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Food

Tue, 10:18

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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Monday, November 28, 2016

The Hampshire Life Food & Drink Awards returned for the eleventh year with a fantastic ceremony taking place at The Elvetham Hotel in Hartley Wintney on Wednesday 23 November. Here we announce the winners

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Friday, October 28, 2016

The region’s award-winning chefs are putting the finishing touches to special menus, dishes and demonstrations as they prepare to welcome thousands of visitors to the New Forest Food and Drink Festival Week, the area’s first event of this kind.

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Monday, October 17, 2016

We are delighted to announce the finalists in the 2016 Hampshire Life Food and Drink Awards

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Friday, September 30, 2016

Welcome in the new season with this squash, pancetta and hazelnut salad

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Chef profiles

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Creating inventive, cosmopolitan food using locally sourced ingredients, Executive Head Chef at Chewton Glen, Luke Matthews, talks serving up fine dining at one of the county’s most prestigious hotels

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Thursday, November 26, 2015

Hampshire is filled with talented chefs who make up the fantastic array of restaurants we have here. The Chef of the Year will be someone who has devoted him or herself to the cause of serving the best possible food.

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Thursday, October 8, 2015

If you are someone who really enjoys cooking at home, this course is designed to teach you how to make fabulous Italian food from scratch.

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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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Local producers

Monday, November 28, 2016

The Hampshire Life Food & Drink Awards returned for the eleventh year with a fantastic ceremony taking place at The Elvetham Hotel in Hartley Wintney on Wednesday 23 November. Here we announce the winners

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Monday, August 22, 2016

The Hampshire Life Food & Drink Awards returns for the eleventh year and the 2016 event is set to be bigger than ever. Taking place at The Elvetham Hotel in Hartley Wintney, the 2016 awards welcome more categories and provide a chance for more people to celebrate the successes with us.

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Nancy Judge takes a look at our premium crops that are ripe for the picking

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

In celebration of our local county food group reaching a quarter of a century, Nancy Judge chats to the producers that owe their business success to Hampshire Fare

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Gareth Jones at Odiham Cake Company has got something of a cult following…Natalie French goes to discuss the latest wedding cake trends - from drip cakes to edible flowers and even something for the boys

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Restaurants

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

The newest addition of excellent places to visit in Southampton, Benzo Bar and Kitchen situated in Bedford Place...

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Ad Feature: Kutis Brasserie

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Kuti’s Brasserie in the heart of Southampton, presents inventive Indian cuisine bursting with the flavours and traditions of India...

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Friday, September 16, 2016

As much as we’d all love to dine out every night of the week, there isn’t always the time, so we’ve compiled a selection of great Indian takeaway options here in Hampshire

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Creating inventive, cosmopolitan food using locally sourced ingredients, Executive Head Chef at Chewton Glen, Luke Matthews, talks serving up fine dining at one of the county’s most prestigious hotels

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Ad Feature: Gandhi, Winchester

Friday, August 26, 2016

If you’re looking for traditional Indian cuisine, beautifully presented dishes, high-quality ingredients and chefs with decades of expertise, look no further than Gandhi Indian Cuisine.

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Drink

Monday, November 28, 2016

The Hampshire Life Food & Drink Awards returned for the eleventh year with a fantastic ceremony taking place at The Elvetham Hotel in Hartley Wintney on Wednesday 23 November. Here we announce the winners

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Got a date or planning a catch up with a friend? Head to one of these fantastic wine bars in the SO postcode

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Friday, October 28, 2016

The region’s award-winning chefs are putting the finishing touches to special menus, dishes and demonstrations as they prepare to welcome thousands of visitors to the New Forest Food and Drink Festival Week, the area’s first event of this kind.

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Monday, October 17, 2016

We are delighted to announce the finalists in the 2016 Hampshire Life Food and Drink Awards

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Monday, September 19, 2016

For deliciously stylish afternoon tea venues, you can’t do better than those in the SO postcode

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Recipes

Yesterday, 15:49

This gin-cured venison carpaccio with pickled mushrooms is sure to get the party started

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Bring your autumn walk to the table with this pheasant schnitzel with honeyed hedgerow pickles recipe

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Friday, September 30, 2016

Welcome in the new season with this squash, pancetta and hazelnut salad

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Treat dinner party guests to iced cherries with white chocolate sauce and pistachio and rose madeleines for a riot of different textures and heady summer scents

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Nail the barbeque banquet with these lamb, aubergine and halloumi kebabs

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Food & Drink Offers

Wed, 15:24

Enjoy classic afternoon tea with a festive twist.

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Spice up the Festive Season at Kuti’s Brasserie with a glass of Prosecco and a 3-course festive menu for just £23.95 per person.

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Enjoy a three course roast lunch at The Manor for just £18.95

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Now you don’t have to make Chewton Glen a special occasion, enjoy three courses for just £26.50.

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016

To celebrate their 50th year Chewton Glen have introduced a new special tasting menu.

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