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RICHARD ESLING: Restaurant wine lists should be both affordable and interesting

Last week, I was invited to a fascinating evening at the Institute of Masters of Wine in London.

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Slow-Cooked Jamaican Chuck Beef and Sweet Potato Pepper Pot

DAVID WOODS: This hug in a bowl has a sweet and spicy kick

Kick back and relax with this bowlful of spicy flavours, says David Woods, executive head chef of the Sofitel London Gatwick.

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The Richard Onslow

Kitchen secrets revealed by Richard Onslow head chef

It’s part of a magician’s code never to share the secrets of their tricks.

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Varietal Labelling  or not!

RICHARD ESLING: Labels aren’t just about looking pretty

Choosing a bottle of wine from the shelves of your local wine store or supermarket is not always an easy task.

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Sampling wines at Stopham Vineyard

RICHARD ESLING: English wine in the ascendancy

Another very successful Arundel Festival has just come to a close, when thousands of visitors had the opportunity to enjoy the many events and exhibitions which took place over the ten-day event.

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Tomato gazpacho with torn olive bread

DAVID SMITH: A stylish starter for those with too many tomatoes

Surrounded by a glut of tomatoes and not sure what to do with them? Then try this delicious starter from senior sous chef David Smith at the Arora Hotel, Crawley...

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Some red wines for your burgers

RICHARD ESLING: Pick a wine for National Burger Day

Are you ready for one of the year’s great culinary events, which takes place this week?

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Variety is the spice for younger tea drinkers

Variety is the spice for younger tea drinkers

While builder’s tea - milk, two sugars - may be the stereotypical cuppa for most Brits, it seems that younger consumers are more adventurous in their leaf of choice.

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jah jyot

Sussex street food vendor in national final

Jah Jyot Punjabi Street Food from Southwater has fought its way through the regional heats and from over 3,000 entrants has secured a place in the last 17 of the British Street Food Awards to be held in Manchester on September 16 and 17.

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Blackberry pear and chocolate torte

DAVID WOODS: A delicious excuse to go blackberry picking

David Woods, executive head chef of Sofitel London Gatwick Hotel, raids the hedgerows to create a stunning seasonal dessert.

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Lobster and Taittinger

RICHARD ESLING: This elegant champagne is perfect with lobster

When it comes to food and wine, there are certain things that just seem right together.

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Wine: enjoy responsibly

RICHARD ESLING: The pros and cons of a glass of wine

A report in the International drinks trade magazine, The Drinks Business, reads: “A 29-year study into the effects of alcohol and dementia has found that older adults who consume alcohol on a regular basis are more likely to live to the age of 85 without dementia compared with non-drinkers.”

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Two pink wines for an English summer

RICHARD ESLING: Wines for a typically English summer

August is here and our Mediterranean style summer has transformed itself into the normal English Summer.

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Smoked ham hock terrine with pea puree

TONY STAPLES: This tasty terrine is flexible food for the summer

Bring on the picnics with this easy terrine that also makes an elegant starter. Tony Staples, executive head chef of the Arora Hotel Gatwick Crawley, explains how.

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Gin a firm favourite after a chequered history

Gin a firm favourite after a chequered history

Sally Pavey speaks to a local couple about the renaissance of gin.

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Village restaurant and cafe holds plenty of memories

Village restaurant and cafe holds plenty of memories

Charlotte Harding finds a restaurant and cafe in Amberley full of love and good home cooked food.

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Arundel Festival Wine Trail 2017

RICHARD ESLING: Arundel Festival wine events return

The Arundel Festival is looming large on the horizon, starting Saturday, August 19, and running for a full ten days up until Bank Holiday Monday, August 28.

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The Fish Finger sandwich

VIDEO: Revamp the Fish Finger sandwich at home with Ruth Langsford

Television presenter, Ruth Langsford is a busy working mum and knows how much pressure there is to put something tasty on the table that will be enjoyed by everyone.

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Vineyards in Emilia Romagna

RICHARD ESLING: Could this be the new wave Italian wine for the UK?

There is a relatively new wine in Italy that is starting to make a bit of a name for itself.

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A trio of cocktails  Last Word, San Remo and  Le Ciel

DAVID WOODS: These attractive cocktails are sure to cause a stir

Whether you like them shaken or stirred, cocktails are on the menu this summer, says executive head chef David Woods, of the Sofitel London Gatwick Hotel.

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