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Coffee shop in need of a helping hand

A COMMUNITY coffee shop in Fareham is in urgent need of funding in order to stay open.

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New Southsea cafe offers a taste of Scotland

A RELAXING, family-friendly tea and coffee lounge has recently opened in Southsea after a two-month refurbishment.

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Cake sales are popular with the Townswomens Guild

Helping to do our bit for Red Nose Day

IT is finally the time of year where Red Nose Day fundraisers spring into action across the country.

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The mashed potato can be swapped for creamed celeriac

LAWRENCE MURPHY: Easy to make and delicious to eat

The short rib is one of those fantastic sticky, unctuous dishes that is easy to prepare and delicious to eat.

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ALISTAIR GIBSON: Vying to be known as the best Bordeaux in Australia

ALISTAIR GIBSON: Vying to be known as the best Bordeaux in Australia

If you were to think about a red grape that was synonymous with Australia, it would almost certainly be Shiraz.

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Georgia Green and above, creme patisserie & fresh fruit tart and Georgias ombre cake

Food: A home-made cake for Mother’s Day

Mothers don’t want fancy presents, or even flashy, treat meals (though she probably wouldn’t object!). Ask most mums what they’d like on Mothering Sunday (March 26, in case it’s not on your calendar) and it’s likely to be ‘time with the family’.

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Taste of Spain comes to Milton with new takeaway restaurant

HUNGRY city residents can now get a range of delicious Spanish cuisine delivered directly to their door as a new takeaway and restaurant has opened.

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Rice Krispies boy Sean Smith lost one of his front teeth on the day he was scheduled to appear in an advertisement (C3366-2)

THIS WEEK IN 1988: Sean’s snap, crackle and crunch

It was snap, crackle and then crunch for the Rice Krispies ad kid from Gosport – he lost a tooth while eating the breakfast cereal.

Heritage
This walnut tart is perfect with some vanilla ice cream

This is much better than tinned

This recipe requires you to poach a few pears as one of the ingredients, giving you a little more work, but they are much better than tinned pears. This old-fashioned, comforting tart is a lovely way to finish a meal or to have with a big mug of tea.

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So what should you drink with your very British pie?

So what should you drink with your very British pie?

In case you’ve missed it, this week is National Pie week, a celebration of what is, on the surface, a humble dish.

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Neil Thompson with residents Pamela Harrison (left) and Pamela Hayer ready to tuck into the pie at Abbeyfield Locks Heath

Pensioners celebrate British Pie Week

RESIDENTS got their teeth into a tasty event to honour of a British culinary classic.

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Home Coffee

FOOD REVIEW: Home Coffee, Albert Road, Southsea

Sometimes you go somewhere and everything is just right.

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ALISTAIR GIBSON: New world wines are making a tough grape more loveable

ALISTAIR GIBSON: New world wines are making a tough grape more loveable

There is no doubt that, as with many things, our tastes change given time. When I look back at my tasting notes and vineyard visits over the past 20 years, it has been a constant journey through different wine regions and grape varieties.

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LAWRENCE MURPHY: Halibut with saffron and brown shrimp sauce

LAWRENCE MURPHY: Halibut with saffron and brown shrimp sauce

Spring is finally here, and it looks like we’re starting to cook some lighter dishes.

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Brits tuck into 100 million takeaways and ready meals every week

Brits tuck into 100 million takeaways and ready meals every week

At least 79 million ready meals and 22 million takeaways and fast-food and meals are eaten weekly by adults in the UK, according to a new report.

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Southsea Coffee Co in Osborne Road, Southsea

Five of the best coffees in Portsmouth

In need of a caffeine fix? Here are five of the best coffees in Portsmouth...

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The Pavilion Tearoom

FOOD REVIEW: Stansted Park’s Pavilion Tearoom

Going up the long driveway into the grounds of Stansted House, it’s difficult to imagine how this huge area of land was once the private preserve of one family.

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Nando’s launch their hottest sauce ever

Nando’s launch their hottest sauce ever

Chicken chain Nando’s are to test the tastebuds of their local clientele, with their hottest sauce yet.

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jpns-01-03-17-017 hav LEAD comm Havant Fairtrade

Members of the Havant Fairtrade Group present Havant Borough Council with a certificate for committing to continue their work as a Fairtrade borough for the next two years.

CAPTION: Mayor Faith Ponsonby, centre, is presented with the Fairtrade certificate

Council pledges two more years’ support for Fairtrade

VOLUNTEERS from the Havant Fairtrade Group recently addressed Havant Borough Council as mayor Faith Ponsonby committed to another two years of Fairtrade work.

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LISTED: Eight facts about Pancake Day

LISTED: Eight facts about Pancake Day

We’ve been using Shrove Tuesday as an excuse to overindulge since before records began.

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