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A quick guide to some of the best coffee on the Isle of Wight…

A quick guide to some of the best coffee on the Isle of Wight… 1500 1001 The Editor

Here at Taste HQ, we love a cup of coffee to get us through the day. It comes in many guises, from classic black to soya lattes and iced to espresso, plus everything in between! So yes, you could probably call us a bunch of coffee nerds and we wouldn’t argue. In fact, we would agree and urge you to…

Where to go on the Isle of Wight this Mothers Day…

Places to take Mum on the Isle of Wight

Places to take Mum on the Isle of Wight 1280 853 The Editor

It’s time to celebrate that special person in your life – yes, we mean your good old mum! There have been festivals celebrating mothers in many cultures for years, but the clearest precedent for how to celebrate today is the Christian festival of Mothering Sunday. This celebration historically fell on the fourth Sunday in Lent and was considered a time…

Flip it for Pancake Day

Flip it for Pancake Day

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Pancake Day is upon us, so dust off your frying pan and get your flip on with these fun facts we bet you didn’t know about Shrove Tuesday… #Pancake races. Thought to have originated in Olney during the 15th Century, these races take place up and down the country including here on the Island. Head to Brading Youth Centre for…

Chinese New Year 2019, Taste of the Wight

Whats your fortune?

Whats your fortune? 885 582 The Editor

Are you celebrating Chinese New Year, the year of the pig tonight? Around the world, people are putting a lot of care and thought into the menus for one of the most important holidays on the eastern calendar. Celebrated around the globe, Chinese cuisine is one of the world’s most popular, second only to Indian in the UK. Each dish…

Find the best Chocolate Cake

Find the best Chocolate Cake 1920 1281 The Editor

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!

Its National Pie Day! 720 618 Christie-Lee Booth

…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!

Shake up your wake up! 2048 1365 Lindsay Becker

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

Winter Warmers 1400 790 Lindsay Becker

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

Food trends for 2019 1280 853 Lindsay Becker

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?

Are you trying Veganuary? 800 532 Lindsay Becker

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…

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