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  • 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.

  • Lymington Seafood Festival

    English fizz, oysters & lobster mac n'cheese? Oh go on then, you've twisted our arm. We'll meet you at Lymington Seafood Festival.

  • 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.

  • Drift cafe Lymington

    Top Hampshire picnic spots

    Grab a gourmet takeaway and head to one of these lovely local parks, gardens and countryside picnic spots to enjoy it.

  • 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.

  • Sunday roast chicken

    Sunday best: 12 takeaway roasts

    Missing a pub-style Sunday roast with all the cheffy trimmings? Treat your bubble to a top Hampshire and Isle of Wight takeaway

  • 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.

  • Crown Inn Upton fish and chips takeaway

    20 Winter lockdown takeaways

    Step away from the stove and support local for fish & chips, wood-fired pizza, sublime Sunday roasts and more.

  • 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.

  • Helen McGinn wine expert Knackered Mother's Wine Guide

    Helen McGinn’s top lockdown wines

    The TV wine expert and author of The Knackered Mother’s Wine Club shares her top drinks picks

  • 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.

  • River Itchen Winchester

    Great outdoors: The best Winter walks near you

    Need to stretch your legs and work off any indulgence? Then boot up and head out with seven glorious strolls around the counties.

  • 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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