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ALISTAIR GIBSON: Some of today’s wines have serious balancing issues

There is a little doubt the fact that over the past few decades alcohol levels in wines have generally risen.

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James Martin.

Five minutes with... James Martin: Enjoying French adventures and lots of French cuisines

Saturday mornings couldn’t be more different for James Martin, now he’s longer getting up at 5am to host Saturday Kitchen.

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Let’s all do our part to eat a bit better

AS has been previously reported by The News, vegan food is now rapidly becoming a more mainstream idea – and there’s good reason for that.

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The Fareham Curry House Awards will close on March 14

Suella Fernandes MP launches curry comp

FAREHAM MP Suella Fernandes is encouraging food fanatics to get involved in an upcoming competition.

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A perfect partner to grilled lamb chops

ALISTAIR GIBSON: Tread carefully when buying 2016’s European wines

It might be wishful thinking, but it’s time to start turning our thoughts towards longer days and a little spring in the air.

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Black olive tapenade with sea bream.

LAWRENCE MURPHY: The secret store item that has me breaming...

When you don’t have a lot of time and you fancy something tasty, it’s always good to have a few items in the fridge or cupboard which can turn a dish into something a bit special.

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Amys Valentines Day-themed cake sale went down a storm at her former college

Student cooks up treats to fund her charity hike

A FORMER Portsmouth College student is tackling her biggest challenge yet,

The Crown Inn, The Square, Bishop's Waltham

THE DISH DETECTIVE: The Crown, Bishop’s Waltham

In general, the Dish Detective is a big fan of breweries, mainly because they make beer. It’s a noble calling, and one we hope continues for the foreseeable future.

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Lianne Hickman and Kelly Kemp, directors of Wild Thyme Wholefoods, enjoy a Heart Beet and a Vital Green   Picture: Malcolm Wells

Greater awareness is the key to veganism’s growth

It’s not long ago that anyone describing themselves as vegan would be met with a raised eyebrow, if not downright suspicion.

Champagne Henri Delattre Rose

ALISTAIR GIBSON: Get your Valentine fizzing with a bottle of Hampshire’s finest

In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s St Valentine’s Day next week, the first opportunity to step out of the winter blues and celebrate.

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LAWRENCE MURPHY: A citrus spin on an old favourite

LAWRENCE MURPHY: A citrus spin on an old favourite

Blood orange and ginger cake

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The Ship Anson, The Hard, Portsmouth

Five proper pubs in Portsmouth

Looking for a proper pub in Pompey? Here are five of the best...

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Food on offer at The Real Eating Company in East Street, Chichester

FOOD REVIEW: The Real Eating Company, East Street, Chichester

It’s a busy Saturday and we’re in a rush. But then so - it appears - are the thousands of other shoppers in Chichester city centre.

National Pizza Day poll: What’s your favourite topping?

National Pizza Day poll: What’s your favourite topping?

It’s National Pizza Day - and we want yo know your favourite topping.

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Waitrose St Hallett Shiraz 2015, Barossa

ALISTAIR GIBSON: A wine with musical notes from La La Land

Last week the wine trade gathered in London for the annual Australia Day tasting. Since the 1980s, with its ‘sunshine in a bottle’ wines, Australia has become our favourite wine destination. The UK is Australia’s largest export market in terms of volume of wine, although to be honest this is mainly because 80 per centof exports are shipped in bulk intended for entry level supermarket brands.

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Turn your barbecue into a smoker with this delicious duck starter dish

LAWRENCE MURPHY: Barbecues aren’t just for summer

Smoked duck with pickled turnip and horseradish

(Serves six as a starter)

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Fourteas Tearoom in West Street, Havant.

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Five of the best afternoon teas in the Portsmouth area

19 Fourteas Tea Rooms

68 West Street, Havant

Step back in time to 1940s war time Britain with a visit to 19 Fourteas, where the walls are covered with retro memorabilia, the radio blasts out ’40s classics and the staff dress as land girls. Enjoy a a classic spread of sandwiches, pastries, savouries and sweet treats.

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Hevin Aksoy and Izzy Buchanan, both in year two, are big fans of the breakfast club

Primary school working to deliver free breakfast club

A PRIMARY school in Gosport has announced that all pupils will have access to a free breakfast.

Pippa said the inspiration for her dish came from students lacking in omega-3

Uni student in prestigious healthy cooking challenge

A UNIVERSITY of Portsmouth student is looking to wow judges as she enters the next stage of a national competition.


Historic Titchfield pub reopens with a fresh new look

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