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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…

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 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 a Scottish Whisky Menu. Entertainment…

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…

Garlic Farm Breakfast

Shake up your wake up!

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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…

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Vegan Tomato and Rosemary Orzo

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Vegan Tomato and Rosemary Orzo If you are trying Veganuary this year then why not give this fresh and warming recipe a whirl. 1 tbs Olive Oil250 g Orzo Pasta200 ml Vegetable stock300 g Isle of Wight Cherry Tomatoes (halved)400 g Chopped Tomatoes1 Red Onion (finely chopped)2 cloves Isle of Wight Garlic (finely chopped)1 tbs Rosemary (fresh chopped or dried)Fresh…

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 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

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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…

The Island’s first Whisky is now legal…

The Island’s first Whisky is now legal… 1500 997 Lindsay Becker

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 referred to as such until…

Soufflé

Festive Recipes: Left-over cheese soufflé

Festive Recipes: Left-over cheese soufflé 1280 851 Lindsay Becker

It’s a time to show off your culinary skills with our festive recipes… Left-over Cheese Soufflé Make use of the odds and ends that are left over with our tasty recipe. 50 g Briddlesford Butter (plus a little extra for greasing)25 g Calbourne Water Mill Plain Flour200 ml Briddlesford Whole Milk150 g Isle of Wight Soft Cheese (cut into chunks)150…

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