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Six sizzling sausages

Six sizzling sausages 2000 1335 The Editor

Long gone are the days where you came home from school to have a simple pork sausage, chips and beans dinner. Butchers have gone into competition to create the most exquisite sausages. Using quality meat, herbs and spices the humble sausage is now a masterpiece.


Eat your way around the world… without leaving the Island

Eat your way around the world… without leaving the Island 2000 1334 The Editor

The Isle of Wight is known as England in miniature but within this little mini UK you can explore the world through your taste buds. 16th October is World Food Day so what better time to try something new?


Choccy-woccy doo dah!

Choccy-woccy doo dah! 2000 1335 The Editor

As if we need a specific date to celebrate chocolate, everyday is chocolate appreciation day isn’t it? The week of 14th October is Chocolate Week – YES the entire week!


You’ll always have a pizza my heart

You’ll always have a pizza my heart 2000 1275 The Editor

Has there ever been a more perfect pairing than pizza and beer? The staple of any girls or lads night in and with 9th October being national Pizza and Beer Day there’s no excuse not to indulge.


Go veggie for a day

Go veggie for a day 2000 1325 The Editor

A day that’s observed all around the world, 1st October marks World Vegetarian Day. Whether you’re veggie or a carnivore, you can appreciate the offering that many specialist restaurants and also traditional pubs are now giving those who opt for a vegetarian diet.


I can’t espresso how much you bean to me

I can’t espresso how much you bean to me 2000 1333 The Editor

Who ever said diamonds were a girl’s best friend never had coffee! Quite possibly our favourite day of the year… 1st October marks International Coffee Day!

British Food Fortnight

Love food – buy British!

Love food – buy British! 2000 1325 The Editor

British Food Fortnight 19 September – 4th October 2020

Ahoy there Captain!

Ahoy there Captain! 1024 1024 The Editor

If you’re after a tasty snack, get yourself down to Captain Takeout in Cowes, which opened today. With made-to-order doughnuts and sourdough pizza – branded ‘Captain Doughnut’ and ‘Captain Pizza’ – the menu has been inspired by seaside living and includes a ‘Surfboard Pizza’ and even a cone-shaped ‘Beach Pizza’ perfect for eating on the go! Why not try the…

Island Inn-ovations

Island Inn-ovations 2000 1211 The Editor

As lockdown restrictions are eased, unfortunately, it looks like it may be a little longer before we’ll be able to enjoy a refreshing pint down the local. However, planning rules have been relaxed so pubs and restaurants can operate as hot food takeaways during the coronavirus outbreak, allowing an increasing number of Isle of Wight pubs to find innovative ways…

Coffee house at home

Coffee house at home 1365 2048 The Editor

Coffee – most of us can’t get through the day without a cup or two. Whilst we all love picking up a cuppa from our favourite coffee shop, it is nice to be able to create something similar at home or get it delivered! Get coffee equipment too on the Island Roasted website alongside their Wight Label Tea. Island Roasted…

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