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Find the best Chocolate Cake

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If you ever needed a reason to eat a giant slab of chocolate cake, we have got the excuse to top all excuses as today is ‘International Chocolate Cake Day’ where it is practically law to eat as much of the good stuff as you can! According to legends the chocolate cake was born in 1765 when a doctor and a…

Its National Pie Day!

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…and we know just the place to get yourself something mouthwatering and delicious! Choose any one of the fabulous pies on offer from recently opened Woods Kitchen, and you won’t be disappointed! Hosting a Pie & Wine night on Fridays from 6pm to 9pm. Homemade pies served with fresh seasonal vegetables & creamed mash potato. Included in the £12.95 price is…

Garlic Farm Breakfast

Shake up your wake up!

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Finding a good breakfast can sometimes be difficult, but with so much local produce available on the doorsteps of many Isle of Wight cafes, theres no reason you shouldn’t be able to find a good fry-up on the Island. Farmhouse Breakfast Week has been running since 2000 and is organised by the AHDB (Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board) aiming to…

Winter Warmers

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It’s the time of year for gloves, a hat and…a wetsuit? Yep, when the weather is colder, generally the surf is up. Feel your toes again after a dip, at some of our top picks for a post-surf warm-up: Isle of Wight Pearl is close to the surf mecca of Compton Bay where you should get a decent winter swell.…

Food trends for 2019

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Every year a range of food and drink experts predict what will be trending for the following  year in the food and drink industry. Have a look at this years major predictions from the foodies at Waitrose and keep an eye out for them in 2019… Mindful eating: No, not thinking about eating (don’t we all do that all the…

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Are you trying Veganuary?

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After the gluttony of Christmas and New Year (seriously, how many cheese and crackers or green triangle Quality Street can one person eat!?) the new year presents an opportunity to implement some healthier eating habits and one that seems to be gaining momentum year on year, is Veganuary. Unless you have been living under a rock, you cannot have missed…

12 Days of Twixmas

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Traditionally starting on the 25th December until the 5th January 2019, the 12 days of Christmas, (aka Twixmas) is a time for spending with family, having fun and enjoying the festivities, but most of the time, we don’t know what to do with ourselves! Check out some of out top things to do this Christmas… Get the bird out of…

Christmas 2018

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All the best Christmas recipes, stories and more from around Taste…

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Meet the landlord: Barry Cass, The Duke of York

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Barry is the longest standing landlord on the Isle of Wight, The Duke of York. A popular street-corner town pub, which has enhanced its reputation by serving interesting and appetising freshly prepared food. What is the best thing about being a landlord? The best thing in all my years of being a landlord has been meeting new people and making some…

The Culver Haven Inn

Meet the landlord: Tim Green, The Culver Haven

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Located at one of the Island’s highest points, The Culver Haven Inn boasts some of the best views on the Isle of Wight. What is the best thing about being a landlady? The ever changing trends in the food and drink trade. I have worked in pubs for 28 years now and the whole industry has changed beyond all recognition.…

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