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RESTAURANT REVIEW: Not quite fit for a Mughul emperor yet, but getting there

Expectations are tricky things, but important. Fast food establishments can’t be judged at the same mark as fine dining, for instance.
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Nadia Sawalha and Kaye Adams

Food and drink: Even the worst disaster chefs can learn to cook say Nadia Sawalha and Kaye Adams

On the front cover of Nadia Sawalha and Kaye Adams’ new cookbook, Disaster Chef, the Loose Women presenters are mid food fight.


New Port Solent eatery offers classic Indian flavour with a twist

CURRY lovers can now enjoy their favourite dishes complemented by one of the best views in the city.

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Irresistible Chenin Blanc 2017, Darling (Co-op)

ALISTAIR GIBSON: Irresistible wines from the Cape to embrace the spring

The first day of spring arrives on Tuesday, March 20, and I will, without a doubt, be ready to embrace it. 
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Lawrence Murphy's recipe for hake in mussel and tomato broth

LAWRENCE MURPHY: Guilt-free sustainable fish dish

Hake in a mussel and tomato broth Serves 4
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Sample ales and raise money for charity

AN ANNUAL beer festival returns to fundraise for a local cancer trust.

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PORTSMOUTH has been named as one of the UK’s most expensive cities for takeaway pizzas.

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Pic for Lynn News Obese report ENGANL00120140502113522

LETTER OF THE DAY: Real answer to obesity is real food

I read with disdain this week that Public Health England have made yet another misguided announcement over what we should be doing to curb obesity and avoid chronic disease.

Robert Dolling Project volunteers celebrate the launch of the Homeless Bus. Credit: Keith Woodland

Italian restaurants in Portsmouth are offering free meals to city’s rough sleepers

A PAIR of Italian restaurants are set to join forces with a homelessness service offering free meals.

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Turmeric pickled fennel, great with salami.

RECIPE: And you thought turmeric was just for curries

One of the ingredients I’m pleased to see has become more widely available is fresh turmeric which gives curry its orange/yellow colouring and distinct taste.
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Stephanie Moon

Celebrity chef will return to host dinner atop the Spinnaker Tower


La Vieille Ferme Blanc 2016, Vin de France

WINE AND SPIRITS: Mothers' ruin from Hampshire – ideal for your mum on Sunday

Mothering Sunday was traditionally the day when mum was banished from the kitchen and the rest of the house would cook Sunday lunch and, of course, do the washing up afterwards.
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Three Joes, West Street, Fareham Shopping Centre

FOOD REVIEW: New restaurant basks in five-star glory

It’s the day after the snow and everything is melting. You’d have thought the Beast from the East had trapped people in their homes for weeks judging by the number of people now queuing to get into Tesco’s car park at Fareham. There must be something about not being able to get to a supermarket for 24 hours that makes people yearn for fluorescent strip lighting even more.
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Ali Rupani, middle, with the staff at the new Warrens Bakery in Gosport High Street      Picture: David George

New bakery hopes to ‘bring tradition’ back to the high street

A BAKERY celebrating a new store opening says that engaging with the community is the secret to reviving the high street.

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Bar 38 to reopen next week

Bar 38 to reopen next week

COCKTAILS, artisan pizza, burgers and sport is the brand new night out coming to Portsmouth next week.

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Beer festival set to return

A BEER festival has been announced for later this year.

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An evening of gin tasting

GIN enthusiasts will be able to taste some new flavours at a pub evening next week.

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Imperial Reserva Escudo Nuevo

WINE: What a week! Need a drink?

Not only is Mothering Sunday on the horizon but next Thursday is International Women’s Day.
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A demonstration from one of the leaders, Trevor, right. Mens' Kitchen at Pompey in The Community, Anson Road, Fratton.         Picture: Chris Moorhouse

BIG READ: From burnt toast to chicken curry in the Men's Kitchen 

For a lot of men – of all ages – the prospect of venturing into the kitchen to cook a meal is rather a daunting one.
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Clifford Brown's Brasserie, Knowle Village, Fareham

FOOD REVIEW: What a revelation! It's foodie heaven at this former chapel

Down a long (make that very long) and winding suburban road, one may be rather surprised to come across a large village. 
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