susie and Peter

The Winchester wine gurus share 3 wine recommendations for 2015 and a few top tips.

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Susie and Peter wanted the festival to have something for everyone

Forget stuffy wine connoisseurs who taste through their nose and confuse with talk of cut grass and burnt cinders! BBC’s Saturday Kitchen stars, Susie Barrie and Peter Richards, are here to help the wine drinkers of Winchester find more of what they like - whether that’s a ‘big smoothie’ or something ‘fresh and racy’

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Friday, December 5, 2014
M'Hencha Stack

Christmas is the only time of year that it is acceptable to eat non-stop, so make the most of it and treat yourself to some delicious food and drink gifts.

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Christmas

Recipes

Friday, June 19, 2015

Cook up these courgette and goat’s cheese fritters with crispy bacon for a delicious, seasonal Father’s Day feast

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Recipe by watercress.co.uk

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Monday, June 1, 2015

Recipe by English Asparagus

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Monday, May 11, 2015
Photo by Jason Ingram

Recipe by Sweetfire Beetroot

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
susieskitchen.com

This purple sprouting broccoli rigoletti is the perfect Wednesday night dinner

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