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ALISTAIR GIBSON: Perfect wines to toast this wonderful world on Earth Day

Today is Earth Day, a day started in 1970 in the United States to focus on the environment and the impact mankind has on our planet.

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This fruity spin on cr�me br�l�e will bring childhood memories roaring back

LAWRENCE MURPHY: A refined rhubarb and custard


Serves six

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Cams Mill in Fareham

FOOD REVIEW: Cams Mill, Fareham

It caused a bit of a stir when it was being built, with campaigners upset at it being built in a conservation area.

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This month's Delicious.Magazine

Food & drink: Cook's tip: clever bread

When coating food with breadcrumbs, it’s all too easy for sticky clumps to form on your fingers.
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There's a warm welcome at Friendly Phil's American diner

American diner opens at marina on busy weekend

AN AMERICAN diner has been given a new lease of life as a different firm has taken over – bringing jobs, burgers and milkshakes with it.

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(Middle) Kaz Miah, owner and head chef, with his team (l-r) Steph Thomas, Rujal Miah, George Purnell and Kieran Crawford.   Picture: Sarah Standing (170506-129)

Unique Southsea Indian restaurant opens up in former Snookies unit

IT is set to be the kind of establishment that Southsea ‘has never seen before’.

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Gamme Cepage Viognier 2015

ALISTAIR GIBSON: Some wines to celebrate the warmer days of spring

I think, technically, the English asparagus season starts on April 23, St George’s Day.

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LAWRENCE MURPHY: A celebratory chowder enjoyed by all

LAWRENCE MURPHY: A celebratory chowder enjoyed by all

Mussel & smoked haddock chowder (Serves 4)

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Brits are mugs when it comes to coffee and think types are regions

Brits are mugs when it comes to coffee and think types are regions

Brits are real mugs when it comes to COFFEE, according to new research.

Wagamama at Whiteley Shopping Centre

FOOD REVIEW: Wagamama, Whiteley Shopping Centre

It’s a Saturday lunchtime, the sun is shining and it’s a beautiful day.

For something a little different, go for the Salneval Barrica 2015 Rias Baixas

Fancy something a little different to celebrate Easter?

Spring seems to have sprung and Easter is just around the corner.

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Leek and potato soup with wild garlic

LAWRENCE MURPHY: Holding a classic soup to ramson

Leek, potato and wild garlic soup

Serves four

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The Harbour Coffee House in Commercial Road, Portsmouth

FOOD REVIEW: The Harbour Coffee House, Portsmouth

I’d found myself in some kind of nightmare situation – it was a busy lunchtime in Portsmouth’s Commercial Road and Dish Detective was famished.

Two of the guests at Bishops Waltham Bites

Market town’s foodie event goes down a treat

RESIDENTS have praised the return of a popular food event in Bishop’s Waltham.

These cheesy treats make for the perfect snack

LAWRENCE MURPHY: Meltingly gorgeous gourgeres

I remember making choux pastry at catering college many years ago and still, after all those years, relish the process of making this glossy dough.

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ALISTAIR GIBSON: Alp! Why do I get served such poor wine when in France?

ALISTAIR GIBSON: Alp! Why do I get served such poor wine when in France?

I ‘ve just spent a week in the French alps and it never ceases to amaze me that, in a country that produces so much wonderful wine, the wine I always seem to get served in a chalet is so poor?

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The chicken and cheese wrap

FOOD REVIEW: The Cafe, Tesco Extra in Fratton

So it probably won’t win a Michelin star and nor does it have the acclaim of trendy high street cafes.

Many people choose to give up chocolate or cake

What have you given up during Lent?

WHEN we talk about Lent, we often ask each other ‘What have you given up?’ It’s usually something like chocolate, alcohol or Facebook.

Portchester Townswomens Guild during their Red Nose Day cake sale

Red Nose Day cake triumph
for Townswomen’s Guild

MEMBERS of Portchester Townswomen’s Guild have thanked people for their support of the group’s annual fundraising drive.

Pigeon with leeks and a seed and honey dressing

LAWRENCE MURPHY: Pigeon with leeks, seed and honey dressing

I woke on Monday and was pleasantly surprised the sun was shining in a blue sky. Spring was definitely here.

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