Food & Drink

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Alex James and Jamie Oliver at The Big Feastival

The Westons’ Cider Teepee will be taking centre stage at The Big Feastival this weekend (August 28 to 30), ensuring there will be cider galore for foodies and music lovers alike.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Le Champignon Sauvage

Le Champignon Sauvage is Gloucestershire’s only two Michelin star restaurant run by chef David Everitt-Matthias.

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Las Iguanas in Torquay, a taste of what's to come in Coventry / Credit: Trevor Burrows

Las Iguanas is bringing Latin American heat to Coventry Centre with a week full of unmissable offers.

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Monday, August 17, 2015
Who makes the best cake in the Cotswolds?

Cotswold Life invites local Cotswold bakeries to enter their best cake to be crowned Best Cake in the Cotswolds at an exciting new public event in Bath

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Monday, August 10, 2015
The Great British Bake Off contestants - Photographer: Mark Bourdillon

After star baker Marie was compared to Rod Stewart this week, we couldn’t help but spot that many of the other contestants shared some spooky similarities with celebrities too…

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Thursday, August 6, 2015
The Great British Bake Off Contestants, Paul Hollywood, Sue Perkins, Mel Giedroyc and Mary Berry - Photographer: Mark Bourdillon

*SPOILER ALERT* Get your baking tins, aprons and oven mitts ready; the Great British Bake Off is on our screens once again! From the bakers revealing their ‘cracks’, to another near #bingate episode leaving one contestant in tears, #GBBO 2015 is well and truly back…

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Friday, July 17, 2015
Alex James at the launch of the Big Feastival at his farm in Kingham

These nine Cotswold food ambassadors have one thing in common, a passion for good quality food and drink, locally sourced where possible. Between them they have championed their cause across the Cotswolds and beyond; the Cotswolds should be very proud of them.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015
The Centaur at Cheltenham Racecourse before the guests arrive | Photo by Thousand World Media

Want to know what happened at one of the biggest events in the Cotswold calendar? Cotswold TV were there to catch the best bits from the glittering Food and Drink Awards night

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Come along to our VZUG cookery demos and enjoy 5 delicious courses of effortless Swiss efficiency.

Professional chefs have been cooking with steam for years, and thanks to the ever advancing capabilities of domestic tech, home kitchens are also now enjoying the steam revolution. Angela Bower at Bower Willis Designs tells us more.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015
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With the sixth series of the Great British Bake Off set to hit screens soon, we find out how life has changed for past contestants

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Thursday, July 9, 2015
There were many excellent restaurants that made the shortlist for the Cotswold Life Food & Drink Awards 2015 | Image: Natalia Hubbert

Following on from the Cotswold Life Food & Drink Awards ceremony earlier this July, we’ve put together a list of the top restaurants shortlisted, including the finalists and winners from across the various categories.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Cotswold Life Food & Drink Awards stage l © Thousand Word Media

In a glittering awards night at Cheltenham Racecourse on July 6, 450 guests gathered to celebrate the region’s food and drink industry in what is undoubtedly one of the biggest events in the Cotswold calendar. Here we announce the winners

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015
BBQ for Heroes raises funds for Help For Heroes, which provides injured service personnel with ongoing support

Help for Heroes is asking the great British public to turn their BBQ’s in to an opportunity to fundraise for our wounded, injured and sick service personnel, veterans and their families.

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Thursday, July 2, 2015
Afternoon Tea in the Cotswolds | Image: Molesko Studio

Afternoon Tea, once the preserve of high society, is now widely available in cafés, tearooms and restaurants across Britain. This is no less true in the Cotswolds, where you can delight in a cream tea or sip a delicate speciality blend in virtually every town and village in the region. To help you choose, here’s our selection of the best places to enjoy afternoon tea around the Cotswolds.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Organic Asparagus and Hollandaise Tart by Emily Watkins

With the British asparagus season drawing to a close, this delicious recipe from chef Emily Watkins is a perfect way to celebrate the ingredient.

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Monday, June 22, 2015
The Cotswolds is famous for its picturesque landscape, perfect for a picnic | Image: KPG Ivary

There are many beautiful spots in and around the Cotswolds to lay your blanket down and enjoy a good old fashioned picnic! Here’s our pick of the best.

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Friday, June 5, 2015
Mary Berry visits Upton House which during the Second World War became the 'bank to beat the blitz'

When Mary Berry popped in to Upton House to officially launch its new wartime exhibition, we were thrilled to be able to have a chat with her about her wartime memories, her affection for the Cotswolds, and much more besides...

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Fancy a pint? [Photo: Nikolay Litov]

Whether you’re a connoisseur or just fancy a tipple, there are ample festivals across the Cotswolds catering for beer, cider and wine lovers. Here’s our pick of the best, in chronological order.

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Thursday, May 21, 2015
Gloucester Quays Food Festival

People in the Cotswolds are spoilt for choice when it comes to food festivals. Here is our pick of the best events celebrating all things great and edible in this pretty region of England.

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Thursday, May 7, 2015
Cotswold Life Food & Drink Awards 2015

The finalists of the 2015 Cotswold Life Food & Drink Awards have been chosen and the winners will be announced at the award ceremony at Cheltenham Racecourse on July 6

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Avoid sugary foods at lunchtime that cause a sharp spike in blood sugar, followed in quick succession by a rapid fall in blood sugar and subsequent crash in energy levels

Naomi Mead shows us how to avoid afternoon fatigue with nutrition

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Friday, April 17, 2015
Lebanese restaurants in Coventry and Warwick show the perfect fusion of East and West / Photo: Aqua Food & Mood

As readers of my blog will know, one of my passions is researching my family’s heritage through the celebration of culture, festivals and the food associated with it.

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Thursday, April 9, 2015
Adam Bateman, Walton Hall & Hotel

We find out more about Adam Bateman, the cage-fighting chef in Warwickshire with a penchant for freshly-baked bread.

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Friday, March 13, 2015
Lamb is perfect for March / Photo: Phasut Warapisit

Evelyn Curtis offers up a selection of recipes ideal for March, including lamb in lemon sauce, pineapple meringue, fruity tea loaf and rock cakes

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Extra virgin olive oil

Nutritional therapist Naomi Mead separates the fat from the fiction, explaining why not all fats are bad for you

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