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Meet the landlord – Tim Green, The Culver Haven

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Meet the landlord/lady – Tim Green, The Culver Haven 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. It’s not like working in accountancy for instance, where the most exciting thing is…

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Meet the landlady – Alison Wills & Rachel Sharp, The White Horse, Whitwell

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Alison Wills & Rachel Sharp, The White Horse, Whitwell What is the best thing about being a landlady? For us, the best thing is meeting new people and being part of the great community we have in Whitwell. What is your favourite local tipple? We tend to enjoy the Mermaid Gin now and then! Other than your pub, where would…

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Meet the Chef – Emma Guy, The Beach Hut and The Auctioneer

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Local chefs tell us what tickles their taste buds on the Isle of Wight… Emma Guy, The Beach Hut and The Auctioneer What is the best thing about the Island’s food culture? The diversity. When I won The Gurt Cook Off last year I was amazed to see so much local produce available. We are so lucky to have an…

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Meet the Chef – Matthew Egan, Three Buoys

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Local chefs tell us what tickles their taste buds on the Isle of Wight… Matthew Egan, Three Buoys Where is your favourite place for a pub lunch?  The Taverners, Godshill. I always order from the specials board, of course washed down with the Taverners ale! Where would you go for a cuppa and a slice of something nice?  Chocolate Apothecary,…

A Wight Christmas…

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Here on the Island we are lucky enough to have literally everything you might need for a festive feast, right here on our doorstep.  Turkeys, chicken and all manner of game are farmed here, seasonal vegetables are grown and alcohol is brewed and bottled. The main event… Whether it’s traditional turkey, a classic goose or an individual partridge, you can…

Pumpkin three ways!

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Happy Halloween… Far more than just a decoration at Halloween, once carved make the most of the tasty orange treat with our three ways with pumpkin: Grate into a cake – add to cinnamon for lightly spiced cupcakes, or substitute for your favourite carrot cake recipe. Or bake into an American classic, the Pumpkin Pie. Blend it up with onions, cream,…

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Meet the landlady – Jane Gibbs, The Bargeman’s Rest

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Meet the landlord/lady – Jane Gibbs, The Bargeman’s Rest What is the best thing about being a landlady? I’ve almost always worked in hospitality so the answer to that must be people. Both customers and staff. You certainly meet an eclectic mix! What is your favourite local tipple? Without doubt the Mermaid Gin. Xavier Baker deserves every success. I’ve known…

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Meet the Chef – Iain Cowcher, Ganders Restaurant

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Local chefs tell us what tickles their taste buds on the Isle of Wight… Meet the Chef – Iain Cowcher, Ganders Restaurant What is the best thing about the Island’s food culture? The variety of establishments around, from coffee shops and pubs to delis and restaurants. What is your favourite local ingredient? Crab and lobster. We buy ours from ‘The…

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Meet the landlady – Mhairi Macaulay, Ventnor Exchange

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Vicky Hartley, The Buddle Inn What is the best thing about being a landlady? Anyone in this business for the right reasons knows it’s all about making people happy. I also love being able to introduce people to beers from all around the world, and getting them to try amazing new flavours from the more than 50 beers we have…

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Meet the Chef – Paul Hayward, The Crab & Lobster, Bembridge

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Local chefs tell us what tickles their taste buds on the Isle of Wight… Paul Hayward, The Crab & Lobster, Bembridge What is the best thing about the Island’s food culture? For us at The Crab & Lobster, it has to be the seafood. As a local ingredient it is very important to us. We are very close to the…

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