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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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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

From award-winning sausages and cowboy steaks, to the rise of the humble faggot - Hampshire’s traditional butcher shops offer locally-sourced meat, delicious produce and a wealth of knowledge says Natalie French

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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

09:56

Now that ‘dry January’ is over and New Year’s resolutions have been banished to the back of the drinks cabinet, it’s time to get re-acquainted with some of Hampshire’s best gin makers and shakers, says Natalie French

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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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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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Restaurants

10:06

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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Thursday, February 23, 2017

All you can eat rodizio dining is like nothing you’ve had before!

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Friday, February 3, 2017

The Terrace Restaurant is one of the finest restaurants in the New Forest...

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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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Drink

Friday, February 17, 2017

Treat yourself to lunch and tea with a visit to one of these fantastic Hampshire tea rooms.

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Winchester Cocktail Week is back to whet the whistle, with quizzes, masterclasses and some fabulous concoctions

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

As the temperatures plummet and winter nights darken the mood, Winchester Cocktail Week offers an ideal distraction. Now in its second year, the event offers classes, workshops and a chance to try some of the fantastic creations on offer

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Hampshire excels as a wine growing region, yet finding the right recipe for success can be a tricky business. Viv Micklefield heads to the Meon Valley’s Wickham Vineyard where it’s time to raise a glass to its future

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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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Recipes

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Get a kick out of the New Year with delicious blow-torched mackerel with apple and wasabi remoulade

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Christmas lunch is the most eagerly anticipated meal of the year and whether you’re catering for the whole family or it’s a more intimate affair

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Friday, December 9, 2016

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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Food & Drink Offers

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Save up to 40% on a stunning tasting menu at this award-winning restaurant.

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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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