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  • Lobster.

    Seafood in the Forest

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

  • Mary Contrary

    Rich & smooth with a rosemary finish — yes siree, we're liking Hampshire's newest gin.

  • Rick Stein’s Favourite Places

    Brothels, bishops, cold baths at Winchester College and, oh yeah, the odd pub or three. Sorry Cornwall, but you're going to have to share the legend that is Mr Rick Stein.

  • Jigger & twist

    When Hants' masters of mixology — plus one brilliant mistress — muddled, flamed & flaunted their way to glory at Winch Distillery's cocktail competition.

  • Summerdown Mint

    Hampshire's own clean beauty brand and Countryfile favourites to boot.

  • Healthy Food: Hampshire Style

    While the world of health-food faddism plumbs new depths of mad  — Amanda Chantal Bacon’s Moon Juice Dust with cordyceps, reishi and shilajit resin now retailing on net-a-porter for £50 a tin — us sensible mortals are embracing a different way of eating. Books like Bee Wilson’s This Is Not A Diet Book: A User’s Guide to Eating […]

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