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  • Provençal fougasse with green and black olives

    Lockdown is the perfect time to get to grips with everyone's favourite chewy loaf: sourdough. Put your baking skills to the test 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!

  • Recipe: Easy peasy midweek meal

    Stuck for a midweek meal that you can sling in the oven while you enjoy a glass of vino? Your wish is our command. Sausage and veg bake coming right up.

  • 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.

  • 6 of the best local gins

    In times of need - yep, like right now! - we turn to gin. These delicious local tipples should take the edge off your night in.

  • Pinkies poised?

    If you’re on the hunt for a gift voucher or just after inspiration for a later date, then we’re here to help – feast your eyes on these brilliant afternoon tea spots in Hants & IoW.

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    Flipping Fabulous! Where to eat this Pancake Day

    Can’t be bothered with the faff of Pancake Day? Drop the spatula and make a reservation at one of these eateries instead.

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    The Briny, Southsea

    The Briny is a little pocket of sensational seafood and chic styling. So, leave the bucket and spade at home and bring your appetite instead.

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    Cheap Eats

    Hungry but don't want to pay the earth for a good meal? We've rounded up ten of the best places to grab some food on the cheap, cheap, cheap!

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    The Thomas Lord, Meon

    In the heart of the Meon Valley, this place has the ultimate balance of foodie destination spot meets mellow countryside inn. So grab a chair by the fire, order something delicious and see if you can spy any local celebs.

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    Best Roast Round-Up

    The Roast - a British Institution that conjures up a shedload of nostalgia for anybody who partakes. We've got the goods on some of the top roast spots around the counties.

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    The Canteen, Old Portsmouth

    Lunch with a side of ummm.... military history? Muddy heads to The Canteen, a waterfront cafe housed in a former battery and barracks, to try out some top quality nosh.

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    The Crown Inn, Upton

    This renowned Hampshire inn was relaunched by its new owner in 2019 to much fanfare - but is it still up to Hants' relentlessly high foodie standards? We tried the Bib Gourmand-toting spot for ourselves.

  • 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.

  • 46 stunning pubs for sunny days

    Everyone knows that one of summer's great pleasures is sipping a cold one in a pub garden. So here's the best of the bunch across all the Muddy counties. Cheers!

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