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LAWRENCE MURPHY: Spicing up the top of the summer crops


Serves 4

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Josies in Bishops Waltham  perfect for brunch

FOOD REVIEW: Josie’s, Bishop’s Waltham

Weekend brunching, that most civilised of British traditions, is now so popular that waiting 25 minutes for a table is deemed acceptable.

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It broke the bank, but every fancy mouthful was worth it

It broke the bank, but every fancy mouthful was worth it

The thought of fine dining in Gunwharf Quays is one that makes me feel a little giddy. It has all the makings of a picturesque evening - the sun setting over the harbour, the fine dining restaurants… it really is a blissful way to spend an evening.
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Give your beefburger  or beetburger  a kick with grated horseradish

LAWRENCE MURPHY: Tickle your taste buds for cheap

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Australia's experimentation with grapes is paying off

Some years ago you would go to trade wine tasting events and there would be a hushed quote going round the room, ‘Please, please ABC’.
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Nadiya Hussain.

Food & Drink: Great British Bake Off star Nadiya Hussain talks food, family and being herself

Nadiya Hussain is, without doubt, The Great British Bake Off’s most successful winner.
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The Hurdles Bar and Restaurant in Station Road, Droxford. Credit: Google Maps

Pub owners looking for new landlord

A PUB company has confirmed that it is looking for a new landlord, following a dispute with the previous one.

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Dr Loosen �rziger W�rzgarten Riesling Kabinett Mosel

ALISTAIR GIBSON: Forget Blue Nun, re-introduce yourself to German riesling

It seems wine is much like many other things in life, fashions come and go and then come back again.

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Lawrence says he has to dry more tomatoes as he uses them all before storing them.

LAWRENCE MURPHY: Make your plum tomatoes moreish


Serves 4

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The 57 per cent proof HMS Victory  Navy Strength gin by Isle of Wight Distillery

The great gin renaissance

Millie Salkeld explores the current trend for exciting new twists on traditional gin and finds out more about a major gin festival


REVEALED: The News’ Curry House of the Year winner

BEING voted Curry House of the Year once is great, but winning the accolade twice – for the second year running – is pretty spectacular.

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The Richmond Arms
, West Ashling

THE DISH DETECTIVE: The Richmond Arms, West Ashling, near Chichester

It’s summer festival season and I can well remember the nerves and excitement I felt going to my first Glastonbury as a teenager.

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Try serving up your falafel with a harissa mayo dip

LAWRENCE MURPHY: A vegetarian dish that’s loved by all


Makes 16

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Hambledon rose is just one of the wines at Hambledon Wine Festival

ALISTAIR GIBSON: Enjoy the ‘Glastonbury of wine festivals’ in Hambledon

There is absolutely no doubt the best way to learn more about wine is to taste it, and if you can taste it with the people who actually produce it, so much the better.

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Extra tickets released for gin festival

EXTRA tickets have been released for the forthcoming gin festival at Portsmouth Guildhall.

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Alistair's choice to drink with a sausage supper, Running with Bulls Tempranilo

ALISTAIR GIBSON: Australia’s experimentation with grapes is paying off

Some years ago you would go to trade wine-tasting events and there would be a hushed plea going round the room, ‘Please, please ABC’.

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Howards' Way pub the  Jolly Sailor at Bursledon

FOOD REVIEW: The Jolly Sailor, Bursledon

Firstly, a confession: The Dish Detective is a big television addict.

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This daiquiri is the ultimate accompaniment for an al fresco meal or summer BBQ.

LAWRENCE MURPHY: A cocktail to reflect the season


Makes 4 cocktails

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The Imperial Palace, Belmont Grove, Bedhampton.

FOOD REVIEW: Imperial Palace, Bedhampton

In the comfort zone, Chinese food is king.

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Darling Cellars Old Bush Vine Chenin Blanc

ALISTAIR GIBSON: Seek out these wines – I promise it will be worth it

A tasting in London a few weeks ago saw a group of South African winemakers join together under the banner of the Old Vine Project.

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