Food & Drink

Friday, March 13, 2015

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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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Want to know where to go once the days’s action during Cheltenham Race Week has come to a close? To make sure you are at the liveliest party in town we have rounded up six of the best pubs and bars offering live music, so you can carry on partying once you have left Cheltenham Racecourse

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Sunday, February 22, 2015
Star Bistro is named People’s Favourite in the Sustainable Restaurant Awards 2015

Cheltenham’s StarBistro has been named the People’s Favourite in a national award.

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Eggs Benedict

Rose Norman, co-founder of vintage-inspired Herefordshire company Betty Twyford, offers up a recipe for cooking Eggs Benedict using your AGA

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Thursday, February 12, 2015
Evelyn's Streusel Tart

Evelyn Curtis offers up some more recipes to ward off the chill, including Irish stew, bacon and cider hotpot and rhubarb and strawberry tart

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Monday, February 9, 2015
Ross & Ross Food

Award-winning food company Ross & Ross Food have launched a supper club, with their first pop-up restaurant event on Friday February 13 2015 at The Straw Kitchen at Whichford Pottery.

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Fish pie / Photo: Steve Baxter

Evelyn Curtis offers up some winter recipes to ward off the chill, including fish pie, citrus jelly and lemon sponge souffle

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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Henley Chocolates

Anna Rose: I’m sure most will admit to a bit of indulgent daydreaming, when from time to time, especially when stuck in rush-hour traffic, thoughts drift into themes such as “wouldn’t it be nice to work from home, where you are your own boss - with no road congestion to deal with.”

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Goose makes a good alternative to turkey for Christmas dinner [Photo - Dar1930]

Evelyn Curtis offers up some tasty seasonal recipes for the Christmas period, including turkey stuffing, whisky peppercorn gravy, party punch and more...

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Friday, December 5, 2014
M'Hencha Stack

Christmas is the only time of year that it is acceptable to eat non-stop, so make the most of it and treat yourself to some delicious food and drink gifts.

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Thursday, December 4, 2014
Distillers, washbacks and stills / Photo: Tom Elms Photography

The awarded grant will help the new distillery in Stourton to increase whisky production

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Thursday, November 27, 2014
Christmas drinks

Everyone loves a Christmas tipple, after all there are few other times of the year where it is acceptable to open a bottle early in the morning.

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014
The Swan Inn

Promotional feature: The Swan Inn is a family-run business located within the heart of Moreton-in-Marsh, providing food, bed and board, as well as a function room available to hire.

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Friday, November 7, 2014
Welsh cakes / Photo: Neil Langan

November offers a lot to look forward to; rich warming stews, thick soups and hot spongy puddings are high on our list of meals as the colder weather gets under way. Evelyn Curtis shares a few of her favourite seasonal recipes.

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
A blue tit feeding during the winter months

Promotional feature: As the colder weather approaches, spare a thought for the wild birds in your garden. CJ Wildlife offer some tips on how you can help them survive the winter.

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Thursday, October 23, 2014
Warwickshire chef Adam Bateman

Warwickshire chef Adam Bateman has been nominated for an award in the forthcoming Hotel Cateys.

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Thursday, October 2, 2014
Bramley apples / Photo: Red58Bill

Evelyn Curtis talks apples, offering a few of her favourite recipes featuring the much-loved Bramley

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Monday, September 1, 2014

Evelyn Curtis provides a few of her favourite seasonal recipes for September

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Monday, August 18, 2014
El Greco, Stratford-upon-Avon

El Greco is a Greek restaurant in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon. 
What would the Bard have made of it, Katie Jarvis wonders.

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Michael Mosley

Dr Michael Mosley is the medical journalist who brought the fast-diet phenomenon to the world’s attention. 
Katie Jarvis talked to him over a cup of tea, with no cake

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Monday, July 21, 2014
Moushumi Moran

Anna Rose discusses the diversity of Indo-Asian cuisine, and the local opportunity to become an expert in traditional Bengali cooking

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Ragley Food Festival

Ragley Hall will be full of food lovers, chefs and artisan cooks for the first ever Great British Food Festival in Warwickshire, which takes place on September 13-14.

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Thursday, June 26, 2014
Paul Hollywood on BBC's Great British Bake Off

The BBC’s Great British Bake Off star Paul Hollywood will be making his first appearance at Gloucester Quays Food Festival this month. Katie Jarvis spoke to the artisan baker who’s the best thing since sliced bread.

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

Regular customers of a pub near Leamington Spa are set to raise their glasses following the launch of a new loyalty card scheme.

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Monday, June 2, 2014
A Greedy Man in a Hungry World by Jay Rayner

Katie Jarvis meets Jay Rayner (for the second time; she’d rather not talk about the first), to chat about his book – Greedy Man in a Hungry World – and why, when it comes to everything we thought we knew about food, we may well have to eat our words

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Friday, May 23, 2014
Tank driving in Warwickshire

Cherry and Emma talk food and tank driving in Warwickshire

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Thursday, May 22, 2014
The Tetbury Woolsack Race

Three days off without a thing to do? Here are five suggestions for what to get up to in the Cotswolds this weekend

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Friday, May 16, 2014
Rambling Rose Flask and Cup

Whether you’re planning a picnic or a barbecue this summer, here is a selection of our favourite alfresco dining picks.

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Jim Bellinger, (left) CAMRA North Oxfordshire chairman, presents Claire and Jim Alexander with their recent awards

Meet the landlords of The Ebrington Arms who are keeping the tradition of brewing bitter and real ale alive

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Friday, May 2, 2014
Chefs Omar Allibhoy, Gary Hunter, Chris Galvin, Emma McQuistan, Kevin Tew, and Andrew Kojima

Posh fish is off the menu as Katie Jarvis can barely afford a sardine when she sets out to feed herself on just £1 a day

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014
'Pysanky' are painted eggs, a feature of a traditional Ukrainian Easter / Photo: Polischchuk Elena (shutterstock)

Anna Rose provides an insight into the distinct culinary traditions of Easter in Ukraine which are practiced by Ukrainian ex-pats across Warwickshire

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Easter biscuits from Contemporary Cake Design!

Cheltenham-based company Contemporary Cake Designs share a recipe for traditional Easter biscuits that can be enjoyed at home, bringing out the Mary Berry in all.

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Thursday, April 3, 2014
Some detox diets involve a large increase in the intake of water / Photo: Nobuhiro Asada (Shutterstock)

Health coach and nutritionist Andrea Bayles is often asked for a quick detox regime that will help shed the pounds. Some, however, are more effective than others...

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