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  • Review: The Red Lion, Odiham

    A family-friendly pub with old world charm and plenty of grown-up perks? Sounds right up our street! Make way, Muddy's checking in at The Red Lion, Odiham.

  • The Pig New Forest Michelin

    5 Best farm to table eateries

    Grab a napkin! Dig into seriously good sustainable dishes at these fab Hampshire and Isle of Wight farm to table dining experiences

  • Hattingley Valley

    Hampshire vineyards: Hattingley Valley

    Continuing our cellar door tour of Hampshire wineries (hic!), Muddy discovers some sparkling vintages at Hattingley Valley near Alresford.

  • Purefoy Arms Hampshire

    Review: The Purefoy Arms

    Suntrap garden, cosy interiors and the best pud in Hampshire? Add this gastro-gem in the hamlet of Preston Candover to your dining out bucket list, pronto.

  • Montagu Arms afternoon tea

    10 best afternoon teas in Hants & IoW

    Stylish country house hotel, right Royal Victoria sponge, classic tea room or sky-high treat, spoil yourself with one (or two) of these awesome afternoon teas.

  • Review: The Watership Down Inn

    A destination gastropub with fabulous food, boutique bedrooms and cute countryside vibes? Muddy's in clover at the Watership Down Inn.

  • Pick your own PYO Hampshire fruit in punnet

    6 of the best places for PYO in Hampshire

    Super-juicy strawberries and tasty veg fresh from the field? Don’t mind if we do. Grab your straw hat and wicker basket: it's time to pick your own.

  • Fork fine dining

    Best bib and tucker: Michelin Hants & Isle of Wight

    Muddy’s dusting off our fanciest shoes for a Michelin-approved fine-dining table, as rated in the latest guide. Did your local make the cut?

  • Hampshire vineyards: Exton Park

    In this new series, we head for the cellar door of the county’s fabulous wineries, starting at Exton Park, a proper sparkler in the beautiful Meon Valley

  • The Grosvenor Stockbridge walled garden

    12 top terraces for outdoor dining

    They’re going fast! Snag at table at one of these Hampshire & Isle of Wight pub and restaurant outdoor dining terraces and gardens.

  • Try this light but warming spring supper

    Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's healthy take on this Scottish fish soup makes for a quick and hearty but healthy supper that's perfect for cool spring evenings.

  • Comforting classics from The Pie Room

    Ooh, is there anything more satisfying than good flaky pastry? These two tasty recipes from Calum Franklin's new cookbook The Pie Room are just the ticket.

  • Flipping good: four new pancakes recipes to try

    Had enough of lemon and sugar? Spice things up a bit this Pancake Day with an Iranian cardamom pancake, shredded duck pancake, or vegan version with blueberry compote.

  • Asian-inspired healthy dinners for reboot February

    January didn't quite live up to your healthy living expectations? Cosy food doesn't have to come at the cost of health. Try these tasty plant-based recipes made with warming ginger and miso.

  • 48 Mother’s Day afternoon teas that deliver

    Can't give mum a hug? This is a close second: tiny sandwiches, a lot of clotted cream, and an optional bottle of fizz. Here are the 48 best afternoon teas for delivery and takeaway around the country.

  • Fast and filling recipes for Feb

    No time/energy to cook (let alone make it healthy)? Don't worry, we've got you. Here are two low-effort, speedy suppers under 500 calories to feel good about.

  • Eat Better Forever, Hugh? Oh, OK then.

    Spent December scoffing mince pies? Whip up a veg-packed soup or hot pot from Hugh's new cookbook and feel the smug glow of a healthy New Year.

  • Cookbooks 2020

    The best cookbooks to buy now

    Sick of making the same seven dinners, week in, week out? Or just a sucker for tempting pictures of food? If any of the above apply, we’ve got you covered.

  • 40 of the best indie coffee roasters

    Can't function without your morning brew? Try one of these delicious artisan blends, from indie coffee roasters across the Muddy counties, to kickstart your day with a caffeine boost. 

  • Launch review: The Pig, Harlyn Bay, Cornwall

    On its opening day, Muddy's ed-in-chief Hero Brown was the first to eat lunch at the brand new Pig hotel in Harlyn Bay (what a trooper!). So what was the verdict - and is it worth a trip to North Cornwall?

  • Smokin’! The perfect summer burger recipe

    The weather's pulling a blinder this week, so fire up the BBQ and rustle up this bad boy with homemade ketchup (fancy!) from Muddy favourite The Pig group.

  • Quarantini time! Heston’s Gold Rush

    Looking to up your cocktail creds during lockdown? We've rifled through Heston Blumenthal’s cocktail bible, so perk yourself up with a Gold Rush.

  • Provençal fougasse with green and black olives

    Lockdown is the perfect time to get to grips with our favourite chewy loaf: sourdough. Ready, set, bake with this savoury share-and-tear number (you can skip the sharing bit if you like).

  • Speedy supper, anyone? Make THIS tonight

    Looking for healthy dinner ideas - take inspiration from Olympic gymnast Max Whitlock for a meal that's quick, tasty and packed with protein.

  • Ready, set, cook! 8 new cookbooks for spring

    Looking to up your cooking creds whilst in quarantine? Then you'll be needing our curated guide to the most useful and inspiring cookbooks for spring. Yes, chef!

  • Cook THIS for dinner tonight

    Running out of ideas for midweek meals? Yup, us too. Take inspiration from the hottest new cookbook on the block by pop star Jessie Ware. Yum!

  • Asparagus tart with quails egg and prosciutto ham

    This super-simple tart recipe, from Cotswolds based Gluts & Gluttony, makes the most of seasonal ingredients and takes a mere 30 minutes. Count us in!

  • Recipe: A salad for sunny days

    This peach and lentil salad with warm pork tenderloin by renowned chefs Kate & Giancarlo Caldesi, is easy peasy, looks amazing and tastes delicious.

  • Restaurants with rooms

    Dreaming of a foodie getaway? We've scoured the Muddy counties for hotel stays with serious culinary credentials for when lock-down lifts. Tuck in.

  • The best brunch in town

    The most lipsmackingly indulgent meal of the day and we have 47 of the best ones to tempt you with, from vegan to full English, flat white to green detox. Just add friends and a hangover.

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