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More Tea Vicar?

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The cream tea has been a UK holidaymakers’ staple treat for decades and its popularity shows little signs of waning with plenty of options on offer. A good cream tea will keep people talking and coming back for more.

Satisfy your Sweet Tooth

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With programmes such as The Great British Bake Off and Cake Boss topping the ratings, Britain’s love of cake and sweet treats is going strong. Just take a glance at the home baking aisle in your supermarket for proof, it’s probably much bigger than you think….

Foodie Vacations

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There are plenty of places to stay on the Isle of Wight, many of which can combine a love of food and drink with the perfect setting for your foodie-break…


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

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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…

Out of the vase & onto the plate...

Out of the vase and onto the plate…

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Instantly making a meal look more impressive, a simple flower can add depth and taste to your dish.

Chinese New Year 2019, Taste of the Wight

Whats your fortune?

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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

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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…

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