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County news: Former ‘Masterchef The Professionals’ winner to open restaurant in Sussex

Steven Edwards, one of the youngest ever winners of MasterChef The Professionals (2013), is set to open the doors of his first restaurant, etch, in Sussex on Friday March 24.

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Progrigio

RICHARD ESLING: A look at the changing world of wine

One of the great things about wines and the wine industry is that there are constant changes and innovations which means there are always new things to discover.

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Sweet potato pancakes. Picture: Love Sweet Potatoes

Flipping good savoury pancake recipes

With Shrove Tuesday, aka Pancake Day, on Tuesday, February 28, we round up two tasty savoury pancake recipes.

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Berryworld strawberry, toasted almond and caramel pancakes. Picture: Berryworld.com

Try these delicious pancake recipes

You may stick to your favourite pancake toppings every year, but this Shrove Tuesday (February 28) try something a little different.

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Winter pruning in full swing at Blackdown Ridge Estate

RICHARD ESLING: Work in the vineyards goes on whatever the weather

Mention the word ‘vineyard’ and a vision appears of neatly tended rows of vines, with luscious leaves and large bunches of developing grapes, bathed in sunshine on gently rolling hills.

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Mushroom risotto with oven roasted quail

TONY STAPLES: Use a little mushroom magic to beat the vegetable shortage

In the midst of a vegetable shortage, stay calm and carry on cooking with mushrooms. Executive head chef, Tony Staples, of the Arora Hotel in Crawley, has the perfect recipe for a crisis...

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Suzy Atkins with Frederic de Monner at The France Show

RICHARD ESLING: Rosette is one of the stars at The France Show

Mention the word ‘rosette’ and pictures come to mind of prize bulls, the best pooch at a dog show, or perhaps blue, red or yellow varieties, pinned to the lapels of politicians.

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Parmesan tart with a heart crisp

DAVID WOODS: Tasty homemade hearts show your love in spades

Love is in the air at the Sofitel London Gatwick Hotel, based at the airport’s north terminal, as executive head chef, David Woods, gets ready for Valentine’s Day...

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Brewing herbs to cleanse, nurture and restore body and soul

VIDEO: The power of plants to help us remember, digest and love

As a nation we are seeing a growing resurgence and desire for more natural remedies to support our health.

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The Crown

REVIEW: The Crown, Horsted Keynes

The Netflix TV show The Crown has been winning a lot of plaudits this awards season, but it's not the only Crown that should be getting rave reviews.
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Austrian wines from Pfaffl Winery

RICHARD ESLING: Wonderful wines to make you yodel

“As he struts through the door in his rakish lederhosen, all the wenches blush – they’re crazy about him. And who couldn’t be? He is not just the freshest and boldest in all the land, he’s also quite dashing.”

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What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

For many Brits there’s nothing better than a greasy, full English but with so much to include on the plate, what’s your must-have ingredient?

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Calvados with apple pie

RICHARD ESLING: Keep away the January blues with a little apple brandy

Mid-January and the end of year celebrations already seem like a distant memory.

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Chinese barbecue ribs

TONY STAPLES: A seriously messy meal to celebrate Chinese New Year

With just over a week to go to Chinese New Year, Tony Staples, executive head chef of The Arora Hotel in Crawley, shares his favourite recipe...

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Sussex Food and Drink Awards 2016 at the Amex Stadium.

Huge support for the county’s premier food awards

Sussex Food and Drink Awards 2017 has attracted more than 13,000 public votes to recognise the county’s brightest and best food professionals.

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Sussex Food and Drinks Awards 2015 at the AMEX.

Meet the women behind the Sussex Food and Drink Awards

Ahead of the Sussex Food & Drink Awards banquet Charlotte Harding talks to the two women behind the event which has put local produce firmly on the map.

Lifestyle
Beer

Sussex’s first beer sommelier

Charlotte Harding gets an education from Sussex’s first beer sommelier.

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A steward in the P&O Club lounge

RICHARD ESLING: Hop across the channel for a little re-stocking

Assuming that your only acknowledgement to ‘Dry January’ is to avoid sweet wines, now is the perfect time for a hop across the channel to re-stock the ‘cellar’, which has been ransacked and pillaged over the last few weeks.

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Wines for the turkey curry

RICHARD ESLING: Would anyone like some turkey curry?

Turkey curry anyone? Perhaps not.

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French onion soup

DAVID WOODS: A fuss-free recipe for some welcome winter warming

It shouldn’t always be the case of ‘out with the old’ in the new year. David Woods, executive head chef at the Sofitel London Gatwick hotel, revives a classic recipe for some winter warming.

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