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Burns’ Night

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Burns’ Night is traditionally celebrated on the 25th January. No longer an exclusively Scottish affair, the whole country is getting in on the act, including the Isle of Wight! The…

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Vegan Tomato and Rosemary Orzo

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If you are trying Veganuary this year then why not give this fresh and warming recipe a whirl.   Ingredients: 1 tbs Olive oil – 250g Orzo pasta – 200ml…

Winter Warmers

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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…

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Shake up your wake up!

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Farmhouse Breakfast Week has been running since 2000 and is organised by the AHDB (Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board) aiming to raise awareness of the benefits of eating a healthy…

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Burns’ Night

Burns’ Night is traditionally celebrated on the 25th January. No longer an exclusively Scottish affair, the whole country is getting in on the act, including the Isle of Wight! The Garlic Farm Burns’ Night Supper runs from 7pm to 11pm on the 25th. Enjoy the traditional Burns’ night menu with Haggis, neeps and tatties and…

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Vegan Tomato and Rosemary Orzo 764 733 Christie-Lee Booth

Vegan Tomato and Rosemary Orzo

If you are trying Veganuary this year then why not give this fresh and warming recipe a whirl.   Ingredients: 1 tbs Olive oil – 250g Orzo pasta – 200ml Vegetable stock – 300g cherry tomatoes, halved – 400g can of chopped tomatoes – 1 red onion, finely chopped – 2 cloves of garlic, finely…

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Winter Warmers

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…

Breakfast flat lay
Shake up your wake up! 1280 853 Lindsay Becker

Shake up your wake up!

Farmhouse Breakfast Week has been running since 2000 and is organised by the AHDB (Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board) aiming to raise awareness of the benefits of eating a healthy breakfast and showcase the variety of breakfast foods available here in the UK. Taking place during the last week of January, it’s a great excuse…

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Food trends for 2019

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…

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Are you trying Veganuary?

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…

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The Island’s first Whisky is now legal…

The Isle of Wight Distillery is pleased to announce that today, its Isle of Wight Whisky is certified legal. The Island’s first ever malt spirit went into barrel on the 16th December 2015, three years and one day ago. In accordance with the Scottish Whisky Association’s regulations, spirits destined to be whisky cannot be legally…

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Calling all you real ale fans…

Are you looking for that last minute stocking filler, or the perfect gift for that person who has everything? Then look no further than our brand new Isle of Wight Pub Guide, produced in association with those folks in the know at CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale). Packed with all the pubs on the Island,…

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12 Days of Twixmas

Traditionally starting on the 25th December until the 5th January 2019, the 12 days of Christmas, (aka Twixmas) is a time for spending with family, having fun and enjoying the festivities, but most of the time, we don’t know what to do with ourselves! Check out some of out top things to do this Christmas……

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Make your own Christmas Wreath…

There is just enough time left to get making your Christmas wreath or centrepiece for the big day. Whether you are planning to head to an arranged class with a professional overseeing your creation, or just wanting to have a go for yourself, there is a real sense of accomplishment to be had from making…

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Christmas 2018

All the best Christmas recipes, stories and more from around Taste…

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Meet the landlord: Barry Cass, The Duke of York

Meet the landlord/lady – Barry Cass, The Duke of York Barry is the longest standing landlord on the Isle of Wight. What is the best thing about being a landlord? The best thing in all my years of being a landlord has been meeting new people and making some lifelong friends. What is your favourite…

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