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The Easy Way to make a Christmas Cake

The Easy Way to make a Christmas Cake 1536 2048 Claire Kennard

Have you ever made a Christmas Cake? No me neither, until this year when Easyweigh in Newport made it simple with their Christmas Cake Recipe Kit. The pack contains everything you need ready to mix. At just £10 it has exactly the right amount of plain flour, dark brown sugar, currants , raisins, sultanas, apricots, cherries, mixed peel, flaked almonds,…

Its Veganber

It’s Veganber

It’s Veganber 1800 1201 The Editor

November is World Vegan Month, so we’ve nicknamed it Veganber (see what we did there)!

There has been an increase in people going vegan over the past couple of years and with the likes of Bill Clinton, Madonna and Miley Cyrus switching to a plant based diet more and more people have followed suit.


Trick or Sweet Treats?

Trick or Sweet Treats? 2000 1335 The Editor

There are plenty of treats, as well as a few tricks, this Halloween, so we’ve taken the hard work out of finding five of the best sweet shops the Island has to offer…


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

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Taste of the Wight is the Isle of Wight’s free local guide to food and drink. Now in its sixth year, it has cemented itself as the number one, independent companion for eating out on the Island.