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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…

Cream of the crop 779 516 The Editor

Cream of the crop

Some responsible and safe tips for foraging 1080 1076 The Editor

Some responsible and safe tips for foraging

Something Yummy in a Box… 1600 1200 The Editor

Something Yummy in a Box…

Bakers gonna bake: Ginger Biscuits 1500 2000 The Editor

Bakers gonna bake: Ginger Biscuits

basket of home-grown carrots
Quaran-Green 2000 2000 The Editor

Quaran-Green

Sunday Best – get your roast on – lockdown style 1080 1080 The Editor

Sunday Best – get your roast on – lockdown style

Make yours a ‘Banger’ of a barbecue 2000 1333 The Editor

Make yours a ‘Banger’ of a barbecue

wild garlic
A walk on the wild side 1456 1000 The Editor

A walk on the wild side

Fish and Chip Fridays (or any day) 1500 1500 The Editor

Fish and Chip Fridays (or any day)

Star of the show for Spring – Asparagus 1600 1200 The Editor

Star of the show for Spring – Asparagus

Craft Vegan Pizza – Craft Vegan Heroes! 1080 1080 The Editor

Craft Vegan Pizza – Craft Vegan Heroes!

Eating IN is the new eating out…  1080 1080 The Editor

Eating IN is the new eating out… 

Where to Shop Right Now: North Wight 960 720 The Editor

Where to Shop Right Now: North Wight

Where to Shop Right Now: West Wight 1811 1884 The Editor

Where to Shop Right Now: West Wight

Where to Shop Right Now: South Wight 960 641 The Editor

Where to Shop Right Now: South Wight

Traditional Easter Simnel Cake 1600 1200 The Editor

Traditional Easter Simnel 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.