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Food, festivals and supporting local

Food, festivals and supporting local 1000 666 The Editor

We love the Isle of Wight Festival, but sometimes you just need to get out of camp and explore what the local town has to offer. So. If you’re exploring…

A Brief History of Isle of Wight Desserts

A Brief History of Isle of Wight Desserts 1000 1000 The Editor

Though lost today, it seems the Isle of Wight used to have a strong tradition of making pies, puddings and desserts. Fruits were often a key component, with plums being…

How to make Isle of Wight Apple Stucklens

How to make Isle of Wight Apple Stucklens 1000 1000 The Editor

Fruits were one of the most characteristic features of historic Isle of Wight food, with many distinctive varieties being put to all sorts of purposes including flavouring spirits and being…

How to Forage like a 19th Century Islander

How to Forage like a 19th Century Islander 1000 1000 The Editor

In the 18th and 19th centuries, Islanders were a dab hand at foraging, with an incredibly detailed knowledge of local wild plants, where they grew and what to do with…

Food, festivals and supporting local 1000 666 The Editor

Food, festivals and supporting local

A Brief History of Isle of Wight Desserts 1000 1000 The Editor

A Brief History of Isle of Wight Desserts

How to make Isle of Wight Apple Stucklens 1000 1000 The Editor

How to make Isle of Wight Apple Stucklens

How to Forage like a 19th Century Islander 1000 1000 The Editor

How to Forage like a 19th Century Islander

Junket: A Lost Isle of Wight Dessert 1000 1000 The Editor

Junket: A Lost Isle of Wight Dessert

Words cannot espresso how much we love coffee! 2000 1333 The Editor

Words cannot espresso how much we love coffee!

Cheers to reopening! 2000 1333 The Editor

Cheers to reopening!

Hot Cross Buns
Hot cross buns, one a penny, two a penny 820 547 The Editor

Hot cross buns, one a penny, two a penny

Easter Simnel Cake 2048 1437 The Editor

Easter Simnel Cake

The Island’s Secret – Adgestone Vineyard’s Blue Sparkling Wine Recipe 1709 2048 Claire Kennard

The Island’s Secret – Adgestone Vineyard’s Blue Sparkling Wine Recipe

Local Meat is great and no mis-Steak! 1000 667 Claire Kennard

Local Meat is great and no mis-Steak!

Cool Comes to Sandown – meet the Brewster from Boojum&Snark 2048 1363 Claire Kennard

Cool Comes to Sandown – meet the Brewster from Boojum&Snark

Have-yourself-a-local-little-Christmas
Have yourself a local little Christmas 1800 1201 The Editor

Have yourself a local little Christmas

Shop-Local
Support your community, shop local 1000 1000 The Editor

Support your community, shop local

Thanksgiving-2020
Happy Thanksgiving! 1920 1280 The Editor

Happy Thanksgiving!

Mixed Fruit in a glass bowl
The Easy Way to make a Christmas Cake 1536 2048 Claire Kennard

The Easy Way to make a Christmas Cake

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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.