Food

Tue, 10:13

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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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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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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Friday, August 26, 2016

Millions tune in to see the Queen of Baking share her culinary wisdom each week on The Great British Bake Off – but how much do you really know about judge and food writer Mary Berry?

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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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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, 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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Thursday, March 10, 2016

Easter doesn’t have to be all sickly sweets and naff chocolate as Elizabeth Kirby discovered when she went to meet chocolatier Lizzie Skinner from 
New Forest Chocolates

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Restaurants

Tue, 10:21

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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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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Ad Feature: Palm Panasia

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Dining at Palm Pan Asia takes you on a culinary journey through Thailand and South East Asia...

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Drink

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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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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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

When it comes to destinations for food lovers, Milford on Sea really punches above its weight. Viv Micklefield heads to the seaside village to find out its recipe for success

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Friday, June 24, 2016

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

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

On Monday 1 February, five of the region’s most imaginative and skilled bartenders will compete to win the first ever Winchester Cup trophy for their bar or restaurant.

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Recipes

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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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Make this octopus with potatoes and paprkia dish the centre of your Spanish style feast

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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Enjoy Hampshire trout and asparagus in this seasonal lunch dish

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Celebrate the new season’s produce with this buffalo and watercress saag recipe

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Food & Drink Offers

Monday, August 22, 2016

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

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Friday, August 5, 2016

Enjoy a choice of steaks every Tuesday night at The Foresters

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Astley Clarke was founded in London by Bec Astley Clarke MBE, to celebrate design and colour in fine jewellery and to create a brand that represents all that is good about British Luxury…

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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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